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Blue Demons aim to defang Villanova Wildcats

Blue Demons aim to defang Villanova Wildcats

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A date with the No. 3 ranked Villanova Wildcats is never an easy task. But because the matchup between the DePaul Blue Demons (10-16; 3-11 Big East) and Villanova Wildcats (24-3; 11-3 Big East) is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia instead of at Wintrust Arena,...

Blue Demons look to close out home schedule against Georgetown and Villanova

Blue Demons look to close out home schedule against Georgetown and Villanova

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Sitting on a six game winning streak and having won nine of their last 10 games, the Blue Demons (20-6, 12-2 Big East) are back home this weekend for their final home stand of the regular season, seeking to retain their rank at the top of the Big East standings. First up for the Blue Demons will b...

Maric named to Big East Honor Roll

Maric named to Big East Honor Roll

Paul Steeno, The DePaulia

February 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Blue Demons big fellow from Croatia has earned himself a Big East Honor Roll designation. During a week where the Blue Demons finished 1-1, graduate senior center Marin Maric averaged 20.5 points per game on 68.2 percent from the field and pulled down 7.5 rebounds to earn this designation for the ...

Grays named Big East Player of the Week

Grays named Big East Player of the Week

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

It seems fitting that during a week when the DePaul Blue Demon women's basketball team (18-6; 10-2 Big East) went 3-0 and vaulted to the top of the Big East standings, that one of their players would earn the Big East Player of the Week designation. Junior forward Mart'e Grays averaged 17 points and...

Blue Demons out for revenge against Butler

Blue Demons out for revenge against Butler

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

If the DePaul Blue Demons (9-12; 2-7 Big East) want to earn their third Big East road win of the season when they travel to Indianapolis to square off with the Butler Bulldogs (16-7; 6-4 Big East) this weekend, they will need to get off to a better start. In the Blue Demons last three losses, they've...

Big East Honor Roll calls Eli Cain’s name

Big East Honor Roll calls Eli Cain’s name

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 29, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A shot like this deserves a Big East Weekly Honor Roll designation. It was the game winner in a win against Georgetown on Wednesday night.  Eli Cain scored a season high 27 points on 10-for-15 from the field and poured in a season high five 3-point field goals. Sunday in an 86-70 loss to S...

Pirates attack Wintrust Arena on Sunday afternoon

Pirates attack Wintrust Arena on Sunday afternoon

January 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Riding a wave of momentum after a 74-73 win at Georgetown on Wednesday night, the DePaul Blue Demons (9-11; 2-6) return to Wintrust Arena Sunday at 3 p.m. to defend their home turf against the Seton Hall Pirates (15-5; 4-3). With the win on Wednesday, the Blue Demons have matched their conference...

Three Blue Demon track and field athletes win Big East weekly honors

Three Blue Demon track and field athletes win Big East weekly honors

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 26, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Track & Field, Track & Field, Women's Sports

The Big East Weekly Honor Roll for track and field is littered with DePaul athletes after the Blue Demons posted a solid team performance at the Notre Dame Invitational on Saturday. Freshman Kiersten Walker earned Big East Women's Track Athlete of the Week honors after breaking the school record in...

Blue Demons look to contain Hoyas’ big men at Georgetown Wednesday

Blue Demons look to contain Hoyas’ big men at Georgetown Wednesday

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 23, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

When the Georgetown Hoyas took down the DePaul Blue Demons 90-81 at Wintrust Arena on Jan. 2, it was the Jessie Govan and Marcus Derrickson show. They combined for 49 points and 19 rebounds as the Blue Demons couldn't find a defensive solution against Georgetown's powerful frontcourt. The Blue Demo...

Miserable shooting night dooms DePaul against Marquette

Miserable shooting night dooms DePaul against Marquette

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A Monday evening date with the worst defense in the Big East by opponent field goal percentage (47.8 percent) and points allowed (77 per game) could have been an opportunity for the Blue Demon offense to get in sync. But did they? After mishandling a low pass with 2:33 remaining in the first half,...

Women’s basketball conclude weekend home-stand with win against Butler

Women’s basketball conclude weekend home-stand with win against Butler

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

January 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul had no qualms dispatching a good Butler team 87-65 in their final regular-season game at Wintrust Arena, although it wasn’t a laugher the whole way. The first quarter was absolutely brutal in terms of scoring.  Butler (11-8; 3-4 Big East) had eight turnovers and hit just 3-of-11 shots le...

Providence stuns DePaul with 22-0 run in second half

Providence stuns DePaul with 22-0 run in second half

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

For 23 minutes of game time, it looked like the DePaul Blue Demons would leave Wintrust Arena with a second consecutive Big East victory to their name. But, the Providence Friars (12-6; 3-2 Big East) had other plans. The Blue Demons (8-9; 1-4 Big East) found out the hard way that it's difficult to...

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