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DePaul makes easy work of Providence in double-header on Saturday

DePaul sophomore infielder Maranda Guiterrez hits her second home run of against Providence on Saturday. The Blue Demons won both games on April 13 8-0 and 8-2.

Joshua Gurevich, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2019

Junior pitcher Krista Dalgarn dominated out of the gates and her team backed the pitcher up by scoring eight runs to win the front-half of the double-header 8-0. The junior pitcher threw a gem, allowing three hits and no runs to improve to 12-4 on the season. The Blue Demons couldn’t have gotten off t...

Blue Demons exceeding expectations in new era

DePaul head coach Tracie Adix-Zins visits the mound to talk with her sophomore pitcher Natalie Halvorson during the second game of a double-header with Providence on Saturday at Cacciatore Staduim. The Blue Demons won both games against the Friars.

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

When Eugene Lenti suddenly retired June 2018 as the head coach of DePaul’s softball program after 37 years during which he gained over 1,300 wins, there was some uncertainty as to who would take over the renowned program that had established a culture of winning. The following month, DePaul Athletics hired...

Billy Garrett Jr. reaches NBA, reflects on DePaul

Former DePaul basketball player Billy Garrett Jr. brings up the ball for the Westchester Knicks during a game this season.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

April 15, 2019

When the Westchester Knicks’ G-League season ended after a second round loss in the playoffs, Billy Garrett Jr. was all but ready to head back home to Chicago. He didn’t believe that he was going to get called up by an NBA team so late into the season, and that’s why he had a flight a ready back ...

DePaul’s role players flourish in CBI championship series

DePaul freshman guard Flynn Cameron drives past USF's David Collins during game two of the CBI championship series.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

April 8, 2019

The old adage “next man up” is a common and overused term in basketball; however, for DePaul that phrase applies perfectly in their recent slate of games in the Roman College Basketball Invitational. The Blue Demons came into the CBI with an already short rotation that only included eight players ...

Bases-loaded jam leads to nine-year relationship for DePaul duo

Sophomore pitcher Natalie Halvorson winds up for a pitch during DePaul's Feb. 9 game against Green Bay at the Total Control Sports Invitational. Halvorson leads the team both in wins and in ERA so far this season, with a record of 13-5 and an ERA of 3.41. (Jonathan Aguilar | The DePaulia)

Cailey Gleeson

April 8, 2019

DePaul’s associate head softball coach Joe Yegge’s first memory of Natalie Halvorson was when she was at the state tournament in eighth grade. “She came in bases loaded to pitch against Kendyl Lindaman, who is one of the premiere hitters in college softball now, Yegge said. The pitching coach...

Former DePaul star Billy Garrett Jr. joins the New York Knicks

Billy Garrett Jr. being honored at Allstate Arena after his final career home game with the Blue Demons. (Photo courtesy of DePaul Athletics)

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

April 8, 2019

When Billy Garrett Jr. told his father he was getting called up to play for the New York Knicks, his namesake didn’t fully believe him.  “He said ‘I got a callup’ and I said ‘a callup where?’ And he was like 'I’m playing for the Knicks,'” said DePaul assistant coach Billy Garrett, r...

Blue Demons battle Chanticleers with CBI championship berth on the line

Sophomore forward Paul Reed dunks against Central Michigan during the Roman Catholic Basketball Invitational Wednesday night at McGrath-Phillips Arena. DePaul advanced to the quarterfinals of the tournament with a 100-86 victory. Jonathan Aguilar | The DePaulia

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 27, 2019

The DePaul Blue Demon's road to a College Basketball Invitational championship continues tonight at 7 at McGrath-Phillips Arena. The next roadblock: the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers. The Chanticleers finished the 2018-2019 season with a 16-16 record including a 9-9 record in the Sun Belt Conference...

Blue Demons CBI journey marches on with matchup against Longwood

DePaul squares off against Longwood on Monday night in the quarterfinals of the CBI tournament. Richard Bodee | The DePaulia

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 25, 2019

The most eye catching aspect of the Longwood Lancers, the DePaul Blue Demons opponent for the second round of the College Basketball Invitational, may be the name of one of their star players. Junior point guard Lorenzo Phillips goes by his childhood nickname Shabooty, staking his claim for best n...

CBI Preview: Blue Demons will experience postseason play for first time since 2007

DePaul senior guard Eli Cain drives to the basket against Georgetown freshman James Akinjo on March 6 at Wintrust Arena. The Blue Demons square off against Central Michigan in the first round of the CBI tournament on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Richard Bodee I The DePaulia

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 20, 2019

DePaul men's basketball will fight another day. On Sunday evening, the Roman College Basketball Invitational announced its field for the 2019 edition of its tournament and the DePaul Blue Demons are one of the 16 teams that will participate. Their first round matchup, set for 7 p.m. on Wednesday night...

DePaul to play in the CBI; first postseason tournament apperance since 2007

DePaul plays Central Michigan in the first round of the CBI on Wednesday evening. Richard Bodee I The DePaulia

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 17, 2019

A disappointing loss to St. John's at Madison Square Garden last Wednesday won't be the last we'll see of the 2018-2019 DePaul Blue Demons. The Roman College Basketball Invitational (CBI) announced the field for its 2019 tournament and DePaul is one of the 16 teams included. DePaul (15-15; 7-11) will...

Reed named most improved in Big East Conference

Paul Reed throws down one of many Blue Demon dunks in a 90-70 win against UIC on Friday. Richard Bodee I The DePaulia

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 11, 2019

In a surprise to few who saw him play the last two seasons, DePaul sophomore big man Paul Reed has earned the Big East Conference's Most Improved Player Award for the 2018-2019 season as voted upon by the league's 10 head coaches. The 11.2 points, 8.2 rebounds, and 1.3 blocks per game the Orlando, Fla. reside...

So Long, Wintrust

DePaul squares off against the Central Michigan Chippewas on Wednesday night at 7 at McGrath-Phillips Arena. 
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Paul Steeno, Richard Bodee, and Alexa Sandler

March 7, 2019

It was a heck of a way to go out. If this was the last time that DePaul seniors Femi Olujobi, Eli Cain, and Max Strus play at Wintrust Arena in a DePaul uniform (it'll depend on if DePaul makes a postseason tournament in which case they could host a game), the trio at least went out in style. In a 101-67 stomping of a Georgetown Hoy...

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