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Women’s basketball trounces Xavier at Wintrust

Women’s basketball trounces Xavier at Wintrust

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

In DePaul’s first game of the weekend, the women took on the Xavier Musketeers, who came in 1-4 in the Big East and on a four-game losing streak.  The Demons (13-5; 5-1 Big East) ensured there would be no chance of an upset, taking care of business in a 79-48 throttling for their third straight win si...

Blue Demons battle Friars in FS1 all-access game

Blue Demons battle Friars in FS1 all-access game

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Somebody is excited about the DePaul Blue Demons (8-8; 1-3 Big East) all-access matchup against the Providence Friars (11-6; 2-2 Big East) at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at Wintrust Arena. DePaul and Providence meet for the 39th time, with the Friars holding a decisive 28-10 advantage in the all-time series....

DePaul holds off St. John’s for third straight win

DePaul holds off St. John’s for third straight win

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

December 30, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Two nights after tying a school record with 19 threes, DePaul (10-4, 2-0 Big East) used a big second quarter run and a solid defensive outing to fend off a surging St John’s (7-6, 1-1 Big East) squad to hold on for a 76-67 victory at McGrath-Phillips Arena Saturday night. Two nights after recording...

Second half woes continue as Xavier drops DePaul

Second half woes continue as Xavier drops DePaul

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 30, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Same script, new game. In a defeat that made the Dec. 16 loss against Northwestern look like a minor annoyance instead of a heartbreaker in retrospect, the Xavier Musketeers (14-1) used a furious comeback over the last 15 minutes of the game to escape 77-72 against DePaul (7-7) Saturday afternoon...

Mark Plotkin to take men’s soccer head coaching job

Mark Plotkin to take men’s soccer head coaching job

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

DePaul’s men’s soccer program has completed its search for a new head coach, announcing today that former Blue Demon Mark Plotkin will take over for his former head coach Craig Blazer next season. DePaul’s athletic department announced a departure from the Blazer regime and a national search for...

Northwestern exposes flaws, strengths as conference play approaches

Northwestern exposes flaws, strengths as conference play approaches

Pat Feil, Contributing Sportswriter

December 19, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Sometimes it’s the little things that can decide the outcome of a basketball game. For the DePaul Blue Demons (6-5), that little thing was free throw shooting. Playing against a veteran Northwestern team (8-4) the Blue demons shot a season-worst 37.5 percent from the charity stripe, making just ...

PREVIEW: Northwestern visits DePaul for Chicago bragging rights

PREVIEW: Northwestern visits DePaul for Chicago bragging rights

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 15, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

There's something about a college basketball rivalry game in Chicago that creates a palpable excitement that permeates throughout the city. "I'm not from here, but we can feel the vibes," DePaul Blue Demon junior guard Eli Cain said. "We want to have the city to ourselves. There's a lot of other go...

Big East releases 2017-18 conference schedule

Big East releases 2017-18 conference schedule

Paul Steeno

September 12, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

Break out those calendars because the Big East Conference unveiled its 2017-18 conference basketball schedule on its website this morning. The DePaul men’s basketball team will begin Big East play at Wintrust Arena against defending Big East champion Villanova on Dec. 27. The Blue Demons will matchup a...

Bob Dylan set to play first concert at Wintrust Arena

Bob Dylan set to play first concert at Wintrust Arena

Paul Steeno

September 12, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

Basketball isn’t the only entertainment going down this fall at DePaul hoop’s new home arena. Legendary musician Bob Dylan announced his 2017 fall U.S. tour schedule on his website this morning, and an Oct. 27 appearance at Wintrust Arena by McCormick Place is one of his many stops. The Chicag...

Tyger Campbell: First 5-star recruit in decades could be beginning of revival for DePaul men’s basketball

Tyger Campbell: First 5-star recruit in decades could be beginning of revival for DePaul men’s basketball

Ben Gartland

May 15, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, News, Sports

There have been a lot of names that have crossed DePaul men's basketball radar over the years as the person who could jumpstart a rebuild.  Derrick Rose, Jahlil Okafor, and Cliff Alexander all had DePaul in their final lists but all went elsewhere. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball lands 5-star recruit Tyger Campbell

DePaul men’s basketball lands 5-star recruit Tyger Campbell

Ben Gartland

May 8, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul men's basketball landed their biggest recruit in years as 5-star point guard Tyger Campbell verbally committed to the Blue Demons on Monday evening.   Mama there goes that man😈 Excited to announce my commitment to DePaul University😤💙❤️ #theprocess #dontquestionme #bedifferent #chi...

Report: DePaul men’s basketball adds transfer Marin Maric

Report: DePaul men’s basketball adds transfer Marin Maric

Ben Gartland

May 8, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Multiple reports on Monday said that Northern Illinois' forward Marin Maric will transfer to DePaul for the 2017-18 season. Maric is immediately eligible and has one year left as a graduate transfer.   Northern Illinois big man Marin Maric has pulled out of the Draft and will head to Depaul. Impact big m...

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