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WNBA Draft: Jessica January drafted by Connecticut Sun

WNBA Draft: Jessica January drafted by Connecticut Sun

Ben Gartland

April 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women's basketball guard Jessica January was drafted 28th overall by the Connecticut Sun in the 3rd round of the WNBA Draft on Thursday. "I was watching it on TV with my teammates Meri Bennett-Swanson and Megan Waldron, Eli Cain of the men's team, and coach Doug Bruno," January said. "When...

NCAA Tournament: DePaul women’s basketball falls to Mississippi State in second round

NCAA Tournament: DePaul women’s basketball falls to Mississippi State in second round

Adam Chalifoux

March 19, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons fell 92-71 in the second round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Sunday afternoon.  The Seven seed Blue Demons came into the matchup against the second seeded Mississippi State Bulldogs. The Blue Demons took a 5-0 lead against the Bulldogs on their home floor with...

Commentary: Another empty season for DePaul men’s basketball

Commentary: Another empty season for DePaul men’s basketball

Ben Gartland

March 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Big East Tournament, Men's Sports, Sports

NEW YORK — On Wednesday night in Madison Square Garden, DePaul men’s basketball coach Dave Leitao sat in the press conference room after DePaul was knocked out in the first round of the Big East tournament. Answering in the same calm and measured way he does for most press conferences, he responded...

2017 Big East tournament preview: DePaul men’s basketball vs. Xavier

2017 Big East tournament preview: DePaul men’s basketball vs. Xavier

Ben Gartland

March 8, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Big East Tournament, Men's Sports, Sports

NEW YORK — DePaul men's basketball plays in the opening round of the Big East tournament tonight as they play Xavier, a team they've lost to twice this season. The Facts Who: No. 10 DePaul vs. No. 7 Xavier What: First round of the 2017 Big East men's basketball tournament When: Wednesday,...

Jean Lenti Ponsetto and Doug Bruno talk DePaul and women’s sports at symposium

Jean Lenti Ponsetto and Doug Bruno talk DePaul and women’s sports at symposium

J Samantha Rivera

March 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

If there was anything last week’s star-studded Women in Sports panel, sponsored by CSN Chicago and DePaul University, could agree on, it’s that they’re tired — tired of continuously fighting for equal female rights within the world of sports. Read More »...

DePaul women’s basketball picks up several Big East awards

DePaul women’s basketball picks up several Big East awards

Ben Gartland

March 1, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women's basketball picked up several individual awards on Wednesday morning as the Big East accolades were announced. Senior guard Brooke Schulte was named Big East Player of the Year, after stepping in to become a big part of the offense when Jessica January went down. Schulte was also named...

DePaul women’s tennis takes down Kansas State 4-3

DePaul women’s tennis takes down Kansas State 4-3

Sam Johnson

February 27, 2017


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Sports

The Blue Demons managed to stop a two-game losing skid, and put the past behind them Sunday, as they defeated the Wildcats with great play against tough competition. The DePaul women’s tennis team (5-6) defeated the Kansas State Wildcats (7-4) in a close game at home, 4-3. The most recent loss for...

Seton Hall holds off DePaul men’s basketball 82-79

Seton Hall holds off DePaul men’s basketball 82-79

Ben Gartland

February 25, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Coming off only their second conference win of the season on Wednesday, DePaul men's basketball found themselves down by 20 in the second half. As they've had in multiple games this season, including Wednesday, DePaul came back. Sometimes they win, most time they get close. On Saturday, they got close....

No. 21/20 DePaul women’s basketball rolls to 100-69 victory over Butler

No. 21/20 DePaul women’s basketball rolls to 100-69 victory over Butler

Shane Rene

January 14, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

With 21 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter of Friday night’s game against Butler (5-12), DePaul (15-4) freshman forward Chante Stonewall knocked down a three-point jump-shot to eclipse 100 points and close out a 100-69 conference win at home. “I thought we came out with a good energy and...

Schulte’s 30 points lead no. 23/21 DePaul 79-65 over Creighton

Jack Higgins

January 5, 2017


Filed under News

Prior to their game Wednesday night, both DePaul and Creighton’s women’s basketball teams were exactly where they were supposed to be according to the preseason Big East coaches’ poll - tied for first place in the conference. Once the game was finished, however, DePaul had secured the sole fir...

No. 22 DePaul women’s basketball rolls Tennesee Martin 100-68

No. 22 DePaul women’s basketball rolls Tennesee Martin 100-68

Ben Gartland

December 20, 2016


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

From the opening bucket, No. 22 DePaul women's basketball was in charge of the game as the Blue Demons (8-4) defeated Tennesee Martin (3-9) 100-68. Senior guard Brooke Schulte led the game with 27 points, which is the most for any Big East player this season and a career high for her. The Blue Demons...

The DePaul men rally to beat Southeast Missouri State 81-78

Jack Higgins

December 20, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul showed their depth after rallying to win 81-78 in a tough game against Southeast Missouri State in their second game of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic. The Blue Demons managed to win, but things did not always look up for the team. DePaul’s leading scorer, sophomore guard Eli Cain, ...

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