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Miserable shooting night dooms DePaul against Marquette

Tre'Darius McCallum received a technical after slamming the ball into the court in an outburst of frustration Monday night at Marquette.
(Konrad Markowski)

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 16, 2018

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

Sophomore forward Chante Stonewall has back-to-back double-doubles (Photo Courtesy of DePaul Athletics)

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

January 15, 2018

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

DePaul head coach Dave Leitao.
(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 13, 2018

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...

Women’s basketball trounces Xavier at Wintrust

Junior forward Mart'e Grays collected her third career double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds.  
(Photo Courtesy of DePaul Athletics)

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018

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

The Blue Demons have added transfer student Carte'Are Gordon to its roster. 
(Konrad Markowski/The DePaulia)

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 12, 2018

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

Kelly Campbell had a career-high 20 points Monday night.
(Photo Courtesy of DePaul Athletics)

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

December 30, 2017

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

Roberts fell three points shy of tying a career-high of 19 points he set earlier this season against Illinois.
(Konrad Markowski / The DePaulia)

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 30, 2017

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

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Shane Rene, Sports Editor

December 21, 2017

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

The Blue Demons have added transfer student Carte'Are Gordon to its roster. 
(Konrad Markowski/The DePaulia)

Pat Feil, Contributing Sportswriter

December 19, 2017

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

DePaul head coach Dave Leitao (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 15, 2017

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

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Paul Steeno

September 12, 2017

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

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Paul Steeno

September 12, 2017

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...

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