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

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Ben Gartland

May 15, 2017

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

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 #chicity p...

Report: DePaul men’s basketball adds transfer Marin Maric

Report: DePaul men's basketball adds transfer Marin Maric

Ben Gartland

May 8, 2017

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...

WNBA Draft: Jessica January drafted by Connecticut Sun

Junior guard Jessica January plays against Creighton.  (Photo by Josh Leff / The DePaulia)

Ben Gartland

April 13, 2017

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

AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis

Adam Chalifoux

March 19, 2017

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

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

Ben Gartland

March 9, 2017

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

Billy Garrett Jr. (right) will be a key factor in tonight's DePaul game against Xavier in the Big East tournament. 

(Josh Leff/The DePaulia)

Ben Gartland

March 8, 2017

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

DePaul Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto in 2014. (Josh Leff / The DePaulia)

J Samantha Rivera

March 6, 2017

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

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

(Sam Johnson / The DePaulia)

Sam Johnson

February 27, 2017

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

DePaul guard Billy Garrett Jr., left, looks to pass as Seton Hall guard Khadeen Carrington (0) and guard Madison Jones (30) guard during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, in Rosemont, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Ben Gartland

February 25, 2017

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 René

January 14, 2017

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...

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