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Blue Demons fall to Butler 60-42 in poor offensive display

Blue Demons fall to Butler 60-42 in poor offensive display

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor March 1, 2020

Since DePaul brought back Dave Leitao in 2015 to lead the men’s basketball program, the Blue Demons have had multiple horrendous offensive showings in the Big East. But Leitao and DePaul reached a new...

Pantelis Xidias (bottom left) and DePaul’s bench celebrates a three-point shot as the Blue Demons continued to pile up points in the second half Saturday.

DePaul’s historic season sees new life with win over No. 5 Bulldogs

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor January 20, 2020

Saturday was a game that the Blue Demons needed desperately. Sitting at 0-4 in Big East play without a win since Dec. 21 against Northwestern, DePaul was due for a game like the 79-66 drubbing of No. 5...

The DePaul bench celebrates during the Blue Demons' 79-66 win over No. 5 Butler.

DePaul upsets No. 5 Butler 79-66 for first Big East win

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor January 18, 2020

It was 13 years since DePaul last beat a top-five team in the country. It was nearly six years since the last time DePaul knocked off Butler.  All of that changed on Saturday when the No. 5 team in...

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...

El-Shafei lifts DePaul over Butler in double overtime

El-Shafei lifts DePaul over Butler in double overtime

Jack Higgins October 26, 2016

After 109 minutes played and double overtime against the Butler Bulldogs (9-5-1), it looked as though the DePaul men’s soccer team (8-6-2) would only take a single point away from their final home game...

No. 18 DePaul routs Butler to advance in Big East tournament

No. 18 DePaul routs Butler to advance in Big East tournament

Matthew Paras March 6, 2016

The stakes for DePaul women’s basketball were clear as they begin its run for a third straight Big East title. If they dominate this three-game stretch, there is a chance that they can secure...

Big East Tournament: Villanova stomps Butler to set up third meeting with DePaul women’s basketball

Matthew Paras March 9, 2015

Villanova raced out to a 12-0 lead against Butler and it was smooth sailing from there on out. Katerhine Coyer scored 16 points and Alex Louin had 15 as No. 3 seed Villanova set up a third meeting with...

Butler spoils DePaul’s senior day with 67-53 win

Matthew Paras February 28, 2015

The Blue Demons opened the second half with a burst of energy that temporarily caused the tide to swing. DePaul men’s basketball attacked the rim, was aggressive on the glass and drained shots to give...

Hinkle Fieldhouse, home of the Butler Bulldogs, opened in 1928. DePaul men’s basketball traveled there Saturday to face the Bulldogs. (Colin Sallee / The DePaulia)

Examining the cathedral of basketball: Hinkle Fieldhouse

Colin Sallee February 8, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS — In basketball, you cannot always rely on your team’s energy to get through a grueling 40-minute contest. When you play in a conference like the Big East, one that’s rich in athletic...

No. 22 Butler bullies DePaul men's basketball behind Kellen Dunham's 24 points

No. 22 Butler bullies DePaul men’s basketball behind Kellen Dunham’s 24 points

Colin Sallee February 7, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS — An aggressive and proven No. 22 Butler team would made their presence felt early on Saturday afternoon as they defeated DePaul men’s basketball, 83-73. The 9,100 spectators on...

Hrynko's 28 points leads No. 25 DePaul over Butler

Hrynko’s 28 points leads No. 25 DePaul over Butler

Matthew Paras December 3, 2014

A small team got even smaller for DePaul women’s basketball Wednesday afternoon, and it was up to DePaul’s guards to pick up the pace. Brittany Hrynko hit seven 3-pointers and had 28 points,...

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