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DePaul fails to contain Creighton in 83-68 loss

DePaul head coach Dave Leitao paces the sidelines against Creighton on Wednesday at Wintrust Arena.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

January 23, 2020

Coming off an impressive win over then-No. 5 Butler on Saturday, DePaul looked to build on that win on Wednesday when Creighton came into Wintrust Arena. Instead, the Blue Demons came out flat and allowed Creighton to dictate the pace from the start. As a result, DePaul lost 83-68 in front of a mostly...

DePaul bounces back with win in overtime

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

September 30, 2018

In their third Big East conference game of the season and home conference opener, DePaul (6-4-2; 2-1 Big East) hosted the Creighton Blue Jays on Sunday. In an exciting back-and-forth game that saw great scoring scoring opportunities for each team, the Blue Demons prevailed in overtime with a 2-1 victory...

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

Jack Higgins

January 5, 2017

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...

Men’s Soccer 0-2 in Big East after loss to Creighton

Men's Soccer 0-2 in Big East after loss to Creighton

Jack Higgins

September 24, 2016

The DePaul men’s soccer team fell 4-1 to 12-ranked Creighton Saturday and fell to 5-3-2 overall. The Blue Demons aren’t where they wanted or expected to be after two conference games, but continue to look positively toward the future. They also focus on what they did right during the game ...

Women’s volleyball looks forward to a tough season

Women's volleyball looks forward to a tough season

J Samantha Rivera

September 12, 2016

With high hopes for their regular season, the DePaul women’s volleyball team continues to face tough opponents throughout their preseason – but there’s a catch. Wins against tougher opponents means a higher chance to beat Big East teams like Creighton – the reigning conference champs. “I’m super excit...

St. John’s wins Big East championship over Creighton

St. John's wins Big East championship over Creighton

Zachary Holden

March 9, 2016

Having split the season series with both teams winning on the opposing court, the Big East final was up in the air. No. 4 St. John’s had just upset No. 1 DePaul in the semifinals while No. 7 Creighton toppled No. 3 Seton Hall to set up the first 4 vs. 7 matchup in the championship game ever. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball reportedly adds Patrick Sellers as assistant coach

Ben Gartland

April 27, 2015

Dave Leitao's staff at DePaul has reportedly added another Big East assistant coach for 2015-16 as they have hired Patrick Sellers, Jon Rothstein reported Monday. Read More »...

Creighton knocks DePaul out in the first round of the Big East tournament

DePaul's Myke Henry (4) regains control of the ball as Creighton's Geoffrey Groselle (41) and Toby Hegner (32) defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the first round of the Big East Conference tournament, Wednesday, March 11, 2015, in New York.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Matthew Paras

March 11, 2015

NEW YORK — For a half of basketball, anyway, DePaul men’s basketball seemed to correct the problems that plagued them for the last half of the season. The shot selection was good, passes were crisp and they even managed to hold their ground in rebounding. But in the end, they were the same old Blue Demons. Bad habits doomed DePaul in the first round of the Big Eas...

Big East Tournament: No. 4 St. John’s holds on to beat No. 5 Creighton 57-54

Ben Gartland

March 8, 2015

For the third time in four seasons, Creighton’s season came to a close at the hand of St. John’s. The Jays held the lead for most of the game but could not keep St. John’s at bay as the Red Storm got over the hump and took the victory 57-54. “It should us that we were able to withstand blues,”...

DePaul men’s basketball loses fifth straight, falls to Creighton 75-62

Ben Gartland

February 24, 2015

For a moment in the middle of the second half, senior forward Forrest Robinson hit a three-pointer and the game was tied. For a moment, DePaul had the momentum and it looked like they could overcome their slow start. However, this was only a moment. The Blue Demons could not keep pace with Creighton...

Forrest Robinson scores 20 points as DePaul upsets Creighton 70-60

Matthew Paras

January 8, 2015

The day before DePaul men’s basketball’s game at Creighton, forward Forrest Robinson said to have success on the road, the team would have to focus. The Blue Demons, who were 1-7 on the road, were going into a stadium that averaged 17,000 people and were facing a Creighton team that was 7-1 at ho...

DePaul gears for tough road test at Creighton

Matthew Paras

January 7, 2015

Sitting at 2-0 in the Big East conference, DePaul’s next challenge to stay at top of the Big East standings is to do something they haven’t done this season — win away from Chicago. The Blue Demons are 1-7 on the road or in neutral territory this year, their sole win coming on Dec. 4 aga...

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