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Former DePaul video coordinator accepts assistant coaching job at CCSU

Former DePaul video coordinator accepts assistant coaching job at CCSU

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

July 20, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports

On Dec. 6, 2017, Central Connecticut State head basketball coach Donyell Marshall watched his Blue Devil boys bow out 85-57 against the DePaul Blue Demons at Wintrust Arena. Between bouts of nostalgia from coaching against his former college coach Dave Leitao, Marshall must have been impressed with the ga...

Close losses define another frustrating season

Close losses define another frustrating season

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

If you didn't watch a second of DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball up until a 72-69 defeat against Marquette in the first round of the Big East tournament Wednesday that game provided you with everything you need to know about these Blue Demons. So close all season. Another missed game-winning attemp...

Big East Tournament: DePaul’s season ends in familiar fashion

Big East Tournament: DePaul’s season ends in familiar fashion

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

March 8, 2018


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

NEW YORK — It was a movie DePaul fans had seen many times this season; an up and down journey to a single possession gone awry in the final seconds — so predictable it's almost comical. But falling short in a must-win game at Madison Square Garden against a team you beat just two weeks before is...

Blue Demons drop another heartbreaker at Wintrust

Blue Demons drop another heartbreaker at Wintrust

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

March 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A career night from Blue Demon sophomore guard Brandon Cyrus and a late game comeback that gave DePaul a chance to tie on the last possession weren't enough, as the No. 3/4 ranked Xavier Musketeers (27-4; 15-3) escaped Wintrust Arena with a 65-62 win over the DePaul Blue Demons (11-19; 4-14). With 16.3 ...

All is well for now: Blue Demons win first home conference game

All is well for now: Blue Demons win first home conference game

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 24, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Winning conference games at home is fun. In front of a canvas of fans wearing yellow, blue, and red the DePaul Blue Demons (11-17; 4-12 Big East) and Marquette Golden Eagles (16-14; 7-9) traded blows down the stretch as the contingents of fans with conflicting rooting interests packed into a rocking...

Pirates best Blue Demons behind 33 from Rodriguez

Pirates best Blue Demons behind 33 from Rodriguez

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 18, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Anything you can do, I can do better. That's what Seton Hall Pirates (18-9; 7-7 Big East) senior forward Desi Rodriguez was probably thinking as he dropped a career-high 33 points on 12-for-21 from the field in the Pirate's 82-77 win against the DePaul Blue Demons (10-16; 3-11 Big East) on Saturday afte...

DePaul falls to Creighton 76-75 in the final minute

DePaul falls to Creighton 76-75 in the final minute

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

New game, same story. The DePaul Blue Demons (9-14, 2-9 Big East) used a familiar game script to corrupt an otherwise strong performance Wednesday night, falling 76-75 in the final minute to the Creighton Blue Jays (18-6, 8-4 Big East) for their ninth loss of league play. With 16 seconds remaining,...

Blue Demons out for revenge against Butler

Blue Demons out for revenge against Butler

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

If the DePaul Blue Demons (9-12; 2-7 Big East) want to earn their third Big East road win of the season when they travel to Indianapolis to square off with the Butler Bulldogs (16-7; 6-4 Big East) this weekend, they will need to get off to a better start. In the Blue Demons last three losses, they've...

Takeaways from DePaul’s win against Georgetown

Takeaways from DePaul’s win against Georgetown

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 25, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Eight games into an 18-game Big East Conference slate and the DePaul Blue Demons already have matched their conference win total (two) from a season ago. On Wednesday night, the Blue Demons (9-11; 2-6 Big East) beat the Georgetown Hoyas (13-7; 3-6 Big East) 74-73 at Capital One Arena in Washington D.C....

Flynn Cameron debut this season? ‘we’ve been talking about it’

Flynn Cameron debut this season? ‘we’ve been talking about it’

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 20, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Someday new arrival Flynn Cameron will trade his gray, walk-on warmup sweats for the shiny white DePaul Blue Demon home uniform with the blue tint and blended blue and red lettering. But when? He signed with the Blue Demons on Dec. 21, 2017 and enrolled at the semester break, but didn't arrive on...

Blue Demons to battle Bulldogs in “Pink Game”

Blue Demons to battle Bulldogs in “Pink Game”

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 19, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

This isn't the Brad Stevens-led Butler Bulldogs that went 166-49 across six seasons from 2007 until 2013 that included five NCAA Tournament appearances and two trips to the Final Four. But the current iteration of the Butler Bulldogs (13-7; 3-4 Big East) is still pretty good. Under the guidance of...

Who’s the point? Breaking down the Blue Demons point guard situation

Who’s the point? Breaking down the Blue Demons point guard situation

Paul Steeno and Sports Reporter

January 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In the DePaul Blue Demon's 91-74 win against the St. John's Red Storm on Jan. 6, Blue Demon junior point guard Eli Cain scored 11 points to reach 1,000 points in his career. When Cain arrived in Lincoln Park prior to this season, he probably didn't envision scoring his 1,000th career point while p...

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