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Tracking DePaul’s dollars

Tracking DePaul’s dollars

Ella Lee, Print Managing Editor April 11, 2021

Have you ever wondered how much the university’s president gets paid or where your tuition money actually goes?  The DePaulia did, too. Not much information about DePaul and its administration is...

New York Knicks assistant coach Kenny Payne is a potential candidate to replace Dave Leitao at DePaul.

Kenny Payne is DePaul’s main target to replace Dave Leitao

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor March 15, 2021

DePaul has potentially identified main target to replace Dave Leitao, who was fired on Monday after six seasons, and it’s a person that athletic director DeWayne Peevy is familiar with: Kenny Payne. A...

DePaul head coach Dave Leitao paces the sidelines against Creighton Jan. 22, 2020 at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul fires Dave Leitao after six losing seasons

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor March 15, 2021

DePaul has fired men’s basketball head coach Dave Leitao after finishing last in the Big East for five consecutive seasons, a source confirmed to The DePaulia on Monday. Leitao, who signed a four-year...

DePaul sophomore forward Romeo Weems stands in front of a UConn player on Monday at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul gets blown out by UConn, 94-60, in quarterfinals of Big East Tournament

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor March 11, 2021

Dave Leitao’s second job as an assistant coach was working for Jim Calhoun at UConn, a place that the current DePaul head coach spent 14 years at. On Thursday, Leitao was coaching against UConn for the...

DePaul junior forward Darious Hall goes up for a layup against Seton Hall on Wednesday.

Poor offensive execution costs DePaul a win over Seton Hall

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor February 17, 2021

DePaul men’s basketball has seen a similar story play out in a lot of its Big East games this season: Hold a lead for most of the game, outplay their opponent for about 35 minutes, only to let poor offensive...

DePaul senior forward Pauly Paulicap and Butler forward Bryce Nze battle for a rebound on Saturday at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

DePaul’s problems aren’t a talent issue — they start with poor gameplans

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor February 7, 2021

College basketball games can be decided by either coaches making in-game adjustments or players taking over when their team needs them to.  But when the talent gap between two teams is even and there...

DePaul still has a long way to go before being able to compete with the Big East’s best teams.

DePaul still has a long way to go before being able to compete with the Big East’s best teams

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor January 31, 2021

DePaul’s win over Marquette on Jan. 23 was supposed to be a springboard towards more success in the Big East.  The Blue Demons showed in that game they can win close games, play elite defense and...

Darious Hall and Romeo Weems celebrate after a play during DePauls 77-58 win over Valparaiso on Saturday at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul gets back to winning ways after couple of close Big East losses

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor January 18, 2021

DePaul men’s basketball head coach Dave Leitao had a goal he wanted to accomplish after his team’s game against Valparaiso on Saturday: Having a happy locker room. The way to accomplish that goal?...

DePaul junior guard Javon Freeman-Liberty goes up for a layup against Western Illinois on Wednesday at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul defeats Western Illinois, 91-72, in long-awaited season opener

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor December 23, 2020

DePaul had to wait almost a month to begin its 2020-21 season because of three different pauses causing the team to cancel or postpone the first 10 games.  But the Blue Demons finally got to play a...

Dave Leitao looks on during the Blue Demons game against Butler on Feb. 29, 2020 at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

Dave Leitao officially announces 2021 recruiting class

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor November 18, 2020

DePaul has waited a long time to have a nationally-ranked recruiting class filled with talent and depth. But the Blue Demons have finally been able to make those dreams become a reality. On Tuesday,...

David Jones goes up to grab a rebound against Turkey in the 2018 U17 FIBA World Cup

DePaul lands 2021 four-star recruit David Jones

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor August 31, 2020

DePaul’s 2021 recruiting class got a boost on Monday when four-star recruit David Jones verbally committed to the Blue Demons.  Jones, who announced his commitment on Instagram, is now the third...

DePaul senior guard Jalen Coleman-Lands walks off the court after a 74-69 loss to Buffalo on Dec. 8 at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul senior Jalen Coleman-Lands enters transfer portal

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor April 20, 2020

The NCAA transfer portal has now claimed five DePaul players since the season ended March 12. DePaul senior guard Jalen Coleman-Lands is the latest player to leave the program, joining Devin Gage, Sullivan...

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