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DePaul guard Jalen Coleman-Lands granted sixth year of eligibility by NCAA

DePaul guard Jalen Coleman-Lands granted sixth year of eligibility by NCAA

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

April 8, 2020

DePaul senior guard Jalen Coleman-Lands has been granted a sixth year of eligibility after receiving a waiver from the NCAA, the athletic department announced Wednesday.  Coleman-Lands transferred from Illinois to DePaul in 2017 and had to sit out the 2017-18 season due to NCAA transfer rules. But ...

DePaul extends Dave Leitao’s contract through 2023-24 season

DePaul extends Dave Leitao’s contract through 2023-24 season

Lawrence Kreymer and Shane René

April 2, 2020

DePaul University and men’s basketball head coach Dave Leitao have mutually agreed to a contract extension on Thursday, per release. The contract extension will keep Leitao at the program’s helm through the end of the 2023-24 season. A source told The DePaulia that Leitao’s new contract features...

Paul Reed declares for NBA draft

Paul Reed declares for NBA draft

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

March 28, 2020

DePaul junior Paul Reed declared for the 2020 NBA Draft Saturday evening per Stadium. Reed is projected to be a first-round pick and the first DePaul player since Wilson Chandler to be drafted in the first round to the NBA.  Reed averaged 15.1 points and 10.7 rebounds in the 2019-2020 season and not...

Big East to cancel all spring sports competition

Big East to cancel all spring sports competition

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

March 12, 2020

The Big East athletic conference is canceling all spring sports for the remainder of the season, they announced in a press release on Thursday afternoon. This decision to cancel comes after the NCAA made the decision earlier to cancel its spring and winter championships.  Earlier today, the Big East men’s basketba...

DePaul pulls off upset win over Xavier in first round of Big East Tournament

DePaul pulls off upset win over Xavier in first round of Big East Tournament

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

March 12, 2020

NEW YORK -- DePaul went into the Big East Tournament knowing exactly what they needed to do in order to qualify for the NCAA Tournament -- win all four games and they are in. Well, that challenge began against Xavier in the first round at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night.  The Blue Demons wer...

Preview: DePaul faces Xavier in first round of Big East Tournament

Preview: DePaul faces Xavier in first round of Big East Tournament

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

March 11, 2020

When DePaul began Big East play against Seton Hall on Dec. 30, the Blue Demons looked like a team destined for the NCAA Tournament. With a 12-1 record and multiple impressive wins, DePaul built a resume that was strong enough to possibly earn an at-large bid in March. But the Blue Demons failed to build on that ...

DePaul triumphs over Marquette to win third straight conference crown

DePaul triumphs over Marquette to win third straight conference crown

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

March 9, 2020

The DePaul women’s basketball team won the Big East Tournament final just like how they had won 27 other games this season, together. It was a balanced attack that saw sophomore guard Lexi Held score 31, as seniors Chante Stonewall and Kelly Campbell poured in 22 and 16 each. DePaul’s all-out def...

DePaul survives Seton Hall, advances to tournament final

DePaul survives Seton Hall, advances to tournament final

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

March 8, 2020

DePaul always knew that they’d get every team’s best shot down the stretch of the grueling Big East tournament. When they got that, they also knew they would need to respond with their best play. Yet when it gets down to the Big East tournament, teams tend to trade blows back and forth and that...

DePaul women fire on all cylinders in Big East tournament quarterfinal

DePaul women fire on all cylinders in Big East tournament quarterfinal

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

March 7, 2020

After two straight losses, the DePaul women’s basketball team was desperate to get back on the court, and there is certainly no better place to get back on track than in the quarter-final of the Big East tournament.  Just under a week separated a regular-season closing loss to Marquette to the 97-...

Devin Gage leaving DePaul at end of the season

Devin Gage leaving DePaul at end of the season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

March 4, 2020

Junior guard Devin Gage is transferring from DePaul after the end of the 2019-2020 season, Evan Daniels of 247Sports reported on Wednesday. Gage becomes the ninth transfer during head coach Dave Leitao’s tenure since the 2015-16 season. Gage is a grad transfer and will have one year left of eligibi...

DePaul women receive Big East season honors

DePaul women receive Big East season honors

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

March 4, 2020

With the 2020 Women’s Big East Tournament just 48 hours away, the host and no. 1 seed DePaul Blue Demons took home a plethora of the yearly Big East awards on Wednesday, including a senior forward Chante Stonewall appearance on the All-Big East First Team On top of receiving first-team honors, Stone...

DePaul defeats Marquette 69-68 for third conference win of the season

DePaul defeats Marquette 69-68 for third conference win of the season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

March 3, 2020

In the final home game of the season, DePaul provided its fans with plenty to cheer about against the Marquette Golden Eagles. The Blue Demons and the Golden Eagles traded shots at each other for 40 minutes, but it was the home team who made the key plays down the stretch and came out victorious 69-68 a...

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