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Defensive lapses cost DePaul in surprise NCAA Tournament opening-round loss

Defensive lapses cost DePaul in surprise NCAA Tournament opening-round loss

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

March 24, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

AMES, Iowa -- One of the biggest reasons, DePaul had been able to turn around its season since a Feb. 3 loss to Marquette and win 11 straight game was due to an improved defensive focus and rebounding the ball. That momentum came to a halt Saturday afternoon as DePaul fell 89-78 in the opening round...

Game preview: Women’s basketball looks to continue winning ways in first round of NCAA Tournament

Game preview: Women’s basketball looks to continue winning ways in first round of NCAA Tournament

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

After taking home the Big East Conference Tournament trophy for the second year in a row, No. 24/23 DePaul (26-7) is going dancing in the 2019 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament for the 17th consecutive season, and will take on the Missouri Valley Conference champion Missouri State (23-9) in the fir...

Seniors soak in postseason experience

Seniors soak in postseason experience

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

March 21, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

After being knocked out of the Big East Tournament after just one game against St. John’s, both senior guards Max Strus and Eli Cain expressed hope after the game they would have the opportunity to continue playing past the Big East Tournament. They got that opportunity to play a week later and took full adv...

Blue Demons advance to second round of CBI with win against Chippewas

Blue Demons advance to second round of CBI with win against Chippewas

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 20, 2019


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

DePaul could have made several excuses that could have curtailed their 100-86 victory against the Central Michigan Chippewas in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational tournament on Wednesday night. McGrath-Phillips Arena not Wintrust Arena. Early deficit. CBI. Who cares, right? "You...

Disappointed but not discouraged, fans and players welcome CBI opportunity

Disappointed but not discouraged, fans and players welcome CBI opportunity

Paul Steeno and Shane Rene

March 20, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

On Monday evening, senior guard Max Strus summed up how many within the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball program feel about the team's participation in the College Basketball Invitational tournament. "It's exciting to be in a postseason tournament, [but] it's obviously not the one we wanted to ...

Blue Demons celebrate 17th straight year in NCAA Tournament

Blue Demons celebrate 17th straight year in NCAA Tournament

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

March 19, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul celebrated 16 straight NCAA Tournament selections prior to Monday, but none were quite like No. 17 after the NCAA Women’s bracket was accidentally leaked on ESPNU hours before the 6 p.m CT Selection Show was set to take place. DePaul, who punched its ticket with a dramatic 74-73 victory over...

Checkmate: Men lose battle of adjustments in first-round loss to St. John’s

Checkmate: Men lose battle of adjustments in first-round loss to St. John’s

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

March 14, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Basketball is often a game of adjustments, especially when two teams are meeting for the second time in 10 days, and third time over the course of the season — as is the case in the Big East Tournament every year. St. John’s (21-11) won the battle of adjustments Wednesday night and as a result ...

Third time, no charm: Men fall to St. John’s in first round of Big East Tournament

Third time, no charm: Men fall to St. John’s in first round of Big East Tournament

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

March 14, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

NEW YORK – It’s been said that it is hard to beat a team three times in a season. DePaul experienced that Wednesday night in the first round of the Big East Tournament as the Red Storm pulled away in the second half for an 82-74 victory at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night. The Blue D...

DePaul and Marquette push each other to higher level of play

DePaul and Marquette push each other to higher level of play

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

When the term “rivalry” gets thrown around in the game basketball, fans and spectators often hear about historic matchups between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics, or even Duke-North Carolina. One rivalry that has elevated over the past few seasons, or at least in the Big East Confer...

Blue Demons and Red Storm meet for the second time in 10 days to open Big East Tournament

Blue Demons and Red Storm meet for the second time in 10 days to open Big East Tournament

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

March 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Ten days after DePaul rallied for a 92-83 senior-day victory over the St. John’s Red Storm thanks to a career-high 43 points from senior guard Max Strus, the two schools will meet again in the first round of the Big East Tournament Wednesday night. After the Blue Demons missed an opportunity to...

Photo gallery: Blue Demons punch ticket to tournament with comeback victory against Marquette

Photo gallery: Blue Demons punch ticket to tournament with comeback victory against Marquette

Alexa Sandler

March 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

After struggling through the first two games of the Big East Tournament, junior forward Chante Stonewall bounced back in a big way Tuesday night with a game-high 28 points that also included a game-winning 3-point play with just five seconds remaining to propel DePaul to its fourth Big East Tournament...

Chante Stonewall sends DePaul back to NCAA Tournament with game-winning 3-point play

Chante Stonewall sends DePaul back to NCAA Tournament with game-winning 3-point play

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

March 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Just like they have many times before, DePaul and Marquette produced an instant classic Tuesday night that will go down as one of the more memorable games played in this long and storied rivalry.With the game hanging in the balance in the final few seconds, DePaul junior forward Chante Stonewall conver...

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