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DePaul breaks through with overtime win over Penn State

DePaul breaks through with overtime win over Penn State

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

November 16, 2018


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

Shane Colburn normally wouldn't have ventured over to Wintrust Arena on a cold Thursday night in the midst of finals weeks to watch the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team beat the Penn State Nittany Lions 72-70 in an overtime thriller. After all, he's only been to a few games at Wintrust Arena....

DePaul signs three players to 2019 class on opening day of the early signing period

DePaul signs three players to 2019 class on opening day of the early signing period

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

November 14, 2018


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

It’s official. DePaul fans can finally breath. All three of DePaul’s commits Romeo Weems, Markese Jacobs and Oscar Lopez put pen to paper Wednesday signing their National Letters of Intent to attend DePaul next fall. DePaul currently holds the third best class in the Big East trailing only Villanova...

We aren’t lion: Big early season game for Blue Demons against Penn State

We aren’t lion: Big early season game for Blue Demons against Penn State

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons tilt against the Penn State Nittany Lions Thursday night at Wintrust Arena feels really important. Win and the Blue Demons improve to 3-0 for the first time since the 2008-2009 season. Win and the Blue Demons secure their first-ever Gavitt Tipoff Games victory, the annual showdown...

Eli Cain, Max Strus lead DePaul to 91-63 victory over Morgan State

Eli Cain, Max Strus lead DePaul to 91-63 victory over Morgan State

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

With Penn State and Notre Dame on the horizon, DePaul (2-0) made sure they would head into those two games on a high note with a comfortable 91-63 victory over Morgan State (0-3) Monday night at Wintrust Arena. DePaul grabbed control of the game with an early 17-2 run that helped them open a 20-6 lead j...

Lack of interest remains inside and outside Wintrust

Lack of interest remains inside and outside Wintrust

William Hopper, Asst. Sports Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

With DePaul men’s basketball tipping off its second season at Wintrust Arena Wednesday night, the question is whether interest in the program will increase in the arena’s second year. An unscientific survey of 100 students conducted by the DePaulia last week found that 65% of participants had n...

Battling Bears at Wintrust

Battling Bears at Wintrust

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

November 11, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

For the first time since the 2014-2015 season, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team has an opportunity to begin the season 2-0. A Monday evening appointment with the Morgan State Bears (0-2) 7:30 at Wintrust Arena stands in the way before the Blue Demons can accomplish that feat. And don't...

Late run helps DePaul edge Green Bay

Late run helps DePaul edge Green Bay

Cristhian Plasencia, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul entered Friday night expecting a stiff test from a Green Bay team that had reached the NCAA Tournament in nine of the past 10 seasons and that is exactly what they got. Unlike last year against Northern Colorado, however, the 15th ranked DePaul women’s basketball team was able to open the season...

DePaul starts slow, finishes strong in 80-58 win over Bethune-Cookman

DePaul starts slow, finishes strong in 80-58 win over Bethune-Cookman

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase

After a questionable performance in their exhibition game against Rockhurst last week, the DePaul Men’s Basketball team tipped of their regular season at home against Bethune-Cookman, from the Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference, defeating the Wildcats 80-58 Wednesday night. Bethune-Cookman was no pushover...

Let’s get this thing started: Blue Demons battle Bethune-Cookman

Let’s get this thing started: Blue Demons battle Bethune-Cookman

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

For the first time in 245 days, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team will be playing a game that matters. Bethune-Cookman University is the opponent for the Blue Demon's 2018-2019 season opener and the game goes down at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Wintrust Arena. The Wildcats, who finished 18-14...

Dahlman, Daninger back on court after lost year

Dahlman, Daninger back on court after lost year

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball Preview 2018-2019, Sports

Injuries can be one of the most excruciating things about sports, especially for student-athletes who just want a chance to prove themselves at the collegiate level. DePaul guards Rebekah Dahlman and Jolene Daninger have both lived through that story and are making a comeback this season after being...

DePaul drops senior day contest to Creighton

DePaul drops senior day contest to Creighton

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

October 28, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

In the penultimate game of regular season play, DePaul (5-8-3; 2-4-2 Big East)  hosted the 19th ranked Creighton Blue Jays on senior day. After a hard fought game between the two Big East rivals, Creighton came away victorious 2-1, clinching the Big East regular season title. Throughout the entire...

DePaul volleyball’s winless weekend pushes losing streak to five games

DePaul volleyball’s winless weekend pushes losing streak to five games

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

October 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball, Women's Sports

DePaul volleyball’s (5-18, 3-9 Big East) losing streak stretched to five games this weekend after being swept in both of their home games against the Providence Friars (8-15, 2-10 Big East) and Creighton Blue Jays (20-4, 12-0 Big East). Providence visited McGrath-Phillips Arena on Friday night and wh...

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