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Late coach’s legacy honored through early-season tournament

Late coach’s legacy honored through early-season tournament

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 24, 2019

The first time that the Maggie Dixon Classic was played, the tragic loss of the coach the tournament was named after was too fresh in the women’s basketball community. Just a few months after Maggie Dixon suddenly passed away from a heart arrhythmia the Pittsburgh Panthers, coached by Maggie’s...

DePaul pulls away from No. 16 Miami to win Maggie Dixon Classic championship

DePaul pulls away from No. 16 Miami to win Maggie Dixon Classic championship

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 23, 2019

After they cruised to a 37 point victory on Friday, DePaul had just 24 hours to turn around and face a top 20 team in the country for the Maggie Dixon Classic championship. The Miami Hurricanes were coming off a one-point win against North Carolina A&T on Friday. It was hard to notice the lack...

Historic first quarter lifts DePaul in Maggie Dixon Classic

Historic first quarter lifts DePaul in Maggie Dixon Classic

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 22, 2019

All it took was a record-setting first quarter for No. 19 DePaul to drub Arkansas State. The first round of the Maggie Dixon Classic saw the Blue Demons looking for a move in the right direction after a 21 point loss to Oregon State on Nov. 14. And the first quarter was everything they could have wanted...

DePaul lands 2021 four-star recruit Ahamad Bynum

DePaul lands 2021 four-star recruit Ahamad Bynum

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 18, 2019

DePaul has gotten another commitment from a legit Chicago prospect. Class of 2021 four-star recruit Ahamad Bynum of Simeon Career Academy has verbally committed to the Blue Demons, joining current freshman Markese Jacobs to make it the second year in a row that DePaul has landed a four-star recruit...

DePaul improves to 5-0 after defeating Cornell 75-54

DePaul improves to 5-0 after defeating Cornell 75-54

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 16, 2019

Coming off their first road win of the season against Iowa on Monday, DePaul made sure there was no letdown against Cornell on Saturday. The Blue Demons took care of business against the Big Red, defeating the visitors 75-54 at Wintrust Arena.  After dominating Iowa in the Gavitt Tipoff Games, 93-78, the Blu...

DePaul women’s basketball adds first two recruits to 2020 class

DePaul women’s basketball adds first two recruits to 2020 class

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

Two more additions to Doug Bruno’s DePaulBall system were announced on Wednesday. The DePaul women’s basketball team announced the official signing of two recruits from the western suburbs of Chicago: Darrione Rogers of Lake Park West High School in Roselle, IL and Kendall Holmes of Benet Academy...

DePaul routs Iowa 93-78 in the Gavitt Tipoff Games

DePaul routs Iowa 93-78 in the Gavitt Tipoff Games

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 11, 2019

Before the season started, DePaul players were telling the outside world that this season is going to be different for the Blue Demons -- with added talent and an increase in depth, the team felt confident going into this season. Four games into the season, those same players have started 4-0 after ...

Blue Demons handle Drexel, advance to semi-final of Preseason WNIT

Blue Demons handle Drexel, advance to semi-final of Preseason WNIT

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 11, 2019

Sometimes a player can show in a quarter what they’ve worked for for years.  That was the story of the first quarter of Monday night’s Preseason WNIT second-round between DePaul and Drexel where Sonya Morris matched her career-high for points in a game in only ten minutes of action when she had 13 poi...

Preview: DePaul travels to face Iowa in the Gavitt Tipoff Games

Preview: DePaul travels to face Iowa in the Gavitt Tipoff Games

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 11, 2019

When DePaul’s 2019-2020 schedule was released in September, the first three games of the season didn’t seem much of a challenge for the Blue Demons. Now, with game four approaching fast, the Blue Demons are embarking on their first challenge of the season: at Iowa.  The Blue Demons began the season with a rela...

Preview: Women’s basketball hosts Drexel in second round of WNIT

Preview: Women’s basketball hosts Drexel in second round of WNIT

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 10, 2019

It’s impossible to get a grasp of a team’s outlook after one game, but when that game is handled as well as DePaul’s drubbing of Miami (OH) last Friday, there are plenty of positives to take away. The opener of the preseason WNIT was solid for the women’s basketball team, who won 98-79 at Wintrust...

DePaul pulls away late to defeat Fairleigh Dickinson 70-59

DePaul pulls away late to defeat Fairleigh Dickinson 70-59

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 8, 2019

In DePaul’s first two games of the season they didn’t face much of a challenge from either Alcorn State or the University of Chicago, winning by an average of 23.5 points. But in game three of the season against Fairleigh Dickinson on Friday, the Blue Demons faced a much stiffer test — one tha...

DePaul women’s basketball handles Miami, starts season 1-0

DePaul women’s basketball handles Miami, starts season 1-0

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 8, 2019

DePaul's women’s basketball team opened up their season on Friday night against Miami (OH) in the first round of the Preseason WNIT at Wintrust Arena. The reigning Big East tournament champions came out of the gates running, with their classic full-court press and openness to the 3-point shot. The Blue D...

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