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Maric ready for next challenge in Turkey

Maric ready for next challenge in Turkey

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

April 13, 2018

Former DePaul Blue Demon center Marin Maric knew from the time he began college at Northern Illinois University in 2013 that he wanted to play in the NBA someday. He hasn't made it there just yet, but on Thursday he took a massive step towards realizing that dream. Per EuroBasket.com, the 6-foo...

Mada’s double win earns him Big East Weekly Honors

Mada’s double win earns him Big East Weekly Honors

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

April 10, 2018

DePaul Blue Demon track and field athlete Brian Mada jumped his way to another Big East Field Athlete of the Week honor after winning the long jump and triple jump at the Baylor Invitational on Saturday. The junior leaped 7.37 meters in the long jump to edge out Baylor freshman Jalen Seals (7.36 meters)...

Blue Demon softball all over weekly honor roll again

Blue Demon softball all over weekly honor roll again

Paul Steeno

April 2, 2018

Another week, another Big East Weekly Honor Roll laced with DePaul Blue Demon softball representation. Blue Demon sophomore outfielder Angela Scalzitti earned Big East Conference Player of the Week honors after totaling six RBIs in DePaul's dominating three-game sweep against the Villanova Wildcats this past weekend. She posted a .667 batting aver...

Developing Story: NCAA investigates DePaul Athletics

Developing Story: NCAA investigates DePaul Athletics

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

April 2, 2018

The NCAA is investigating DePaul University’s athletic department for violations of NCAA rules and regulations, according to sources close to the men’s basketball program. The precise nature of the investigation and the conduct being investigated is currently unknown. Sources say current and past...

DePaul sweeps doubleheader in home opener

DePaul sweeps doubleheader in home opener

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 30, 2018

After almost two months on the road, DePaul (22-11, 5-0 Big East) opened the home portion of their schedule by outscoring Villanova (10-12, 0-2 Big East) 22-5 in a pair of victories Friday afternoon at Cacciatore Stadium. The wins helped the Blue Demons extend its winning streak to five games, with the ...

Strus declares for NBA draft

Strus declares for NBA draft

Paul Steeno

March 28, 2018

DePaul Blue Demon redshirt junior forward Max Strus has taken an important step on his journey towards realizing his NBA dream. The university announced via a press release this afternoon Strus' intention to declare for the 2018 NBA draft. He hasn't hired an agent, meaning if he doesn't hear his na...

Eller and Mada leap, toss their way to Big East Weekly Honors

Eller and Mada leap, toss their way to Big East Weekly Honors

Paul Steeno

March 26, 2018

School record performances in Florida last weekend earned Blue Demon track and field athletes Brian Mada and Emily Eller Big East Field Athletes of the Week honors the conference announced today. Eller muscled the shot put out to a distance of 14.43 meters to break her own school record in the event....

Eighth grader no longer committed to DePaul

Eighth grader no longer committed to DePaul

Paul Steeno

March 16, 2018

The hits keep on coming for the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team in the recruiting department. Eighth grader Amari Bailey, who is from Chicago and originally committed to DePaul University in August, renounced his commitment to DePaul via his Instagram account yesterday. Bailey attends Skinner We...

Athletic Director’s relative played key role in Wintrust agreements

Athletic Director’s relative played key role in Wintrust agreements

Jonathan Ballew and Shane Rene

March 12, 2018

The Chief Marketing Officer from Wintrust Bank has confirmed that Wintrust Executive Vice President and sister-in-law of DePaul Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto, Kandace Lenti, was involved in the multi-million dollar Wintrust Arena naming rights agreement. DePaul officials have also confirmed ...

Close losses define another frustrating season

Close losses define another frustrating season

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

If you didn't watch a second of DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball up until a 72-69 defeat against Marquette in the first round of the Big East tournament Wednesday that game provided you with everything you need to know about these Blue Demons. So close all season. Another missed game-winning attemp...

Big East Tournament: DePaul’s season ends in familiar fashion

Big East Tournament: DePaul’s season ends in familiar fashion

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

March 8, 2018

NEW YORK — It was a movie DePaul fans had seen many times this season; an up and down journey to a single possession gone awry in the final seconds — so predictable it's almost comical. But falling short in a must-win game at Madison Square Garden against a team you beat just two weeks before is...

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