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Bulldogs run Blue Demons out of Hinkle Fieldhouse

Bulldogs run Blue Demons out of Hinkle Fieldhouse

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 4, 2018

Basketball is often a game of runs, and when a game concludes it's usually easy to point to one particular run that allowed one team to prevail over the other. In an 80-57 victory by the Butler Bulldogs (17-7; 7-4) over the DePaul Blue Demons (9-13; 2-8) at Hinkle Fieldhouse Saturday afternoon, it...

DePaul beats Creighton despite poor shooting effort

DePaul beats Creighton despite poor shooting effort

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 3, 2018

Coming off an important win over Marquette Monday night, the Blue Demons (17-6, 9-2 Big East) continued their hot streak Friday with a decisive 77-67 home victory over the Creighton Blue Jays (13-9, 7-5 Big East) to stay No. 1 in the Big East. Despite only making 25 percent of their 3-point attempts, the Bl...

Women’s basketball reclaim the top spot in Big East with 95-83 win over Marquette

Women’s basketball reclaim the top spot in Big East with 95-83 win over Marquette

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

January 31, 2018

DePaul’s women’s basketball team finally took back the torch in their increasingly fun-to-watch rivalry with the Marquette, routing the Golden Eagles (14-7, 8-2 Big East) 95-83 to reclaim the No. 1 seed in the Big East. It was another career night for sophomore guard Kelly Campbell. Her new m...

Delgado grabs rebounding record as Seton Hall defeats DePaul

Delgado grabs rebounding record as Seton Hall defeats DePaul

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

January 28, 2018

The DePaul Blue Demons (9-12; 2-7) couldn't stop an inevitable historical event from happening in an 86-70 defeat at the hands of the Seton Hall Pirates (16-5; 5-3) on Sunday afternoon. With under two minutes gone by in the first half, Seton Hall senior big man Angel Delgado etched his name into the Big East Conference record book by collecting his ...

Three Blue Demon track and field athletes win Big East weekly honors

Three Blue Demon track and field athletes win Big East weekly honors

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 26, 2018

The Big East Weekly Honor Roll for track and field is littered with DePaul athletes after the Blue Demons posted a solid team performance at the Notre Dame Invitational on Saturday. Freshman Kiersten Walker earned Big East Women's Track Athlete of the Week honors after breaking the school record in...

Another sluggish start cripples DePaul in loss to Butler.

Another sluggish start cripples DePaul in loss to Butler.

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018

A sluggish offensive performance Saturday from the DePaul Blue Demons played an integral part in their 79-67 loss to the Butler Bulldogs at Wintrust Arena. The Blue Demons shot just 35 percent from the field and the shooting woes began fairly early. There was essentially a lid on the basket for ...

Former Blue Demon Myke Henry earns NBA two-way contract

Former Blue Demon Myke Henry earns NBA two-way contract

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 13, 2018

Former DePaul Blue Demon basketball player Myke Henry is one step closer to making it to the NBA after signing a two-way contract with the Memphis Grizzlies. A two-way contract means Henry spends up to 45 days in the NBA with the Memphis Grizzlies, and the rest of the time he will spend with the Grizzlies G League affiliate, the Memphis Hustle. In 27 games with the Oklahom...

Schedule remains tough as Blue Demons travel to Xavier Saturday

Schedule remains tough as Blue Demons travel to Xavier Saturday

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 29, 2017

The DePaul Blue Demons celebrate the end of 2017 with another showdown against a top 10 opponent. After a 103-85 loss against No. 1 ranked Villanova on Wednesday evening, the Blue Demons (7-6, 0-1 Big East) will travel to Cincinnati to square off against the No. 6/5 ranked Xavier Musketeers (12-1,...

Blue Demons welcome No. 1 ranked Villanova to Wintrust Arena

Blue Demons welcome No. 1 ranked Villanova to Wintrust Arena

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 28, 2017

When it's an argument whether preseason Associated Press All-American Jalen Brunson is the best player on the Villanova Wildcats (12-0) it shouldn't be hard to figure out why the Wildcats are undefeated and will slot in at No. 1 in both polls going into a 6:30 p.m. matchup against the DePaul ...

Sixth-year Blue Demon refuses to peter out

Sixth-year Blue Demon refuses to peter out

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 26, 2017

Taking a charge is a skill that requires heightened defensive instincts, impeccable timing, and…. intrepidity? It's unnerving waiting motionless as a toned, Division I basketball player crashes into your chest sending you barreling backward towards the unforgiving floor. In almost any other setting...

Marie Zidek takes over DePaul’s volleyball program

Marie Zidek takes over DePaul’s volleyball program

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

December 22, 2017

The firing and hiring season at DePaul’s athletic department continued Friday as athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto named Marie Zidek as the new head coach of DePaul’s volleyball program. Zidek succeeds Nadia Edwards who captained the program for eight years, leading the Blue Demons to eigh...

Mark Plotkin to take men’s soccer head coaching job

Mark Plotkin to take men’s soccer head coaching job

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

December 21, 2017

DePaul’s men’s soccer program has completed its search for a new head coach, announcing today that former Blue Demon Mark Plotkin will take over for his former head coach Craig Blazer next season. DePaul’s athletic department announced a departure from the Blazer regime and a national search for...

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