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Report: Shane Heirman joining DePaul men’s basketball staff

Report: Shane Heirman joining DePaul men’s basketball staff

Ben Gartland

May 1, 2017

Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports and Steve Newhouse of WeAreDePaul.com reported on Sunday that Shane Heirman, head coach of prep school La Lumiere, will join the DePaul men's basketball staff as an assistant coach. La Lumiere's Shane Heirman is expected to join Dave Leitao's staff at DePaul as an assistant c...

Wintrust Arena, DePaul to host 2019 NCAA women’s basketball regional

Wintrust Arena, DePaul to host 2019 NCAA women’s basketball regional

Ben Gartland

April 18, 2017

Wintrust Arena will be one of four regional sites for the 2019 NCAA women's basketball tournament, the NCAA announced on Tuesday. DePaul will be the host-serving institution, which will mark the first time they've hosted an NCAA tournament game since 2012, when Allstate Arena served as the host site...

WNBA Draft: Jessica January drafted by Connecticut Sun

WNBA Draft: Jessica January drafted by Connecticut Sun

Ben Gartland

April 13, 2017

DePaul women's basketball guard Jessica January was drafted 28th overall by the Connecticut Sun in the 3rd round of the WNBA Draft on Thursday. "I was watching it on TV with my teammates Meri Bennett-Swanson and Megan Waldron, Eli Cain of the men's team, and coach Doug Bruno," January said. "When...

DePaul women’s basketball adds graduate transfer guard Rebekah Dahlman

DePaul women’s basketball adds graduate transfer guard Rebekah Dahlman

Ben Gartland

April 11, 2017

DePaul Athletics announced on Tuesday that women's basketball has added former McDonalds All-American Rebekah Dahlman to their 2017-18 roster. Dahlman, a 5-foot-9 guard, is a graduate transfer from Vanderbilt and is immediately eligible to play for the Blue Demons. She has a career average of 8.8...

Report: Erten Gazi to leave DePaul men’s basketball program

Report: Erten Gazi to leave DePaul men’s basketball program

Ben Gartland

April 10, 2017

Sophomore guard Erten Gazi is leaving the DePaul men's basketball team, according to multiple reports. DePaul G Erten Gazi (SO) is leaving the program. https://t.co/SW06e3PWVa — Verbal Commits (@VerbalCommits) April 10, 2017 Erten Gazi has his release and will transfer from DePaul — Brian Sno...

DePaul softball splits doubleheader with Seton Hall for home opener

DePaul softball splits doubleheader with Seton Hall for home opener

Garret Neal

April 1, 2017

On a brisk Saturday afternoon, DePaul Blue Demons softball (15-14, 2-2 Big East) split a double header against the Seton Hall Pirates (15-12-1, 2-3).  The sounds of various Seton Hall lead cheers were the dominant sound of the first seven-inning outing as the Pirates commanded the first game, winning...

NCAA Tournament: DePaul women’s basketball falls to Mississippi State in second round

NCAA Tournament: DePaul women’s basketball falls to Mississippi State in second round

Adam Chalifoux

March 19, 2017

The DePaul Blue Demons fell 92-71 in the second round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Sunday afternoon.  The Seven seed Blue Demons came into the matchup against the second seeded Mississippi State Bulldogs. The Blue Demons took a 5-0 lead against the Bulldogs on their home floor with...

NCAA Tournament: No. 7 DePaul women’s basketball crushes No. 10 Northern Iowa 88-67

NCAA Tournament: No. 7 DePaul women’s basketball crushes No. 10 Northern Iowa 88-67

Ben Gartland

March 17, 2017

No. 7 DePaul women's basketball ran wild on No. 10 Northern Iowa en route to an 88-67 win in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday. Sophomore guard Tanita Allen came off the bench to lead the game with 25 points as the Blue Demons advanced to the Round of 32. The Blue Demons were off...

Commentary: Another empty season for DePaul men’s basketball

Commentary: Another empty season for DePaul men’s basketball

Ben Gartland

March 9, 2017

NEW YORK — On Wednesday night in Madison Square Garden, DePaul men’s basketball coach Dave Leitao sat in the press conference room after DePaul was knocked out in the first round of the Big East tournament. Answering in the same calm and measured way he does for most press conferences, he responded...

Big East Tournament: DePaul men’s basketball falls to Xavier 75-64

Big East Tournament: DePaul men’s basketball falls to Xavier 75-64

Ben Gartland

March 8, 2017

NEW YORK — In Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night, there were teams with two different mindsets. Xavier, who had a bad losing skid to close out the conference season, were trying to keep their NCAA tournament hopes alive after they had been so strong just two months ago. A loss to the las...

2017 Big East tournament preview: DePaul men’s basketball vs. Xavier

2017 Big East tournament preview: DePaul men’s basketball vs. Xavier

Ben Gartland

March 8, 2017

NEW YORK — DePaul men's basketball plays in the opening round of the Big East tournament tonight as they play Xavier, a team they've lost to twice this season. The Facts Who: No. 10 DePaul vs. No. 7 Xavier What: First round of the 2017 Big East men's basketball tournament When: Wednesday,...

DePaul women’s basketball falls short of third Big East title

DePaul women’s basketball falls short of third Big East title

Shane René

March 8, 2017

MILWAUKEE – If there is anything that Tuesday night’s 2017 Women’s Big East championship proved, it’s that NCAA women’s basketball is in no way, shape, or form inherently boring – and, of course, that anything can happen in March. Basketball fans got exactly what they signed up for in...

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