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DePaul men’s basketball can’t overcome Seton Hall in 78-74 loss

DePaul men’s basketball can’t overcome Seton Hall in 78-74 loss

Ben Gartland

January 2, 2016

The stage was set for DePaul's best free throw shooter to tie up the game with less than a second to go. Junior point guard Billy Garrett Jr. attempted a three as the clock ran out with DePaul down 76-73 at Seton Hall. He missed, but was fouled in the process and sent to the line for three free throws and a chance to tie it. It was symbolic of the rest of the game, with DePa...

No. 16 DePaul women’s basketball takes down No. 12 Northwestern

No. 16 DePaul women’s basketball takes down No. 12 Northwestern

Colin Sallee

December 19, 2015

“This win is a testament of our players, and testament to our schedule.” DePaul head coach Doug Bruno said after his team’s balanced 77-64 win over the previously unbeaten No. 12 Northwestern Wildcats (10-1) Saturday at Welsh-Ryan Arena. The No. 16 Blue Demons (8-4) played a well-rounded Wildcat...

DePaul extends Bruno’s contract through 2020-21 season

DePaul extends Bruno’s contract through 2020-21 season

Ben Savage

October 23, 2015

DePaul has extended the contract of head women's basketball coach, Doug Bruno, for an additional year. Bruno is now committed to DePaul through the 2020-21 season. Read More »...

How DePaul athletes balance school, social lives and athletics

How DePaul athletes balance school, social lives and athletics

Ben Savage

October 11, 2015

The life of the modern-day student-athlete has recently been in the spotlight. There are the nation-wide disputes over paying student-athletes. Although they’re a constant pressure point for the media, we rarely hear what it’s like to actually be an athlete. Read More »...

DePaul to host 2016 Big East Women’s Basketball Tournament

Ben Gartland

September 9, 2015

For the third straight season, DePaul will play host to the Big East women's basketball tournament, the Big East and DePaul announced Wednesday. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball prepares for preseason trip to France

Zachary Holden

August 5, 2015

While most college basketball programs are still enjoying their summer, the DePaul men’s team is already preparing for the upcoming season. The Blue Demons fly to France Aug. 10 for some friendly games against European club teams. Read More »...

DePaul’s Chanise Jenkins, Team USA return home with gold medal

DePaul’s Chanise Jenkins, Team USA return home with gold medal

Ben Gartland

July 29, 2015

While most collegiate athletes will spend their summers training on their own or with former coaches, DePaul women’s basketball guard Chanise Jenkins had an entirely different experience. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball releases 2015-16 non-conference schedule

DePaul men’s basketball releases 2015-16 non-conference schedule

Ben Gartland

July 8, 2015

DePaul men's basketball released their 2015-16 non-conference schedule Wednesday, with Stanford, Penn State, and South Carolina highlighting the table. Read More »...

Lenti Ponsetto defends ‘No. 1 choice’ Leitao for DePaul basketball

Lenti Ponsetto defends ‘No. 1 choice’ Leitao for DePaul basketball

Ben Gartland

April 5, 2015

Dave Leitao was the first DePaul men’s basketball coach that Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto replaced. A decade after Leitao left for Virginia, Lenti Ponsetto has had to defend bringing back the man who took DePaul to its last NCAA tournament. Read More »...

Blue Demon rundown April 6: Softball and women’s tennis wins

Ben Gartland

April 5, 2015

Softball The Blue Demons jumped out to an early Big East lead as they begin their defense of the 2014 Big East championship. DePaul went on the road to start the conference slate and swept Seton Hall in a three-game series, winning the first game 7-5, followed by a 14-5 victory in the second part of the ...

Commentary: DePaul men’s basketball should pursue Ben Howland

Commentary: DePaul men’s basketball should pursue Ben Howland

Ben Gartland

March 20, 2015

When Oliver Purnell was hired as head coach of DePaul men’s basketball, his notoriety was as a program rebuilder. He was never able to get the job done at DePaul, but the line of thinking in his hiring was correct: Find a coach who has history of proven success. There is a coach without a job at this point that not only has a h...

DePaul Women’s Basketball will play Minnesota in NCAA Tournament

Ben Gartland

March 16, 2015

No. 9 DePaul women's basketball will mark their 13th straight NCAA tournament appearance Friday when they play No. 8 Minnesota in the Round of 64, with a chance for a rematch with No. 1 Notre Dame in the Round of 32. With their place in the NCAA tournament locked up with a Big East tournament win,...

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