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Third time, no charm: Men fall to St. John’s in first round of Big East Tournament

Third time, no charm: Men fall to St. John’s in first round of Big East Tournament

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

March 14, 2019

NEW YORK – It’s been said that it is hard to beat a team three times in a season. DePaul experienced that Wednesday night in the first round of the Big East Tournament as the Red Storm pulled away in the second half for an 82-74 victory at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night. The Blue D...

DePaul and Marquette push each other to higher level of play

DePaul and Marquette push each other to higher level of play

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

When the term “rivalry” gets thrown around in the game basketball, fans and spectators often hear about historic matchups between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics, or even Duke-North Carolina. One rivalry that has elevated over the past few seasons, or at least in the Big East Confer...

Blue Demons and Red Storm meet for the second time in 10 days to open Big East Tournament

Blue Demons and Red Storm meet for the second time in 10 days to open Big East Tournament

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

March 13, 2019

Ten days after DePaul rallied for a 92-83 senior-day victory over the St. John’s Red Storm thanks to a career-high 43 points from senior guard Max Strus, the two schools will meet again in the first round of the Big East Tournament Wednesday night. After the Blue Demons missed an opportunity to...

Photo gallery: Blue Demons punch ticket to tournament with comeback victory against Marquette

Photo gallery: Blue Demons punch ticket to tournament with comeback victory against Marquette

Alexa Sandler

March 13, 2019

After struggling through the first two games of the Big East Tournament, junior forward Chante Stonewall bounced back in a big way Tuesday night with a game-high 28 points that also included a game-winning 3-point play with just five seconds remaining to propel DePaul to its fourth Big East Tournament...

Chante Stonewall sends DePaul back to NCAA Tournament with game-winning 3-point play

Chante Stonewall sends DePaul back to NCAA Tournament with game-winning 3-point play

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

March 12, 2019

Just like they have many times before, DePaul and Marquette produced an instant classic Tuesday night that will go down as one of the more memorable games played in this long and storied rivalry.With the game hanging in the balance in the final few seconds, DePaul junior forward Chante Stonewall conver...

DePaul and Marquette meet again in the Big East Tournament championship game.

DePaul and Marquette meet again in the Big East Tournament championship game.

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

March 12, 2019

After 18 conference games and two games apiece for Marquette and DePaul in Big East Tournament, the two foes will meet once again. DePaul (25-7; 14-4 Big East) and Marquette (26-6; 15-3 Big East) will play for an automatic bid in the NCAA Tournament Tuesday night for the third straight season. This...

Photo gallery: Blue Demons semifinal win sets up championship game rematch with Marquette

Photo gallery: Blue Demons semifinal win sets up championship game rematch with Marquette

Alexa Sandler

March 11, 2019

After DePaul and Creighton split their two regular season meetings, the Blue Demons pulled away in the fourth quarter for an 80-69 victory over the Bluejays to reach the Big East Tournament championship game where they will face Marquette for the third straight season. The Blue Demons were led by...

DePaul advances to Big East Tournament championship game with comeback victory over Creighton

DePaul advances to Big East Tournament championship game with comeback victory over Creighton

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

For the third year in a row, No. 24 DePaul (25-7, 14-4 Big East) will take on No. 17 Marquette (26-6, 15-3 Big East)  in the Big East Tournament Championship Game after winning its 10th consecutive game with an 80-69 victory over Creighton on Monday evening’s semifinal game at the Wintrust Arena. Fuel...

Defense leads the way for DePaul in their victory over Providence in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals

Defense leads the way for DePaul in their victory over Providence in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

March 10, 2019

The saying that “defense wins championships” never gets old to this day, and especially when you are trying to repeat as Big East Women’s Tournament champions, it starts with playing great defense. For DePaul that is no different in its quest for back-to-back titles and in its current nine game wi...

Blue Demons advance to Big East Tournament semifinals with 85-60 victory over Providence

Blue Demons advance to Big East Tournament semifinals with 85-60 victory over Providence

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 10, 2019

Seeking to win the Big East Tournament championship at the Wintrust Arena for the second year in a row, DePaul (24-7, 14-4 Big East) won its ninth consecutive game by taking down Providence (17-15, 8-10 Big East) by a final score of 85-60 in Sunday night’s quarterfinal matchup. Senior forward Mart...

All-Big East Second Team calls Strus’ name

All-Big East Second Team calls Strus’ name

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 10, 2019

DePaul senior guard Max Strus staked his claim as one of the best players in the Big East Conference this season by earning a selection to the second team All-Big East squad for the first time in his career. Strus joins Sam Hauser (Marquette), Alpha Diallo (Providence), Naji Marshall (Xavier), and...

DePaul look to secure Big East Tournament first round bye in regular season finale

DePaul look to secure Big East Tournament first round bye in regular season finale

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

March 9, 2019

When DePaul and Georgetown met for the first time this season on Feb. 27 in Washington D.C., the Blue Demons played, arguably, their worst game of the season, committing 11 turnovers and allowing 49 points in the first half en-route to a 82-73 loss. The loss was the fourth straight game DePaul lost and d...

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