The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

DePauls starting five huddle before their home opener against Purdue Fort Wayne on November 7, 2023 at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul faces first 0-2 start in 17 years after losses to Purdue Fort Wayne and Long Beach State

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter November 13, 2023

Despite a strong second-half resurgence by DePaul, it wasn't enough to erase a 22-point deficit from the first half as the team suffered a 77-73 loss to Long Beach State on Saturday night. This marks DePaul's...

Katlyn Gilbert pushes the pace in DePauls first ever matchup against Stonehill, Nov. 9 at Wintrust Arena. Gilbert finished with the programs seventh ever triple-double.

DePaul gears up for Louisville with back-to-back wins

Christian Maysonet, Contributing Writer November 10, 2023

DePaul women’s basketball began the season with a 77-53 win against Western Michigan University (WMU) Monday night at Wintrust Arena, followed by their first ever matchup with the Skyhawks of Stonehill...

Letter from the Editor: DePaul basketball needs momentum

Letter from the Editor: DePaul basketball needs momentum

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor November 5, 2023

Sports bring people together. In 2016, I fell in love with sports when the 372,000-resident city of Cleveland filled with 1.3 million people to celebrate their Cleveland Cavaliers when they won the NBA...

Kenwood Academy (IL) standout Chris Riddle dribbles a basketball during a DePaul photoshoot he posted on his Instagram Oct. 15.

DePaul basketball lands Chicago native Chris Riddle

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter October 24, 2023

Chicago native Chris Riddle made it official Monday night Oct. 23, by announcing his commitment to the Blue Demons via Instagram livestream with Travis Branham of 247 Sports. He favored DePaul over other...

Sophomore standout Mark Aguirre, left, and DePaul coach Ray Meyer are seen during practice in Chicago, Jan. 14, 1980. DePaul was rated No. One in the Associated Press college basketball poll Monday.

DePaul basketball legend Mark Aguirre returns as special assistant to Peevy

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter October 19, 2023

DePaul Vice President and Director of Athletics DeWayne Peevy made an official announcement Wednesday, appointing former Blue Demon and NBA star Mark Aguirre as special assistant to the athletic director.  “It’s...

DePaul junior forward Paul Reed dunks the ball against Texas Tech on Dec. 4 at Wintrust Arena.

Paul Reed drafted 58th overall by Philadelphia 76ers

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor in Chief November 19, 2020

Former DePaul forward Paul Reed has been selected by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 58th pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. Reed is the first DePaul player taken in the draft since both Wilson Chandler and...

Ken Burmeister died on Tuesday after a battle with cancer. He was 72.

Ken Burmeister, former DePaul men’s basketball assistant coach, dies at 72

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor in Chief May 19, 2020

Former DePaul men’s basketball assistant coach Ken Burmeister died on Tuesday. He was 72. Loyola University said that Burmeister died following a fight with cancer.  Burmeister began his coaching...

Jalen Coleman-Lands looks on as DePaul falls to Butler on Feb. 29.

DePaul falls to Butler, remain winless on the road in Big East play

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor in Chief February 29, 2020

Indianapolis, IN — DePaul began the final week of the regular season by taking on the Butler Bulldogs at Hinkle Fieldhouse on Saturday. The Blue Demons, who knocked off Butler 79-66 back on Jan. 11 when...

Romeo Weems and Darious Hall talk to each other during DePauls 91-71 loss to Villanova on Feb. 19.

DePaul falls to Xavier 78-67 for 13th Big East loss

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor in Chief February 25, 2020

After defeating Georgetown 74-68 on Saturday at Wintrust Arena, DePaul had its eyes set on starting a winning streak in the Big East. Xavier, on the other hand, had other plans for the Blue Demons Tuesday...

FILE-Asst. Director of Basketball Operations Matt Flemming embraces freshman forward Romeo Weems during his clutch, 18-point performance Saturday night.

DePaul wins first game in over a month, 74-68 over Georgetown

Shane René, Editor-in-Chief February 23, 2020

In the early going of Saturday's contest with Georgetown, the Blue Demons (14-13, 2-12) looked to have found some of the energy that head coach Dave Leitao said the team has lost since they entered conference...

Paul Reed looks on at the end of the second half as Marquette shoots crucial free throws.

Howard, free throws lead Marquette over DePaul

Nate Burleyson, Online Managing Editor February 1, 2020

MILWAUKEE — The DePaul men’s basketball team was in desperation mode after three straight losses that put them in the basement of the Big East at 1-7. A trip to rival Marquette marked the midway point...

Senior guard Jalen Coleman-Lands faces up against a Providence defender during a game on Jan. 4.

Preview: DePaul searches for first Big East win against no. 5 Butler

Nate Burleyson, Online Managing Editor January 17, 2020

The start of Big East conference play has been far from what many DePaul fans were hoping for. After a 12-1 start to the season, the Blue Demons have dropped four straight games in the Big East. Losses...

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