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Preview: DePaul looks to stay perfect against Central Michigan

Preview: DePaul looks to stay perfect against Central Michigan

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 26, 2019

The success of the season so far for DePaul and coach Dave Leitao can’t be understated.  It’s the best opening to a season since 1986-87 when Joey Meyer was the coach and Rod Strickland was putting up 16 points and 6.5 assists. Anyone who saw the talent acquired going into this season could have e...

DePaul prevails in the last minute to defeat Boston College 72-67

DePaul prevails in the last minute to defeat Boston College 72-67

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 23, 2019

After Boston College walked into Wintrust Arena and defeated DePaul in the last few seconds last season, the Blue Demons returned the favor this season when they paid a visit to the Eagles on Saturday. DePaul prevailed in the last minute by winning 72-67 and improving to 6-0 on the season.  Unli...

Preview: DePaul looks to continue perfect start against Boston College

Preview: DePaul looks to continue perfect start against Boston College

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 23, 2019

After beginning their season with five games in 12 days, DePaul had their longest break after the Cornell match to prepare for their next test. That test is a visit to Chestnut Hill, MA to face Boston College on Saturday.  In their last game, DePaul knocked off Cornell 75-54 at Wintrust Arena to...

Preview: No. 19 DePaul takes on No. 17 Miami in Maggie Dixon final

Preview: No. 19 DePaul takes on No. 17 Miami in Maggie Dixon final

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 22, 2019

It’s the second time in ten days where No. 19 DePaul is facing another ranked team. On Nov. 14, the Blue Demons flew to Corvallis, Oregon to face now No. 7 Oregon State to the tune of a 98-77 loss. But this time they will be right at home when No. 17 Miami (FL) looks to play spoiler on the road in ...

DePaul women’s basketball adds first two recruits to 2020 class

DePaul women’s basketball adds first two recruits to 2020 class

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

Two more additions to Doug Bruno’s DePaulBall system were announced on Wednesday. The DePaul women’s basketball team announced the official signing of two recruits from the western suburbs of Chicago: Darrione Rogers of Lake Park West High School in Roselle, IL and Kendall Holmes of Benet Academy...

DePaul pulls away late to defeat Fairleigh Dickinson 70-59

DePaul pulls away late to defeat Fairleigh Dickinson 70-59

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 8, 2019

In DePaul’s first two games of the season they didn’t face much of a challenge from either Alcorn State or the University of Chicago, winning by an average of 23.5 points. But in game three of the season against Fairleigh Dickinson on Friday, the Blue Demons faced a much stiffer test — one tha...

Men’s basketball second half surge soars team to 2-0 start

Men’s basketball second half surge soars team to 2-0 start

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 6, 2019

DePaul's men’s basketball team faced off in a cross-city matchup against the University of Chicago on Tuesday night. It was the second night of a back to back that opened the 2019-20 season for the Blue Demons, and after a slow start, the team lit on fire off the back of junior Charlie Moore and the...

Strong defensive effort provides DePaul with their first win of the season

Strong defensive effort provides DePaul with their first win of the season

Gordy Baba, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2019

The dominating factor in Tuesday night’s game from this new look DePaul team was the play of their defense. A roster that used to be offensive minded with key players like Max Strus, Eli Cain and Femi Olujobi, has to rely on their defense at the start of the season to get them wins. This year wit...

DePaul defeats Alcorn State 74-52 in season opener

DePaul defeats Alcorn State 74-52 in season opener

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 5, 2019

A new-look DePaul team had no issues of handling Alcorn State in their first game of the season, the Blue Demons took down the Braves 72-54 Tuesday night at Wintrust Arena. With questions entering the season opener on how DePaul would perform with a revamped squad, the Blue Demons put some of those...

Preview: DePaul opens 2019-2020 season by hosting Alcorn State

Preview: DePaul opens 2019-2020 season by hosting Alcorn State

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 5, 2019

It’s been more than 30 weeks since the DePaul men’s basketball team played in a competitive game, but that will come to an end Tuesday night when the Blue Demons begin their 2019-2020 campaign by hosting Alcorn State.  The last time DePaul played in a game that counted was game three of the C...

DePaul dominates Marian in exhibition game with a 110-22 victory

DePaul dominates Marian in exhibition game with a 110-22 victory

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

October 29, 2019

After months of anticipation about the men’s basketball team, DePaul delivered on the expectations for one night against Marian in an exhibition game at Wintrust Arena. The Blue Demons defeated the visitors 110-22 in a game that wasn’t close from the start.  It took DePaul just four minutes to get in r...

DePaul defeats St. Xavier 124-60 in exhibition game

DePaul defeats St. Xavier 124-60 in exhibition game

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

October 29, 2019

The Blue Demons didn’t shy away from what they do best in their first on-court action. In their lone exhibition game against St. Xavier, DePaul made 21 threes, forced 26 turnovers and drubbed the Cougars 124-60 off of six players scoring in double digits.  In the first quarter, DePaul came out f...

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