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Maric named to Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Maric named to Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A force in the middle all season, DePaul Blue Demon graduate senior center Marin Maric has garnered some recognition for his solid play this past week. The Big East Conference named him to the Weekly Honor Roll list after Maric averaged 21.5 points on 70.6 percent from the field, eight rebounds, and thre...

Blue Demons earn first Big East win against St. John’s

Blue Demons earn first Big East win against St. John’s

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaul basketball team (8-8; 1-3 Big East) exorcised all their demons in a 91-74 victory against St. John's (10-6; 0-4 Big East) on Saturday afternoon in Queens, N.Y. Everything that had gone wrong in the Blue Demons eight losses this season finally went right in the win against St. John's. The...

DePaul’s late game struggles continue in 90-81 loss to Georgetown

DePaul’s late game struggles continue in 90-81 loss to Georgetown

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A winnable Big East game slipped through the DePaul Blue Demons (7-8, 0-3 Big East) fingers as the visiting Georgetown Hoyas (11-3, 1-2 Big East) absorbed run after run in the second half to escape Wintrust Arena with a 90-81 victory. "[We need] better belief in our system and better belief in each...

Triple-double powers Kelly Campbell to Big East Player of the Week

Triple-double powers Kelly Campbell to Big East Player of the Week

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 1, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul Blue Demon sophomore guard Kelly Campbell rang in the New Year with a Big East Player of the Week award. In two DePaul wins last week, Campbell averaged a triple-double with 10.5 points, 12 rebounds and ten assists. On Thursday against Seton Hall, Campbell poured in 11 points, grabbed 12...

DePaul holds off St. John’s for third straight win

DePaul holds off St. John’s for third straight win

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

December 30, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Two nights after tying a school record with 19 threes, DePaul (10-4, 2-0 Big East) used a big second quarter run and a solid defensive outing to fend off a surging St John’s (7-6, 1-1 Big East) squad to hold on for a 76-67 victory at McGrath-Phillips Arena Saturday night. Two nights after recording...

Second half woes continue as Xavier drops DePaul

Second half woes continue as Xavier drops DePaul

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 30, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Same script, new game. In a defeat that made the Dec. 16 loss against Northwestern look like a minor annoyance instead of a heartbreaker in retrospect, the Xavier Musketeers (14-1) used a furious comeback over the last 15 minutes of the game to escape 77-72 against DePaul (7-7) Saturday afternoon...

Schedule remains tough as Blue Demons travel to Xavier Saturday

Schedule remains tough as Blue Demons travel to Xavier Saturday

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 29, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons celebrate the end of 2017 with another showdown against a top 10 opponent. After a 103-85 loss against No. 1 ranked Villanova on Wednesday evening, the Blue Demons (7-6, 0-1 Big East) will travel to Cincinnati to square off against the No. 6/5 ranked Xavier Musketeers (12-1,...

Sixth-year Blue Demon refuses to peter out

Sixth-year Blue Demon refuses to peter out

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 26, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Features, Men's Sports, Sports

Taking a charge is a skill that requires heightened defensive instincts, impeccable timing, and…. intrepidity? It's unnerving waiting motionless as a toned, Division I basketball player crashes into your chest sending you barreling backward towards the unforgiving floor. In almost any other setting...

DePaul Blue Demons conclude non-conference slate on high note

DePaul Blue Demons conclude non-conference slate on high note

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 21, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

A grinder of a non-conference schedule concluded Wednesday night as the DePaul Blue Demon women's basketball team earned a 85-71 win against the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Jaguars (8-3) at McGrath-Phillips Arena to escape non-conference play with an 8-4 record. Billed as...

Max Strus on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Max Strus on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Big East Conference is now fully aware that DePaul Blue Demon junior guard Max Strus is indeed on the loose. After averaging 23.5 points per game last week, the Big East Conference named Strus to its Weekly Honor Roll marking the first time this season a DePaul player has earned this designat...

DePaul’s signature win slips away at the end

DePaul’s signature win slips away at the end

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 16, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

So gruelingly close, again. The DePaul Blue Demons were in position to notch a signature victory against a power-conference opponent in their crosstown matchup against the Northwestern Wildcats on Saturday afternoon at Wintrust Arena. With 4.4 seconds remaining in the game, DePaul had the...

PREVIEW: Northwestern visits DePaul for Chicago bragging rights

PREVIEW: Northwestern visits DePaul for Chicago bragging rights

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 15, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

There's something about a college basketball rivalry game in Chicago that creates a palpable excitement that permeates throughout the city. "I'm not from here, but we can feel the vibes," DePaul Blue Demon junior guard Eli Cain said. "We want to have the city to ourselves. There's a lot of other go...

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