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Four Blue Demons will participate in the 2019 USA Basketball 3×3 National Championships

DePaul freshman guard Lexi Held reacts as junior forward Chante Stonewall slaps the floor after making the game-tying shot with five seconds left in the game against Marquette. Stonewall, Held, Sonya Morris and Kelly Campbell will represent DePaul in the  2019 USA Basketball 3×3 National Championships on Friday and Saturday in Las Vegas.

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

Chante Stonewall, Kelly Campbell, Lexi Held and Sonya Morris will be representing DePaul in the 2019 USA Basketball 3x3 National Championships on Friday and Saturday in Las Vegas. The tournament will feature up to 16 men’s teams and 18 women’s teams competing amongst one another for their respect...

Moore where that came from: DePaul lands another impact transfer

DePaul head coach Dave Leitao paces the sidelines during the Blue Demons game against Georgetown on March 6 at Wintrust Arena. Alexa Sandler | The DePaulia

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

April 22, 2019

DePaul lands another one. Stadium basketball analyst Jeff Goodman reports former Chicago Public League standout Charlie Moore will transfer from Kansas to DePaul. Per a source, Moore will apply for a family hardship exception with the NCAA to become immediately eligible for next season. His father ...

Former DePaul star Billy Garrett Jr. joins the New York Knicks

Billy Garrett Jr. being honored at Allstate Arena after his final career home game with the Blue Demons. (Photo courtesy of DePaul Athletics)

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

April 8, 2019

When Billy Garrett Jr. told his father he was getting called up to play for the New York Knicks, his namesake didn’t fully believe him.  “He said ‘I got a callup’ and I said ‘a callup where?’ And he was like 'I’m playing for the Knicks,'” said DePaul assistant coach Billy Garrett, r...

Injury plagued Blue Demons battle for CBI championship

DePaul fans watch the Blue Demons beat the Central Michigan Chippewas in the first round of the CBI tournament last Wednesday. Xavier Ortega I The DePaulia

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

April 5, 2019

This one is for all the marbles. After splitting the first two games of the series, the 2019 College Basketball Invitational tournament championship comes down to a showdown between South Florida and DePaul on Friday at McGrath-Phillips Arena at 6 p.m. Two and four points respectively decided the...

DePaul drops game one of CBI finals 63-61 to South Florida

Dave Leitao walks off the court at Wintrust Arena. DePaul lost game one of the CBI finals 63-61 to South Florida at the Yuengling Center on Monday night.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

April 1, 2019

It’s been six years since DePaul and South Florida last played each other when the Bulls defeated the Blue Demons 83-73 in their last Big East meeting in 2013. On Monday night, the two met once again in game one of a best-of-three championship series in the Roman College Basketball Invitational (CBI). ...

Women’s basketball suffers first-round upset in the NCAA Tournament to Missouri State

DePaul senior forward Chante Stonewall battles Missouri State forward Jasmine Franklin during the first round of the NCAA Tournament Saturday afternoon in Ames, Iowa. The Blue Demons lost the game 89-78. Matthew Putney | AP

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

March 23, 2019

AMES, Iowa -- In a season that was defined by runs, No. 24/21 DePaul (26-8, 14-4 Big East) couldn’t muster up another run to save its season against Missouri State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament as the Blue Demons fell to the Lady Bears 89-78. DePaul entered the game playing its best bas...

Blue Demons advance to second round of CBI with win against Chippewas

DePaul bench players react to a big play during the Blue Demons 100-86 victory against Central Michigan in the first round of the CBI tournament on Wednesday night. Jonathan Aguilar I The DePaulia

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 20, 2019

DePaul could have made several excuses that could have curtailed their 100-86 victory against the Central Michigan Chippewas in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational tournament on Wednesday night. McGrath-Phillips Arena not Wintrust Arena. Early deficit. CBI. Who cares, right? "You...

CBI Preview: Blue Demons will experience postseason play for first time since 2007

DePaul senior guard Eli Cain drives to the basket against Georgetown freshman James Akinjo on March 6 at Wintrust Arena. The Blue Demons square off against Central Michigan in the first round of the CBI tournament on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Richard Bodee I The DePaulia

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 20, 2019

DePaul men's basketball will fight another day. On Sunday evening, the Roman College Basketball Invitational announced its field for the 2019 edition of its tournament and the DePaul Blue Demons are one of the 16 teams that will participate. Their first round matchup, set for 7 p.m. on Wednesday night...

Reed named most improved in Big East Conference

Paul Reed throws down one of many Blue Demon dunks in a 90-70 win against UIC on Friday. Richard Bodee I The DePaulia

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 11, 2019

In a surprise to few who saw him play the last two seasons, DePaul sophomore big man Paul Reed has earned the Big East Conference's Most Improved Player Award for the 2018-2019 season as voted upon by the league's 10 head coaches. The 11.2 points, 8.2 rebounds, and 1.3 blocks per game the Orlando, Fla. reside...

So Long, Wintrust

DePaul squares off against the Central Michigan Chippewas on Wednesday night at 7 at McGrath-Phillips Arena. 
Alexa Sandler I The DePaulia

Paul Steeno, Richard Bodee, and Alexa Sandler

March 7, 2019

It was a heck of a way to go out. If this was the last time that DePaul seniors Femi Olujobi, Eli Cain, and Max Strus play at Wintrust Arena in a DePaul uniform (it'll depend on if DePaul makes a postseason tournament in which case they could host a game), the trio at least went out in style. In a 101-67 stomping of a Georgetown Hoy...

DePaul explodes for 101 points in dominant performance over Georgetown

DePaul senior Eli Cain raises his hands in celebration as he leaves the court at the end of DePaul's 101-69 victory against Georgetown on Wednesday night. Richard Bodee I The DePaulia

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 7, 2019

Wintrust Arena amplified into a frenzy of applause, clapping, and chanting as DePaul seniors Max Strus, Femi Olujobi, and Eli Cain checked out for what could be the last time at their home arena. This same energy the lively Wintrust Arena crowd put into honoring their seniors was present all night long as the DePaul Blue Demons (15-13; 7-10) gave...

Strus’ 43 points lift DePaul over St. John’s on senior day

Seniors Max Strus and Femi Olujobi combined for 66 points in the Blue Demons 92-83 victory against the St. John's Red Storm Sunday at Wintrust Arena. Richard Bodee I The DePaulia

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 3, 2019

It was a good day to be a DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball senior. On senior day, the Blue Demons (14-13; 6-10) rode the backs of two of their seniors Max Strus and Femi Olujobi en route to a 92-83 win against the St. John's Red Storm (20-10; 8-9) at Wintrust Arena. The win snapped a four-game losing streak and complet...

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