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DePaul women’s basketball’s Jessica January to miss games with broken index finger

DePaul women’s basketball’s Jessica January to miss games with broken index finger

Ben Gartland

December 30, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

DePaul women's basketball senior guard Jessica January will have surgery to repair a broken right index finger on Tuesday, DePaul Athletics announced on Friday. January injured her finger in Wednesday's win over Georgetown and left the game after playing 18 minutes. Because of the injury, January...

DePaul men’s basketball’s upset bid falls short at No. 1 Villanova 68-65

DePaul men’s basketball’s upset bid falls short at No. 1 Villanova 68-65

Ben Gartland

December 28, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

It's safe to say DePaul men's basketball beat the 27-point spread. DePaul (7-7, 0-1 Big East) pushed No. 1, undefeated, reigning-national champion Villanova (13-0, 1-0) to their absolute limit on Wednesday night as the Blue Demons fell 68-65. Junior forward Tre'Darius McCallum led the Blue Demons...

No. 22 DePaul women’s basketball rolls Tennesee Martin 100-68

No. 22 DePaul women’s basketball rolls Tennesee Martin 100-68

Ben Gartland

December 20, 2016


Filed under Basketball, News, Sports, Women's Sports

From the opening bucket, No. 22 DePaul women's basketball was in charge of the game as the Blue Demons (8-4) defeated Tennesee Martin (3-9) 100-68. Senior guard Brooke Schulte led the game with 27 points, which is the most for any Big East player this season and a career high for her. The Blue Demons...

No. 17/16 DePaul women’s basketball crushes Loyola 107-46

No. 17/16 DePaul women’s basketball crushes Loyola 107-46

Ben Gartland

December 18, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Loyola women's basketball was going to be in for a tough season as they had to replace the majority of their roster, led by the youngest coaching staff in the country. It's year one of the healing process following the firing of former head coach Sheryl Swoopes, but that also means a rebuilding year. The...

DePaul men’s basketball can’t stop UIC rally in 80-75 loss

DePaul men’s basketball can’t stop UIC rally in 80-75 loss

Ben Gartland

December 14, 2016


Filed under Crime Watch, Sports

DePaul men's basketball has gained a reputation this season as a team that plays better in the second half. They've made several comebacks, both successful and unsuccessful, that lead to overall better results after halftime. On Wednesday night they were on the other end of the spectrum as the Blue...

DePaul men’s basketball adds 3-star small forward Paul Reed

DePaul men’s basketball adds 3-star small forward Paul Reed

Ben Gartland

December 4, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Paul Reed, a three-star small forward from Apopka, Florida, verbally committed to DePaul men's basketball on Sunday. Blessed to say I have Officially Committed to Depaul University🍴🏀🙌🏾#gobluedemons pic.twitter.com/bA2E76Yltd — Paul Reed (@Bball_paul) December 4, 2016 Reed is 6-foot-8 inches and ranked three-stars by 247sports.com. He...

Northwestern trounces DePaul men’s basketball 80-64

Northwestern trounces DePaul men’s basketball 80-64

Ben Gartland

December 3, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Fresh off two comeback wins in a row, DePaul men's basketball travelled to Northwestern for their first road game of 2016. They couldn't come back from this one. The Blue Demons (4-2) were trounced by the Wildcats (6-2) 80-64. The Blue Demons cut into the lead in the second half, but were ...

DePaul men’s basketball survives Drake with a 77-75 win

DePaul men’s basketball survives Drake with a 77-75 win

Ben Gartland

November 30, 2016


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

In 2007, the rapper Drake released a mixtape titled "Comeback Season" In 2016, DePaul men's basketball dropped the remix. The Blue Demons (4-1) rallied back from a 15-point second half deficit to defeat Drake (1-6), the university, 77-75 on Wednesday night. It was their second big comeback win...

DePaul women’s basketball picks up wins over Western Kentucky, Syracuse

DePaul women’s basketball picks up wins over Western Kentucky, Syracuse

Ben Gartland

November 28, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The 2016 Gulf Coast Showcase put then No. 18 DePaul women's basketball up against two top-15 teams, as well as a Western Kentucky team picked to win their conference. Over the three-day, post-Thanksigiving tournament, the Blue Demons picked up two wins and a third-place standing in the Gulf Coast Showcase. On...

DePaul men’s basketball beats Missouri State 68-66 on buzzer-beater

DePaul men’s basketball beats Missouri State 68-66 on buzzer-beater

J Samantha Rivera

November 23, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Senior Billy Garrett Jr. saved the night after his buzzer-beating shot helped DePaul beat Missouri State, 68-66, and propel them to a 3-1 record in the overall season. What ended as a sweet victory for the Blue Demons, didn’t always appear to look that way from the beginning of the game. DePaul...

No. 20 DePaul women’s basketball takes out Northwestern 89-66

Ben Gartland

November 19, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

No. 20 DePaul women's basketball (3-0) passed their first big test of the season with flying colors as they took out the Northwestern Wildcats (3-1) 89-66. Senior guard Jessica January led the game with 25 points to give the Blue Demons the victory in the Chicago rivalry game, which Northwestern won...

Rutgers knocks out DePaul men’s basketball 66-59.

Rutgers knocks out DePaul men’s basketball 66-59.

Ben Gartland

November 17, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul men's basketball was already down two forwards heading into their game with Rutgers, which meant that they'd have a size disadvantage. It turned out to be a huge part of the game as the Blue Demons were out-rebounded 46-27 as they fell to Rutgers (3-0) 66-59. Sophomore guard Eli Cain led with...

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