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Wintrust Arena becomes official name of DePaul basketball arena

Wintrust Arena becomes official name of DePaul basketball arena

Ben Gartland

November 16, 2016


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

Wintrust Arena will be the official home of DePaul basketball starting in 2017-18. The naming rights deal was announced on Wednesday at McCormick Place West, across the street from the arena. "We're so proud today to add a new partner to our mix in Wintrust," Metropolitan Port and Exposition Au...

DePaul men’s basketball quashes Rockhurst 79-53 in exhibition

DePaul men’s basketball quashes Rockhurst 79-53 in exhibition

Ben Gartland

November 5, 2016


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

When DePaul men's basketball met Rockhurst in an exhibition on Friday it wasn't pretty. The 79-53 win by the Blue Demons saw 45 combined turnovers and 53 combined fouls between the two teams. No, it wasn't pretty. However, that won't matter until next Sunday when the Blue Demons open up their seaso...

Commentary: Arena is helping DePaul with recruiting

Commentary: Arena is helping DePaul with recruiting

Adam Chalifoux

October 16, 2016


Filed under Sports

I’d like to start by addressing some false rumors that I have heard around campus. Word on the street is the student section at the new arena, the Demon Deck, are bad seats. This is a vicious lie. I was inside the stadium earlier this month and I can assure you, these seats are the best in the house. ...

Report: Notre Dame will be first opponent in new DePaul arena

Report: Notre Dame will be first opponent in new DePaul arena

Ben Gartland

October 12, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein reported that Notre Dame will be the first men's basketball opponent when the new DePaul arena opens in fall of 2017. DePaul's first game in its new downtown arena will be against Notre Dame, per sources. Here's more @FanRagSports: https://t.co/SQ8rfjjivP — Jon Rothstei...

DePaul men’s basketball picked to finish last in the Big East

DePaul men’s basketball picked to finish last in the Big East

Ben Gartland

October 11, 2016


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

DePaul men's basketball does not have high expectations from the Big East coaches for 2016-17 as the Blue Demons were picked to finish tenth in the Big East. The rankings were released at Big East media day in New York on Tuesday morning. Also revealed at Big East media day was that senior guard Bill...

DePaul, Creighton earn top Big East women’s basketball honors

DePaul, Creighton earn top Big East women’s basketball honors

Ben Gartland

October 11, 2016


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

DePaul women's basketball appeared on the top of the preseason Big East women's basketball poll for the third straight year, but this year there was a twist: Creighton was also picked to finish in first place. Both teams received the same amount of first place votes amongst the Big East coache...

Final beam put in place at new DePaul arena

Final beam put in place at new DePaul arena

Jack Higgins

October 9, 2016


Filed under Sports

The final beam placing ceremony was held at the new DePaul basketball arena at McCormick Square Wednesday. Attendees of event, including six DePaul basketball players, were allowed to sign the beam before it was lifted into place at the top of the arena. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball gets commit from Jaylen Butz

DePaul men’s basketball gets commit from Jaylen Butz

Ben Gartland

October 6, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The 2016-17 men's basketball season is still about a month from opening, but the Blue Demons already are filling out the roster for 2017-18. DePaul got their latest commitment on Thursday when Jaylen Butz verbally committed to the Blue Demons. "When I went on my visit, the coaches and the players...

Mart’e Grays to miss 2016-17 DePaul women’s basketball season

Mart’e Grays to miss 2016-17 DePaul women’s basketball season

Ben Gartland

October 4, 2016


Filed under News

  DePaul Athletics announced on Tuesday that junior forward Mart'e Grays will miss the upcoming women's basketball season with a torn achilles. “Losing players to injury is one of the only bad aspects of coaching,” head coach Doug Bruno said in the press release. “All of us in the...

UCONN, Notre Dame highlight DePaul women’s basketball schedule

UCONN, Notre Dame highlight DePaul women’s basketball schedule

Ben Gartland

September 20, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women's basketball released their 2016-17 schedule on Tuesday, highlighted by a home game against Notre Dame and an away game to defending champions Connecticut. The Blue Demons will open up the season with two exhibitions. On Nov. 1, they play St. Xavier at 7 p.m. and then St. Francis ...

DePaul men’s basketball learns full 2016-17 Big East schedule

DePaul men’s basketball learns full 2016-17 Big East schedule

Ben Gartland

September 13, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Big East conference announced its 2016-17 men's basketball schedule on Tuesday, giving DePaul full knowledge of their season's schedule. They'll start off the conference slate with a trip to reigning national champions Villanova on Dec. 28. DePaul then has their conference home opener on New Years D...

DePaul men’s basketball releases 2016-17 non conference schedule

DePaul men’s basketball releases 2016-17 non conference schedule

Ben Gartland

June 30, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul men's basketball officially announced their 2016-17 non-conference schedule on Thursday, leading the Blue Demons into the last season they will host games at Allstate Arena. Highlights of the schedule include an away bout with Northwestern on December 3, a neutral court game against Temple in ...

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