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Who’s the point? Breaking down the Blue Demons point guard situation

Who’s the point? Breaking down the Blue Demons point guard situation

Paul Steeno and Sports Reporter

January 16, 2018

In the DePaul Blue Demon's 91-74 win against the St. John's Red Storm on Jan. 6, Blue Demon junior point guard Eli Cain scored 11 points to reach 1,000 points in his career. When Cain arrived in Lincoln Park prior to this season, he probably didn't envision scoring his 1,000th career point while p...

PREVIEW: Blue Demons look to ace road test against Marquette on MLK Day

PREVIEW: Blue Demons look to ace road test against Marquette on MLK Day

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 14, 2018

If there was an advanced statistic that quantified heartbreak in losses, DePaul might lead the country in that category this season. First, there was the 89-79 overtime loss against Oregon way back in the PK80 Invitational tournament. Then, there was the 62-60 loss against Northwestern on Dec. 16...

Blue Demons battle Friars in FS1 all-access game

Blue Demons battle Friars in FS1 all-access game

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 12, 2018

Somebody is excited about the DePaul Blue Demons (8-8; 1-3 Big East) all-access matchup against the Providence Friars (11-6; 2-2 Big East) at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at Wintrust Arena. DePaul and Providence meet for the 39th time, with the Friars holding a decisive 28-10 advantage in the all-time series....

Maric named to Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Maric named to Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 8, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 20, 2017

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...

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