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DePaul lands 2021 four-star recruit David Jones

David Jones goes up to grab a rebound against Turkey in the 2018 U17 FIBA World Cup

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

August 31, 2020

DePaul’s 2021 recruiting class got a boost on Monday when four-star recruit David Jones verbally committed to the Blue Demons.  Jones, who announced his commitment on Instagram, is now the third four-star recruit in the class of 2021 to verbally commit to head coach Dave Leitao. Ahamad Bynum and...

DePaul names DeWayne Peevy its new athletic director

El subdirector de atletismo de Kentucky, DeWayne Peevy.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

August 24, 2020

DePaul officially announced DeWayne Peevy as its new athletic director on Monday. Peevy, who is coming over from Kentucky, will be taking over from Jean Lenti Ponsetto.  Peevy has been Kentucky’s deputy director of athletics for the last six years and has been with their athletic department for...

DeWayne Peevy se convertirá en el nuevo director deportivo de DePaul

El subdirector de atletismo de Kentucky, DeWayne Peevy.

Lawrence Kreymer and Ernesto Hernandez

August 21, 2020

Una fuente le confirmó a The DePaulia el jueves que DeWayne Peevy y la Universidad DePaul están finalizando un acuerdo para convertir a Peevy en el nuevo director deportivo de la universidad. Se espera que un anuncio oficial de DePaul llegue a principios de la próxima semana, según una fuente...

DeWayne Peevy set to become DePaul’s new athletic director

Kentucky deputy director of athletics DeWayne Peevy.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

August 20, 2020

A source confirmed to The DePaulia on Thursday that DePaul and DeWayne Peevy are finalizing a deal to make Peevy the university’s new athletic director. An official announcement from DePaul is expected to come early next week, according to a source.  Peevy is set to become DePaul’s first ev...

DePaul offers athletic director job to DeWayne Peevy

Kentucky deputy director of athletics DeWayne Peevy.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

August 17, 2020

DePaul has offered its athletic director job to DeWayne Peevy, a source confirmed to The DePaulia on Monday. Peevy has yet to accept the offer, but DePaul is currently in the process of finishing the deal, according to a source.  Peevy, who is currently Kentucky’s deputy director of athletics, recently intervi...

DePaul interviews DeWayne Peevy for athletic director job

Kentucky deputy director of athletics DeWayne Peevy.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

August 7, 2020

Kentucky deputy director of athletics DeWayne Peevy has interviewed for DePaul’s athletic director opening, a source confirmed to The DePaulia on Friday.  Kyle Tucker of The Athletic was the first person to report on Wednesday that Peevy has spoken to DePaul about the job. DePaul is currently ...

Eli Cain signs with Ukrainian side MBC Mykolaiv

DePaul senior guard Eli Cain drives past Georgetown freshman guard James Akinjo during a March 6, 2019 game against Georgetown.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

July 31, 2020

Former DePaul guard Eli Cain has signed with the MBC Mykolaiv of the Ukrainan basketball league, he announced on his Instagram on Friday. Cain played for the Blue Demons from 2015-19, starting 127 of the 129 games he played for the Big East team. Coming over from New Jersey, Cain was one of head...

Big East men’s basketball assistant coaches come together to form Coaches For Action

DePaul men's basketball assistant coaches Marc Hsu looks on from the bench last season.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

July 14, 2020

The idea was started by four Big East men’s basketball assistant coaches. But after a couple of zoom calls and a group chat began, 17 more assistant coaches joined the new Coaches For Action coalition in June. Inspired by the recent protests in America following the deaths of George Floyd, Breon...

COLUMN: Pressure is now on President Esteban to hire the right athletic director

President Esteban speaking at 2019's State of the University address.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

June 23, 2020

It has been nearly three years since A. Gabriel Esteban took over from Dennis H. Holtschneider as DePaul’s president. During these three years, several facets of the university have experienced plenty of changes under Esteban — except the athletic department. Under Esteban, the athletic department,...

From three-star recruit to NBA prospect: Paul Reed is ready for next level

DePaul junior forward Paul Reed dunks the ball against Texas Tech on Dec. 4 at Wintrust Arena.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

June 20, 2020

When Paul Reed arrived at DePaul in 2017, he was not penciled in as one of the starters to begin the season. Even with his family traveling from Orlando to Chicago to watch Reed play in his first college basketball game, the forward only played one minute in a 72-58 loss to Notre Dame. In that momen...

Timeline of Jean Lenti Ponsetto’s 46-year career at DePaul

DePaul athletics director Jean Lenti Ponsetto will retire this summer. Lenti Ponsetto has been DePaul's AD since 2002.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

June 18, 2020

1974-1978 - Jean Lenti Ponsetto attends DePaul, playing for DePaul women’s basketball, tennis, softball and volleyball teams 1978 - Lenti Ponsetto is named DePaul’s  first women's basketball assistant coach 1987-89 - Lenti Ponsetto serves as commissioner of the North Star conference that DeP...

DePaul lands Max Williams as preferred walk-on

Max Williams dribbles up the basketball for IMG Academy. Williams committed to DePaul on Monday as a preferred walk-on

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

June 16, 2020

Growing up, Max Williams always had a goal to play basketball for a Division I school. On Monday, Williams was able to achieve that goal as he committed to DePaul as a preferred walk-on. “Growing up and being born in the city of Chicago and being acclimated to the special basketball culture that exists w...

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