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DePaul lands 2021 four-star recruit Ahamad Bynum

DePaul lands 2021 four-star recruit Ahamad Bynum

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 18, 2019

DePaul has gotten another commitment from a legit Chicago prospect. Class of 2021 four-star recruit Ahamad Bynum of Simeon Career Academy has verbally committed to the Blue Demons, joining current freshman Markese Jacobs to make it the second year in a row that DePaul has landed a four-star recruit...

DePaul improves to 5-0 after defeating Cornell 75-54

DePaul improves to 5-0 after defeating Cornell 75-54

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 16, 2019

Coming off their first road win of the season against Iowa on Monday, DePaul made sure there was no letdown against Cornell on Saturday. The Blue Demons took care of business against the Big Red, defeating the visitors 75-54 at Wintrust Arena.  After dominating Iowa in the Gavitt Tipoff Games, 93-78, the Blu...

DePaul routs Iowa 93-78 in the Gavitt Tipoff Games

DePaul routs Iowa 93-78 in the Gavitt Tipoff Games

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 11, 2019

Before the season started, DePaul players were telling the outside world that this season is going to be different for the Blue Demons -- with added talent and an increase in depth, the team felt confident going into this season. Four games into the season, those same players have started 4-0 after ...

Preview: DePaul travels to face Iowa in the Gavitt Tipoff Games

Preview: DePaul travels to face Iowa in the Gavitt Tipoff Games

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 11, 2019

When DePaul’s 2019-2020 schedule was released in September, the first three games of the season didn’t seem much of a challenge for the Blue Demons. Now, with game four approaching fast, the Blue Demons are embarking on their first challenge of the season: at Iowa.  The Blue Demons began the season with a rela...

DePaul pulls away late to defeat Fairleigh Dickinson 70-59

DePaul pulls away late to defeat Fairleigh Dickinson 70-59

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 8, 2019

In DePaul’s first two games of the season they didn’t face much of a challenge from either Alcorn State or the University of Chicago, winning by an average of 23.5 points. But in game three of the season against Fairleigh Dickinson on Friday, the Blue Demons faced a much stiffer test — one tha...

Strong defensive effort provides DePaul with their first win of the season

Strong defensive effort provides DePaul with their first win of the season

Gordy Baba, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2019

The dominating factor in Tuesday night’s game from this new look DePaul team was the play of their defense. A roster that used to be offensive minded with key players like Max Strus, Eli Cain and Femi Olujobi, has to rely on their defense at the start of the season to get them wins. This year wit...

DePaul defeats Alcorn State 74-52 in season opener

DePaul defeats Alcorn State 74-52 in season opener

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 5, 2019

A new-look DePaul team had no issues of handling Alcorn State in their first game of the season, the Blue Demons took down the Braves 72-54 Tuesday night at Wintrust Arena. With questions entering the season opener on how DePaul would perform with a revamped squad, the Blue Demons put some of those...

Preview: DePaul opens 2019-2020 season by hosting Alcorn State

Preview: DePaul opens 2019-2020 season by hosting Alcorn State

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 5, 2019

It’s been more than 30 weeks since the DePaul men’s basketball team played in a competitive game, but that will come to an end Tuesday night when the Blue Demons begin their 2019-2020 campaign by hosting Alcorn State.  The last time DePaul played in a game that counted was game three of the C...

Tim Anderson named DePaul’s head coach to start 2019-2020 season

Tim Anderson named DePaul’s head coach to start 2019-2020 season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 4, 2019

After months of speculation about who will lead the DePaul men’s basketball team while head coach Dave Leitao serves a three-game suspension to begin the 2019-2020 season, Blue Demon fans finally have an answer. The program announced Monday that assistant coach Tim Anderson will lead the Blue Demons for t...

DePaul dominates Marian in exhibition game with a 110-22 victory

DePaul dominates Marian in exhibition game with a 110-22 victory

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

October 29, 2019

After months of anticipation about the men’s basketball team, DePaul delivered on the expectations for one night against Marian in an exhibition game at Wintrust Arena. The Blue Demons defeated the visitors 110-22 in a game that wasn’t close from the start.  It took DePaul just four minutes to get in r...

Men’s basketball junior guard Charlie Moore granted waiver by NCAA

Men’s basketball junior guard Charlie Moore granted waiver by NCAA

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

October 5, 2019

Junior guard Charlie Moore, who transferred to DePaul from Kansas in May, has been granted a waiver by the NCAA to play this season.  “We are thrilled for Charlie and his family that he will be able to play immediately in his hometown," head coach Dave Leitao said in a statement.  “We apprec...

Blue Demons ready for tougher schedule

Blue Demons ready for tougher schedule

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

September 30, 2019

DePaul men’s basketball is about to enter their most pivotal season since head coach Dave Leitao returned in 2015. With the best collection of talent that Leitao has had since his first stint with the Blue Demons, the expectations are that the program produces back-to-back winning seasons and threatenin...

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