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Men’s basketball adds Courtney and Anderson to staff

Men’s basketball adds Courtney and Anderson to staff

Shane Rene

September 18, 2017

Men’s basketball will see a largely new coaching staff for the 2017-18 season, as head coach Dave Leitao announced he’s bringing Bill Courtney and Tim Anderson into the program. Courtney and Anderson are the second and third additions to Leitao’s staff after former La Lumiere head coach Shane Hei...

Levi Cook to leave men’s basketball program

Levi Cook to leave men’s basketball program

Shane Rene and Paul Steeno

September 14, 2017

DePaul’s sophomore center Levi Cook announced on Twitter Thursday, Sept. 14 that he is leaving the Blue Demon basketball program. “I have spoken to my family and girlfriend and we’ve came to the conclusion that leaving DePaul University’s Basketball team for this upcoming year is in my best int...

Big East releases 2017-18 conference schedule

Big East releases 2017-18 conference schedule

Paul Steeno

September 12, 2017

Break out those calendars because the Big East Conference unveiled its 2017-18 conference basketball schedule on its website this morning. The DePaul men’s basketball team will begin Big East play at Wintrust Arena against defending Big East champion Villanova on Dec. 27. The Blue Demons will matchup a...

DePaul’s home court installed at Wintrust Arena

DePaul’s home court installed at Wintrust Arena

Paul Steeno

September 7, 2017

Wintrust Arena underwent one of its final makeovers in preparation for the upcoming DePaul basketball season as workers finished installing the playing floor in the new arena on Wednesday morning. The pale, beige, maple, wood floor features a silhouette of the Chicago skyline running along the length ...

DePaul men’s basketball non-conference schedule announced for 2017-18 season

DePaul men’s basketball non-conference schedule announced for 2017-18 season

Paul Steeno

September 7, 2017

Those itching to experience Blue Demon basketball at newly opened Wintrust Arena will have plenty of opportunities to do just that during the non-conference portion of DePaul’s schedule.  The Blue Demons released their non-conference schedule for the 2017-2018 season and will host seven non-conference g...

BREAKING: Tyger Campbell re-opens college recruitment

BREAKING: Tyger Campbell re-opens college recruitment

Shane Rene and Paul Steeno

September 2, 2017

Five-star point guard recruit Tyger Campbell announced via his Twitter account late Friday, Sept. 2 that he is no longer committed to DePaul and will re-open his college recruitment process. “First off, I would like to thank DePaul University and the city of Chicago for their show of love and beli...

Men’s basketball adds two new transfers to 2017-18 roster

Men’s basketball adds two new transfers to 2017-18 roster

Garret Neal

August 14, 2017

One of the most eventful off seasons in recent DePaul Men’s basketball history continued to roll right along over the summer with two new additions to the 2017-18 roster.   It all started in early May when DePaul announced that Shane Heirman, head coach of Indiana’s high school powerhouse La Lum...

Report: Al Eichelberger to transfer from DePaul men’s basketball

Report: Al Eichelberger to transfer from DePaul men’s basketball

Ben Gartland

June 2, 2017

A report came out Friday morning that freshman forward Al Eichelberger will transfer away from the DePaul men's basketball program. DePaul's Al Eicrhelberger just received his release and will transfer, per a source. — Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) June 2, 2017 Eichelberger, a 6-foot-8 inch forward f...

Commentary: The new era of DePaul Athletics is almost here

Commentary: The new era of DePaul Athletics is almost here

Ben Gartland

May 30, 2017

Four years and two weeks ago, DePaul and the city of Chicago announced plans for what would become the new home for DePaul basketball. I was a senior in high school and hoped to graduate in the new arena, as the original opening season was supposed to be this academic year. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball to play at Illinois next season

DePaul men’s basketball to play at Illinois next season

Ben Gartland

May 20, 2017

  For the first time in six decades, DePaul and Illinois men's basketball will meet on the court. The two schools were matched up in the 2017 Gavitt Tipoff Games, a series of games played every year between eight members of the Big East against eight members of the Big 10 in honor of the first...

DePaul men’s basketball to open Wintrust Arena against Notre Dame

DePaul men’s basketball to open Wintrust Arena against Notre Dame

Ben Gartland

May 18, 2017

DePaul Athletics officially announced on Tuesday the long-rumored opening game for Wintrust Arena will be DePaul men's basketball against Notre Dame. The game will be on Nov. 11 and will be the first game of the season for the Blue Demons. “We’re excited to take the next step to opening Wintru...

New DePaul men’s basketball assistant coach Heirman brings experience, youth

New DePaul men’s basketball assistant coach Heirman brings experience, youth

Ben Gartland

May 15, 2017

Shane Heirman is one of the biggest acquisitions of the 2017 offseason for DePaul men’s basketball. In his career he has: Read More »...

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