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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

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

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...

Transfers look to make immediate impact for men’s basketball

Transfers look to make immediate impact for men’s basketball

Ben Gartland

October 17, 2016

In an offseason that saw three freshmen and one junior transfer away from the program, two upperclassmen transfers have been the return: Junior Tre’Darius McCallum and graduate student Chris Harrison-Docks. Read More »...

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

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 men’s basketball gets commit from Jaylen Butz

DePaul men’s basketball gets commit from Jaylen Butz

Ben Gartland

October 6, 2016

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...

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

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

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 ...

Tommy Hamilton not returning to DePaul men’s basketball

Tommy Hamilton not returning to DePaul men’s basketball

Ben Gartland

June 22, 2016

A report came out Wednesday morning that senior DePaul men's basketball forward Tommy Hamilton IV would not return to DePaul for the 2016-17 season. Tommy Hamilton will not return to DePaul's basketball program next year, source told @CBSSports. Plans for next season are TBD. — Jon Rothstein...

Three players to transfer away from DePaul men’s basketball

Three players to transfer away from DePaul men’s basketball

Ben Gartland

March 30, 2016

According to reports, DePaul men's basketball freshmen Develle Phillips, Oumar Berry and Fred Scott will transfer away from DePaul. Two more to add to transfer list (which should be out tomorrow): DePaul frosh Oumar Barry and Develle Phillips. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) March 29, 2016 ...

DePaul men’s basketball falls to Seton Hall on senior day

DePaul men’s basketball falls to Seton Hall on senior day

Matthew Paras

March 5, 2016

Aaron Simpson hung his head, covered in a towel, as he walked down the tunnel of Allstate Arena. Simpson, a senior, couldn’t hide his disappointment after being ejected on a Flagrant-2 call for pushing Seton Hall guard Khadeen Carrington. Suddenly, Simpson’s last home game was over. For DePaul,...

DePaul falters to No. 7 Xavier, 86-65

DePaul falters to No. 7 Xavier, 86-65

Matthew Paras

January 30, 2016

The only thing more predictable than DePaul men’s basketball blowing a 9-0 lead to start the game against the seventh-ranked team in the country is the way they opened the second half — uninspired. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball stymied by Butler 67-53

DePaul men’s basketball stymied by Butler 67-53

Associated Press

January 28, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Roosevelt Jones scored 23 points and Butler defeated DePaul 67-53 on Wednesday night. Jones was 7 of 11 from the field and 9 of 11 from the free-throw line for the Bulldogs (14-6, 3-5 Big East), who made 25 of 29 free throws to 6 of 13 for the Blue Demons (7-13, 1-7). Kellen...

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