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DePaul men’s basketball knocks off Georgetown 67-65

DePaul men’s basketball knocks off Georgetown 67-65

Ben Gartland

February 22, 2017

A wild ending helped DePaul men's basketball snap a ten-game losing streak as they defeated Georgetown 67-65 on Wednesday night. It was the Blue Demons' (9-19, 2-13 Big East) first road win of the year and effectively ended Georgetown's (14-14, 5-10) chance at an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament. In...

Men’s basketball can’t handle no. 2 Villanova

Men’s basketball can’t handle no. 2 Villanova

Shane René

February 13, 2017

Sometimes you need to win on offense, and sometimes you need to win on defense; when you play the defending national champions, you need to win on both ends of the floor. DePaul played tough defense in the opening minutes of Monday night’s highly anticipated rematch with the Villanova Wildcats,...

Men’s basketball crushed by Creighton in 93-58 loss

Men’s basketball crushed by Creighton in 93-58 loss

Shane René

February 11, 2017

Chris Harrison-Docks was the only Blue Demon with a hot hand in the early-goings of the first half on Saturday afternoon against the Creighton Blue Jays, dropping 13 points (4-6 from three-point range) and corralling four steals. Billy Garrett Jr. and Eli Cain had a modest showing in the first 20...

DePaul men’s basketball falls at last second to Georgetown

DePaul men’s basketball falls at last second to Georgetown

Shane René

February 4, 2017

In a battle between Big East bottom-feeders DePaul (8-14, 1-8 Big East) and Georgetown (13-10, 4-6 Big East), the Blue Demons came within spitting distance of a win in another down-to-the-wire finish, falling 73-76 to the Hoyas on Tuesday night at Allstate Arena. “I thought both teams played well...

Last-minute heroics lead DePaul men’s basketball over Providence 64-63

Last-minute heroics lead DePaul men’s basketball over Providence 64-63

Evan Rogerson

January 11, 2017

In the final seconds of the game, Providence’s long inbounds pass was tipped away and chased down by Tre’Darius McCallum. Billy Garrett Jr. took the ball in the backcourt, drove left to the basket, and finished a tough reverse layup to tie the game with 4.7 seconds to play. He was fouled on the play...

DePaul men’s basketball falters late in 79-73 loss to St. John’s

DePaul men’s basketball falters late in 79-73 loss to St. John’s

Ben Gartland

January 1, 2017

DePaul men's basketball jumped out to a hot start in their game against St. John's on Sunday, but the Blue Demons (7-8, 0-2 Big East) could not hold on as they fell to the Red Storm (8-7, 2-0 Big East) 79-73. St. John's sophomore guard Marcus LoVett led the game with 22 points, while sophomore guard...

DePaul men’s basketball’s upset bid falls short at No. 1 Villanova 68-65

DePaul men’s basketball’s upset bid falls short at No. 1 Villanova 68-65

Ben Gartland

December 28, 2016

It's safe to say DePaul men's basketball beat the 27-point spread. DePaul (7-7, 0-1 Big East) pushed No. 1, undefeated, reigning-national champion Villanova (13-0, 1-0) to their absolute limit on Wednesday night as the Blue Demons fell 68-65. Junior forward Tre'Darius McCallum led the Blue Demons...

DePaul men’s basketball explodes for 109-61 win over Chicago State

DePaul men’s basketball explodes for 109-61 win over Chicago State

Ben Gartland

December 17, 2016

On Wednesday night, DePaul men’s basketball suffered an upset defeat at the hands of Illinois-Chicago, a game in which players and coaches lamented a lack of energy. They found it again with a 24-4 run to open up their game on Saturday. DePaul (6-4) crushed Chicago State (3-8) with a 109-61 victory. "It's...

DePaul men’s basketball can’t stop UIC rally in 80-75 loss

DePaul men’s basketball can’t stop UIC rally in 80-75 loss

Ben Gartland

December 14, 2016

DePaul men's basketball has gained a reputation this season as a team that plays better in the second half. They've made several comebacks, both successful and unsuccessful, that lead to overall better results after halftime. On Wednesday night they were on the other end of the spectrum as the Blue...

DePaul men’s basketball adds 3-star small forward Paul Reed

DePaul men’s basketball adds 3-star small forward Paul Reed

Ben Gartland

December 4, 2016

Paul Reed, a three-star small forward from Apopka, Florida, verbally committed to DePaul men's basketball on Sunday. Blessed to say I have Officially Committed to Depaul University????#gobluedemons pic.twitter.com/bA2E76Yltd — Paul Reed (@Bball_paul) December 4, 2016 Reed is 6-foot-8 inches and ranked three-stars by 247sports.com. He...

Northwestern trounces DePaul men’s basketball 80-64

Northwestern trounces DePaul men’s basketball 80-64

Ben Gartland

December 3, 2016

Fresh off two comeback wins in a row, DePaul men's basketball travelled to Northwestern for their first road game of 2016. They couldn't come back from this one. The Blue Demons (4-2) were trounced by the Wildcats (6-2) 80-64. The Blue Demons cut into the lead in the second half, but were ...

DePaul men’s basketball survives Drake with a 77-75 win

DePaul men’s basketball survives Drake with a 77-75 win

Ben Gartland

November 30, 2016

In 2007, the rapper Drake released a mixtape titled "Comeback Season" In 2016, DePaul men's basketball dropped the remix. The Blue Demons (4-1) rallied back from a 15-point second half deficit to defeat Drake (1-6), the university, 77-75 on Wednesday night. It was their second big comeback win...

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