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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...

DePaul men’s basketball drops sixth straight in 91-80 loss to Creighton

DePaul men’s basketball drops sixth straight in 91-80 loss to Creighton

Ben Gartland

January 17, 2016

DePaul men’s basketball started hot, jumping out to an 11-0 lead before relinquishing it as they struggled to keep up with Creighton. Even with the head start, the same story for DePaul (6-12, 0-6 Big East) compounded into a sixth straight loss in their 91-80 defeat to the Blue Jays (13-6, 4-2). "We...

DePaul men’s basketball loses fifth straight at Xavier

DePaul men’s basketball loses fifth straight at Xavier

Associated Press

January 13, 2016

CINCINNATI (AP) — Trevon Bluiett spent a lot of time shooting 3-pointers the last few days, finding his touch. It was all the way back Tuesday night. The sophomore forward scored a career-high 24 points — 19 in the first half — and No. 7 Xavier took advantage of open shots on the perimeter while...

DePaul men’s basketball drops fourth straight at Georgetown

DePaul men’s basketball drops fourth straight at Georgetown

Ben Gartland

January 9, 2016

A two-point halftime lead vanished for DePaul men's basketball (6-10, 0-4) early in the second half as the Georgetown Hoyas (10-6, 3-1) won 74-63. Junior guard Billy Garrett Jr. led the Blue Demons with 16 points as DePaul dropped their fourth game in a row, their longest such streak of the season. The...

DePaul men’s basketball can’t overcome Seton Hall in 78-74 loss

DePaul men’s basketball can’t overcome Seton Hall in 78-74 loss

Ben Gartland

January 2, 2016

The stage was set for DePaul's best free throw shooter to tie up the game with less than a second to go. Junior point guard Billy Garrett Jr. attempted a three as the clock ran out with DePaul down 76-73 at Seton Hall. He missed, but was fouled in the process and sent to the line for three free throws and a chance to tie it. It was symbolic of the rest of the game, with DePa...

DePaul men’s basketball falls in Big East opener to Georgetown

DePaul men’s basketball falls in Big East opener to Georgetown

Matthew Paras

December 30, 2015

In the last two practices leading up to DePaul men’s basketball’s Big East opener against Georgetown, head coach Dave Leitao noticed the urgency was off. He said he thought his team was too loose and didn’t seize the moment. Read More »...

Demon Dishes: DePaul men’s basketball pulse in the Big East

Demon Dishes: DePaul men’s basketball pulse in the Big East

Ben Gartland and Matthew Paras

December 29, 2015

Sitting at 6-6 after non-conference play,  DePaul men’s basketball is about to begin their first Big East conference play with head coach Dave Leitao.  Editor-in-Chief  Matthew Paras and  Sports Editor Ben Gartland discuss the state of the Blue Demons heading into conference play. DePaul starts the Big East against Georgetown Wednesday 8 p.m. at Allstate Arena. Read More &raq...

DePaul men’s basketball pulls off dominant upset over No. 20 George Washington

DePaul men’s basketball pulls off dominant upset over No. 20 George Washington

Matthew Paras

December 22, 2015

Myke Henry was assessed a technical foul, but at that point, the damage was already done. Henry, a senior, stormed the open lane with the ball and proceeded to ferociously slam it over a George Washington defender. Tyler Cavanaugh, the victim in mention, fell to the ground and a referee signaled for the blocking foul. On his way down, Henry let out some words that caught ...

DePaul men’s basketball slips focus in overtime loss to Northwestern

DePaul men’s basketball slips focus in overtime loss to Northwestern

Matthew Paras

December 19, 2015

Brutal. Of DePaul’s six losses this season — and with a 78-70 overtime loss to Northwestern being the sixth — the Blue Demons had to yet to experience a game where they were in full control, only to hastily lose control in the final minutes. But that happened against Northwestern Saturday at Allstate Arena. Read More »...

Sloppy play costs DePaul in loss to Stanford Cardinal

Sloppy play costs DePaul in loss to Stanford Cardinal

Ben Savage

December 15, 2015

STANFORD, Calif. – DePaul’s sloppy play cost them a winnable game against the Stanford Cardinal, as they fell 79-60. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball stifled by Arkansas-Little Rock 66-44

DePaul men’s basketball stifled by Arkansas-Little Rock 66-44

Zachary Holden

December 13, 2015

The DePaul men’s basketball team played a rare home game at McGrath-Phillips Arena and played host to the undefeated Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans. Despite being the home team, the Blue Demons (5-4) were embarrassed by the Trojans (8-0) from the opening minutes 66-44. Read More »...

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