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Strus scales 3-point field goal milestone in 104-70 Blue Demon win against Chicago State

Strus scales 3-point field goal milestone in 104-70 Blue Demon win against Chicago State

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 12, 2018

In the DePaul Blue Demons (6-2) 104-70 victory against the Chicago State Cougars (3-9) on Wednesday night at Wintrust Arena, Blue Demon senior guard Max Strus became the 21st player in program history to drain 100 3-point field goals in a DePaul uniform He's been with the program for a year and a ha...

DePaul versus Northwestern preview: Will we get another thriller?

DePaul versus Northwestern preview: Will we get another thriller?

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 7, 2018

A longstanding Chicago hoops rivalry enters its 34th chapter when the DePaul Blue Demons battle the Northwestern Wildcats Saturday at 11 a.m. at the recently renovated Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, Ill. The matchup between the two teams last season was an instant classic. DePaul star Max Strus poured in a tied-for-a-season-high 33 points, but a potentially g...

Blue Demons survive another slow start to drop Florida A&M

Blue Demons survive another slow start to drop Florida A&M

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 3, 2018

Another slow start couldn't sink the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team (5-1) in their matchup against the Florida A&M Rattlers (2-7). Behind 16 points on 6-for-7 from the field from big man Femi Olujobi and 13 points (nine in the second half) from redshirt junior sharpshooter Jalen Colem...

Cain tagged with Big East Weekly Honor Roll recognition

Cain tagged with Big East Weekly Honor Roll recognition

December 3, 2018

It's a recognition Blue Demon senior guard Eli Cain is no stranger to. For the fourth time in his Blue Demon basketball career, the Big East Conference has placed Cain on their Big East Weekly Honor Roll list. The 6-foot-6-inch New Jersey native helped lead the Blue Demons to an 83-73 victory against ...

Blue Demons Tour-de-MEAC ends with battle against Florida A&M

Blue Demons Tour-de-MEAC ends with battle against Florida A&M

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 3, 2018

For the third time this season, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team will battle a team from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. This week's MEAC opponent comes in the form of the Florida A&M Rattlers, a squad the MEAC coaches picked to finish seventh in the conference in the preseason poll. The showdown between these Blue Dem...

Three is Company

Three is Company

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 1, 2018

Basketball has changed. Gone are the days where mountainous big men laboriously dominated the game from the post. Shooting at all positions from everywhere on the floor is basketball's new gold standard. Last season, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team didn't buy into this trend finishing 3...

Blue Demon basketball preview: Viking invasion

Blue Demon basketball preview: Viking invasion

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

November 28, 2018

Lucky for the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team, Norris Cole probably isn't going to come running through the tunnel wearing a green and white uniform when the Blue Demons square off against the Cleveland State Vikings at Wintrust Arena 7 p.m. Wednesday. Cleveland State has regressed a bit since Cole's time with the team from 2007-2011. Their last winning se...

Takeaways early in Blue Demons basketball season

Takeaways early in Blue Demons basketball season

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

November 18, 2018

Breathe Blue Demon fans. The suspense of a 72-70 overtime victory against Penn State Thursday night has receded and the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team is 3-0 for the first time since the 2008-2009 season. Three games into the 2018-2019 season and the Blue Demons have shattered the expec...

We aren’t lion: Big early season game for Blue Demons against Penn State

We aren’t lion: Big early season game for Blue Demons against Penn State

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

November 14, 2018

The DePaul Blue Demons tilt against the Penn State Nittany Lions Thursday night at Wintrust Arena feels really important. Win and the Blue Demons improve to 3-0 for the first time since the 2008-2009 season. Win and the Blue Demons secure their first-ever Gavitt Tipoff Games victory, the annual showdown...

Blue Demons nab three star, class of 2019 recruit

Blue Demons nab three star, class of 2019 recruit

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

October 3, 2018

The DePaul Blue Demons roster for the 2019-2020 season just got one man stronger today. According to 247Sports.com, 2019 6-foot-5-inch shooting guard Oscar Lopez has given a verbal commitment to DePaul University and head coach Dave Leitao. The Torrance, Calif. native took an official visit to DePaul...

Cameron returns with new sense of confidence

Cameron returns with new sense of confidence

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

September 17, 2018

DePaul redshirt freshman basketball player Flynn Cameron wants to become a complete point guard. Via an 11.3 point, 6.0 rebound, and 5.6 assist per game effort at the FIBA U18 Championships Aug. 5 to Aug. 11 in Thailand that included a 19 point, 12 assist, 10 rebound triple-double in a semifinal game...

Power ranking the Blue Demons most exciting nonconference matchups

Power ranking the Blue Demons most exciting nonconference matchups

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

September 5, 2018

Last season in its nonconference slate, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team won the games you'd expected them to win and lost the games you'd expect them to lose en route to a 7-5 nonconference record. This season, the Blue Demons want to win regardless of whether they are supposed to. They...

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