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DePaul downs Butler 80-65, improves to 17-2

DePaul downs Butler 80-65, improves to 17-2

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 19, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — The DePaul Blue Demons have been having one of the best possible starts to their season. Halfway in, and the Blue Demons were 16-2 with a two-game lead on the rest of the Big East heading into their collision with Butler on Sunday. As messy as things got during points at Hinkle Fieldhouse,...

DePaul lifts off, trounces Xavier 91-68

DePaul lifts off, trounces Xavier 91-68

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 17, 2020

Chante Stonewall had 24 points as Lexi Held, Deja Church and Sonya Morris all scored in double figures to push DePaul over Xavier on Friday night. The Blue Demons improved to 16-2 and 6-0 in conference play after the 91-68 win. Xavier drops to 2-15 and 1-6 in conference play. The first quarter saw...

DePaul edges out St. John’s to improve to 5-0 in Big East play

DePaul edges out St. John’s to improve to 5-0 in Big East play

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 12, 2020

The DePaul women's basketball team looked to continue on the strong start to Big East play with speedy St. John's coming into town on Sunday. After a poor second and third offensive quarter, the Blue Demons poured it on late in the fourth to nab a 74-69 win. Everybody was feeling it early in the first...

Balanced effort leads DePaul over Seton Hall

Balanced effort leads DePaul over Seton Hall

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 10, 2020

DePaul hosted Seton Hall on Friday night in the fourth Big East game in the early conference season. The Blue Demons were fresh off of a 74-71 win over Creighton on Sunday as they returned to school and to McGrath-Phillips Arena. A slow start was pulled back in control by halftime, and a decisive second...

Preview: DePaul looks to continue Big East roll against Seton Hall

Preview: DePaul looks to continue Big East roll against Seton Hall

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 10, 2020

Fresh into a new quarter, the DePaul women’s basketball team looks to keep things smooth in the Big East as they host Seton Hall at McGrath-Phillips Arena at 7 p.m. tonight. They return from a two-game road trip that saw them improve to 3-0 in conference play after wins over Providence and Creighton....

Doug Bruno one of 12 finalists for Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

Doug Bruno one of 12 finalists for Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 10, 2020

DePaul’s women’s basketball coach Doug Bruno was named one of the 12 finalists for induction into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, announced during an ESPN broadcast Thursday night during the Baylor vs. Connecticut game.  Bruno joins Debbie Brock, Carol Callan, Swin Cash-Canal, Tamika ...

DePaul escapes Creighton with 74-71 win

DePaul escapes Creighton with 74-71 win

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 5, 2020

Chante Stonewall scored 26 points, Lexi Held added 16 of her 23 points in the second half as DePaul came out of Omaha with a 74-71 win over Creighton and to improve to 3-0 in conference play. DePaul wasn't the only Big East team to have a great start to the season. Creighton started 11-3 playing great...

DePaul takes care of Providence 80-67 to stay unbeaten in Big East play

DePaul takes care of Providence 80-67 to stay unbeaten in Big East play

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

January 3, 2020

Behind a strong night from junior guard Dee Bekelja and sophomore guard Sonya Morris, DePaul knocked off Providence 80-67 in their first conference road game of the season. With the win, DePaul is now 12-2 overall on the season and 2-0 in Big East play.  After the Blue Demons defeated Marquette 89-...

Preview: DePaul to get in thick of conference season with a weekend road trip

Preview: DePaul to get in thick of conference season with a weekend road trip

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 3, 2020

Players and coaches know that the time from early November to March is a constant grind of games. DePaul women’s basketball likes to make sure that none of those months feel like cakewalks before going up against the Big East. With a win over rival Marquette on Dec. 29 to kick things off, the Blue...

DePaul forces 26 turnovers to bounce Marquette in Big East opener

DePaul forces 26 turnovers to bounce Marquette in Big East opener

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

December 29, 2019

Lexi Held scored 22 points and Chante Stonewall added 20 as DePaul recorded 16 steals against rival Marquette to improve to 11-2 and 1-0 in Big East conference play. A whole nine months since the Big East Championship and DePaul and Marquette are once again top teams to beat in the Big East, as they...

Preview: Non-conference schedule a success as DePaul turns to Marquette

Preview: Non-conference schedule a success as DePaul turns to Marquette

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

December 28, 2019

DePaul women’s basketball head coach Doug Bruno has always preached playing a tough non-conference schedule. It isn’t a special thing anymore, it’s just the norm at DePaul. Essentially, the goal is to play teams in or around the Top 25 because it will help make the Blue Demons better heading into...

DePaul pulls away from Loyola in the fourth quarter to win 83-76

DePaul pulls away from Loyola in the fourth quarter to win 83-76

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

December 20, 2019

After losing only their second game this season to No. 2 UConn on Monday at Wintrust Arena, DePaul looked to bounce back Friday night against an unbeaten Loyola Ramblers squad. The Ramblers managed to make this a close game, unlike last season when DePaul won by 24, but the Blue Demons pulled away in ...

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