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DePaul and Marquette meet again in the Big East Tournament championship game.

DePaul and Marquette meet again in the Big East Tournament championship game.

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

After 18 conference games and two games apiece for Marquette and DePaul in Big East Tournament, the two foes will meet once again. DePaul (25-7; 14-4 Big East) and Marquette (26-6; 15-3 Big East) will play for an automatic bid in the NCAA Tournament Tuesday night for the third straight season. This...

DePaul advances to Big East Tournament championship game with comeback victory over Creighton

DePaul advances to Big East Tournament championship game with comeback victory over Creighton

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

For the third year in a row, No. 24 DePaul (25-7, 14-4 Big East) will take on No. 17 Marquette (26-6, 15-3 Big East)  in the Big East Tournament Championship Game after winning its 10th consecutive game with an 80-69 victory over Creighton on Monday evening’s semifinal game at the Wintrust Arena. Fuel...

Defense leads the way for DePaul in their victory over Providence in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals

Defense leads the way for DePaul in their victory over Providence in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

March 10, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The saying that “defense wins championships” never gets old to this day, and especially when you are trying to repeat as Big East Women’s Tournament champions, it starts with playing great defense. For DePaul that is no different in its quest for back-to-back titles and in its current nine game wi...

Maya Stovall: On the court to add chemistry to the mix

Maya Stovall: On the court to add chemistry to the mix

Carolyn Bradly, Contributing Writer

March 4, 2019


Filed under Sports

Freshman point guard Maya Stovall works hard to get her team involved and connected so everyone can play a strong game. Her work has paid off, and she has been able to play on the court more frequently as the season continues. Head women’s coach Doug Bruno said the team moved Stovall into the sta...

DePaul blows by Xavier 81-48 for 20th win of the season

DePaul blows by Xavier 81-48 for 20th win of the season

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 23, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

On the last Friday night home game of the regular season, DePaul women’s basketball (20-7, 11-4 Big East) defeated Xavier (11-15, 2-13 Big East) by a final score of 81-48 at Wintrust Arena in the South Loop to extend its winning streak to five games and clinch the program’s 12th consecutive 20-win season....

Lexi Held receives third Big East freshman of the week honor

Lexi Held receives third Big East freshman of the week honor

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

February 18, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Continuing her strong play over the weekend, freshman Lexi Held was awarded her third Big East freshman of the week award on Monday. Held, averaged 22 points per game on 50 percent shooting from the field and 43.8 percent from the 3-point line in two wins against Seton Hall on Friday and St. John’s...

Late run helps DePaul edge Green Bay

Late run helps DePaul edge Green Bay

Cristhian Plasencia, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

DePaul entered Friday night expecting a stiff test from a Green Bay team that had reached the NCAA Tournament in nine of the past 10 seasons and that is exactly what they got. Unlike last year against Northern Colorado, however, the 15th ranked DePaul women’s basketball team was able to open the s...

Prochaska added to women’s basketball staff

Prochaska added to women’s basketball staff

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

Former DePaul point guard Lauren Prochaska is staying home as she will join the staff as the Director of Community, Corporate and Professional Relations, Women’s basketball coach Doug Bruno announced on Tuesday. When Prochaska saw former assistant Jasmine Lister had returned to UConn, she said she...

Women’s Professional Basketball League HOF recognition includes DePaul connections

Women’s Professional Basketball League HOF recognition includes DePaul connections

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

July 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Women's Professional Basketball League (abbreviated WBL) existed for three seasons from 1978 until 1981. Recently, it re-entered collective consciousness when the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in Knoxville, Tenn. recognized the league as "Trailblazers of the Game" at the hall's 2018 induction...

Cage, Sherrod transferring from DePaul

Cage, Sherrod transferring from DePaul

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

I would like to announce that I would be Attending Ole Miss to continue my academic and basketball career. #NoCeilings pic.twitter.com/qnmobQJHWr — Deja♊ (@dejacage) May 6, 2018 Two DePaul women’s basketball players are heading elsewhere to continue their collegiate careers. Early last week, Northern Illinois announced the signing of V...

Blankson back as Blue Demon women’s basketball assistant coach

Blankson back as Blue Demon women’s basketball assistant coach

Paul Steeno

May 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

A familiar face will be back in an assistant coaching role for the DePaul women's basketball program during the 2018-2019 season. Candis Blankson, formerly the Director of Corporate, Professional, and Community Relations for the program, will now serve as an assistant coach. She has been part of the...

Mart’e Grays selected to National Scholar-Athlete Team.

Mart’e Grays selected to National Scholar-Athlete Team.

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

Just five days after junior forward Mart’e Grays was named to the All-Big East First Team, she was one of 10 athletes named to the 2018 Division I-AAA Athletic Directors Association Women’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete team. Grays bounced back after sitting out the entire 2016-2017 season with a...

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