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Lexi Held named Big East Player of the Week after two-game homestand

Lexi Held named Big East Player of the Week after two-game homestand

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 27, 2020

Sophomore guard Lexi Held was named Big East Player of the Week for the first time in her young DePaul career on Monday.  Held helped lead the Blue Demons to two wins this past weekend while averaging 20 points, six rebounds and three assists in wins against Villanova and Georgetown. Held also shot...

All five starters score in double figures as DePaul routes Georgetown

All five starters score in double figures as DePaul routes Georgetown

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 26, 2020

All five starters scored in double figures as DePaul lead by 30 midway through the third quarter en route to a 92-66 win over Georgetown. With the win, the Blue Demons improved to 19-2 and 9-0 in conference play.  The first quarter was lighting fast for the Blue Demons who after a close start, went on...

Morris scores career high as DePaul bests Villanova

Morris scores career high as DePaul bests Villanova

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

January 24, 2020

Sonya Morris scored a career-high 30 points as DePaul beat Villanova 85-69 Friday night to improve to 18-2 on the season and 8-0 in Big East play.  In the first quarter, both teams came out aggressive. Lexi Held had ten of DePaul's first 16 points in the quarter. The sophomore guard made her first thr...

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...

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