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Spectator sport: Injured Megan Rogowski of DePaul women’s basketball sits out on senior day

Spectator sport: Injured Megan Rogowski of DePaul women’s basketball sits out on senior day

Savannah Fish

March 1, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

“I really thought that I made it to the end of my career. I really thought I was going to get away with it, but it caught me,” women’s basketball guard and DePaul senior Megan Rogowski said. Read More »...

DePaul women’s basketball beats Creighton 78-76

DePaul women’s basketball beats Creighton 78-76

Ben Gartland

February 22, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

With DePaul’s struggles in closing out close games, their game at Creighton was looking like it would take the same path. After cutting the deficit closer and closer in the second half, the Jays got to within two with 44 seconds to play and looked to get the final push needed to take the lead that had eluded them all second half. Rea...

Coach Doug Bruno of DePaul women’s basketball selected again for Olympics

Coach Doug Bruno of DePaul women’s basketball selected again for Olympics

Ashley Holden

February 15, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

For the last 28 seasons the DePaul women’s basketball team has been led by head coach Doug Bruno. His passion for the game and for his players is clear by the way he runs his tight-knit team and the time he takes to build players throughout their years at DePaul. Bruno’s coaching talent and passion for women’s basketball has been honored in many...

Commentary: DePaul suffers another close loss as Seton Hall takes first place in Big East

Commentary: DePaul suffers another close loss as Seton Hall takes first place in Big East

Matthew Paras

February 15, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Commentary, Sports, Women's Sports

A furious Doug Bruno used Friday’s post-game press conference to vent about his team’s lack of execution after DePaul lost another close game. The Blue Demons head coach’s hands were flailing and his voice got louder the longer he talked. Read More »...

DePaul women’s basketball uses second-half surge to down St. John’s 82-55.

Ben Gartland

February 15, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Less than 48 hours before DePaul took on St. John's, they had just fallen to Seton Hall 81-80 in a game where they gave up the game-winning shot with three seconds left. "There's nothing you can do about it now, we can't get it back," senior guard Brittany Hrynko said following the loss. "We just...

Seton Hall beats DePaul women’s basketball 81-80 in down-to-the-wire thriller

Ben Gartland

February 13, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul head coach Doug Bruno went into the locker room immediately following the game and asked his players who had a chance to stop Seton Hall senior guard Ka-Diedre Simmons from hitting the game-winning running jumper with three seconds to go. Four out of five players that were on the court raised...

Preview: DePaul women’s basketball faces Seton Hall for first place in the Big East

Ben Gartland

February 13, 2015


Filed under News

Only a half-game separates DePaul women’s basketball and No. 24 Seton Hall from the top of the Big East standings, so their matchup at McGrath-Phillips Arena will be for first place in the conference. DePaul (19-6, 11-2) hosts the Pirates (21-3, 10-2) Friday night in the final matchup between these...

Megan Podkowa of DePaul women’s basketball fitting into new role

Megan Podkowa of DePaul women’s basketball fitting into new role

Ashley Holden

February 8, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

With a flick of her right wrist, eyes focused on the basket and feet well behind the three-point line, DePaul’s Megan Podkowa let go of the ball in the first half of Sunday’s game against Villanova. The ball gracefully slid into the net as Podkowa watched behind the arc confidently. Read More »...

Blue Demon rundown: Feb. 9, 2015

Blue Demon rundown: Feb. 9, 2015

Matthew Paras

February 8, 2015


Filed under Sports

DePaul men's tennis Junior Kyle Johnson was named Big East Player of the Week as the Blue Demons’ raced out to a 5-0 start last weekend. The award is Johnson’s first in his career. Johnson went 4-0 in singles play to improve to 5-0 on the year to earn the award. He also paired with fellow junior Sten...

DePaul women’s basketball prevails 49-47 over Villanova

Matthew Paras

February 2, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Each time DePaul head coach Doug Bruno faces Villanova head coach Harry Perretta, Bruno said he has to decide whether his team will play either fast or slow. Under Perretta, the Wildcats are a team that can dictate the tempo by slowing it down and eating up most of the shot clock. Read More »...

Hardly Brittany Hrynko: DePaul women’s basketball senior’s rise to dominance

Hardly Brittany Hrynko: DePaul women’s basketball senior’s rise to dominance

Matthew Paras

February 1, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Features, Sports, Women's Sports

On a down night in between games, DePaul guard Brittany Hrynko relaxed with her teammates. As they celebrated sophomore Jessica January’s birthday, Hrynko took the night in. She ate dinner prepared by her teammate ShaKeya Graves. She and her teammates watched TV and then spent the night dancing. Read More »...

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