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Two DePaul guards sidelined indefinitely

Two DePaul guards sidelined indefinitely

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

December 14, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul guards Rebekah Dahlman and Jolene Daninger will be sidelined indefinitely as both players continue to recover from early season injuries. Dahlman, a fifth-year transfer and graduate student from Vanderbilt, sustained a broken left hand in the Blue Demons season opening loss against Northern...

DePaul rallies past Northwestern behind third quarter run

DePaul rallies past Northwestern behind third quarter run

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

December 14, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The first seven minutes weren’t pretty for DePaul (7-3), but from then it was a different story as the Blue Demons rallied past rival Northwestern (6-5) thanks to a 41-9 third quarter run that helped flipped the script and allow the visiting squad to head home with a 92-63 win. The Wildcats jumped...

Connecticut races past DePaul 103-69

Connecticut races past DePaul 103-69

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The number one team in the country Connecticut (8-0) proved why Friday night, putting on a passing clinic in route to a 103-69 victory over DePaul (6-3), who came in winners of three straight entering this highly anticipated matchup at Wintrust Arena. After the game, DePaul head coach Doug Bruno tipped...

Grays, Millender return to the court after long recoveries

Grays, Millender return to the court after long recoveries

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Ask any competitive athlete who’s ever sustained a long-term injury at one point during their career to describe the emotions that accompany being indefinitely sidelined, and they might use adjectives like “dejected,” “isolated,” “helpless,” or “tentative” to describe the arduous road...

Wintrust to host women’s Big East Tournament 2018-2020

Wintrust to host women’s Big East Tournament 2018-2020

Garret Neal

October 23, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Wintrust Arena added to the list of events it is hosting when it was announced last Tuesday that the women’s Big East tournament for the next three seasons would be held there. Since the conferences realignment, the event has been hosted at Allstate Arena in 2014 and 2015, McGrath-Phillips Arena in 2016...

Former Blue Demon Kustok lands gig with YES Network

Former Blue Demon Kustok lands gig with YES Network

Paul Steeno

September 25, 2017


Filed under Sports

When the news dropped that former DePaul women’s basketball player Sarah Kustok had received yet another promotion, this time to the position of Brooklyn Nets primary game analyst for the YES Network, one of her biggest fans wasn’t surprised in the slightest.    “She was a constant competitor,...

Jessica January named NCAA Woman of the Year finalist

Jessica January named NCAA Woman of the Year finalist

Garret Neal

September 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Recent DePaul graduate and basketball player Jessica January has been named one of 30 finalists for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award. Out of an original field of 543 school nominations, 145 were selected by conferences and an independent selection committee.  Of those, 10 each were selected from Division I, II and III. The a...

Coach Bruno shakes up his coaching staff for 2017-18 season

Coach Bruno shakes up his coaching staff for 2017-18 season

Shane Rene

September 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Much like the Dave Leitao and the men’s basketball program, women’s basketball head coach Doug Bruno is shaking up his coaching staff for the 2017-18 season, bringing in youth and shuffling familiar faces into new roles.    Bruno announced Friday, Sept. 15 that Lisa Ryckbosch will spend the season on th...

Women’s basketball adds Jasmine Lister to coaching staff

Women’s basketball adds Jasmine Lister to coaching staff

Shane Rene

June 1, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul's women's basketball team announced Thursday that former WNBA player Jasmine Lister will replace Bart Brooks on Doug Bruno's coaching staff. After 11 years with the Blue Demons, Brooks will leave DePaul for Belmont University in Nashville, Tennesee, where he recently accepted a head coaching...

Commentary: The new era of DePaul Athletics is almost here

Commentary: The new era of DePaul Athletics is almost here

Ben Gartland

May 30, 2017


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

Four years and two weeks ago, DePaul and the city of Chicago announced plans for what would become the new home for DePaul basketball. I was a senior in high school and hoped to graduate in the new arena, as the original opening season was supposed to be this academic year. Read More »...

Wintrust Arena, DePaul to host 2019 NCAA women’s basketball regional

Wintrust Arena, DePaul to host 2019 NCAA women’s basketball regional

Ben Gartland

April 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Wintrust Arena will be one of four regional sites for the 2019 NCAA women's basketball tournament, the NCAA announced on Tuesday. DePaul will be the host-serving institution, which will mark the first time they've hosted an NCAA tournament game since 2012, when Allstate Arena served as the host site...

WNBA Draft: Jessica January drafted by Connecticut Sun

WNBA Draft: Jessica January drafted by Connecticut Sun

Ben Gartland

April 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women's basketball guard Jessica January was drafted 28th overall by the Connecticut Sun in the 3rd round of the WNBA Draft on Thursday. "I was watching it on TV with my teammates Meri Bennett-Swanson and Megan Waldron, Eli Cain of the men's team, and coach Doug Bruno," January said. "When...

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