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Millender’s red-hot shooting lands her on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Millender’s red-hot shooting lands her on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The third best 3-point shooter (by field goal percentage) in the conference was named to the Big East Weekly Honor Roll today. DePaul junior guard Ashton Millender earned the designation after averaging 19 points for the Blue Demons last week. She shot 8-for-14 (57.1 percent) from beyond the 3-point...

Blue Demons aim to defang Villanova Wildcats

Blue Demons aim to defang Villanova Wildcats

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A date with the No. 3 ranked Villanova Wildcats is never an easy task. But because the matchup between the DePaul Blue Demons (10-16; 3-11 Big East) and Villanova Wildcats (24-3; 11-3 Big East) is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia instead of at Wintrust Arena,...

Blue Demons look for redemption against Pirates

Blue Demons look for redemption against Pirates

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

It's probably a good thing that DePaul's next game is away from Wintrust Arena. The DePaul Blue Demons (10-15; 3-10 Big East) are 5-9 at home this season, but haven't won at Wintrust Arena since Dec. 21 against Miami (Ohio) and are still searching for their first conference win in their home building....

Maric named to Big East Honor Roll

Maric named to Big East Honor Roll

Paul Steeno, The DePaulia

February 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Blue Demons big fellow from Croatia has earned himself a Big East Honor Roll designation. During a week where the Blue Demons finished 1-1, graduate senior center Marin Maric averaged 20.5 points per game on 68.2 percent from the field and pulled down 7.5 rebounds to earn this designation for the ...

Hard feelings: Alumni embark on ad campaign looking to oust athletic director

Hard feelings: Alumni embark on ad campaign looking to oust athletic director

Shane Rene, Jonathan Ballew, Connor McEleney, Sports Editor, Assistant News Editor, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As DePaul’s men’s basketball team continues to dwell in the basement of the Big East standings, students and alumni are banding together to call for a change of leadership in the athletic department, taking aim at DePaul’s athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto. Last Tuesday, the same day prized recruit Ty...

Blue Demon win streak reaches six with win over Xavier

Blue Demon win streak reaches six with win over Xavier

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 11, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

When the DePaul Blue Demon women's basketball team practices again at McGrath-Phillips Arena they may present a fire hazard at the facility because the team is on such a hot streak right now. With a 73-72 victory over the Xavier Musketeers (9-17; 2-13) in Cincinnati on Sunday afternoon, the Blue Demons...

Blue Demon basketball looks to right ship against Providence

Blue Demon basketball looks to right ship against Providence

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons roll into Rhode Island looking to end a forgettable week on a high note. It started when longtime DePaul recruiting target Tyger Campbell chose UCLA over the Blue Demons on Tuesday, continued with severe fan backlash on Twitter, and culminated with a disheartening 76-75 loss a...

Blue Demons seek first conference home win in battle with Bluejays

Blue Demons seek first conference home win in battle with Bluejays

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons (9-13; 2-8 Big East) will need to shake off the sting of the Tyger Campbell non commitment quickly and prepare for an 8 p.m. game against the Creighton Bluejays (17-6; 7-4 Big East) at Wintrust Arena Wednesday night. The Blue Demons return to action after a disappointing trip ...

Tyger Campbell off to UCLA

Tyger Campbell off to UCLA

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul shot their shot, it rattled around the rim a few times, hung at the front of the rim for an excruciating moment, but ultimately fell harmlessly to the floor. The Tyger Campbell recruitment saga is over, and the four-star point guard from La Lumiere School in La Porte, Indiana. announced on...

Grays named Big East Player of the Week

Grays named Big East Player of the Week

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

It seems fitting that during a week when the DePaul Blue Demon women's basketball team (18-6; 10-2 Big East) went 3-0 and vaulted to the top of the Big East standings, that one of their players would earn the Big East Player of the Week designation. Junior forward Mart'e Grays averaged 17 points and...

Grays’ big night lifts DePaul to win

Grays’ big night lifts DePaul to win

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


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

Coming off an important win against Marquette, DePaul (17-6, 9-2 Big East) continued their hot streak Friday night in a decisive 77-67 home victory over Creighton (13-9, 7-5 Big East) to keep them on top in conference play. Despite only making 25 percent of their 3-point attempts, the Blue Demons shot ...

Bulldogs run Blue Demons out of Hinkle Fieldhouse

Bulldogs run Blue Demons out of Hinkle Fieldhouse

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Basketball is often a game of runs, and when a game concludes it's usually easy to point to one particular run that allowed one team to prevail over the other. In an 80-57 victory by the Butler Bulldogs (17-7; 7-4) over the DePaul Blue Demons (9-13; 2-8) at Hinkle Fieldhouse Saturday afternoon, it...

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