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Battle of the blue: Blue Demons look for redemption against Bluejays

Battle of the blue: Blue Demons look for redemption against Bluejays

February 27, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After an emotional home win against Marquette on Saturday afternoon, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team (11-17; 4-12) heads west to do battle with the Creighton Bluejays (20-9; 9-7) on Tuesday at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb. The game has an 8 p.m. start time with Fox Sports 1 and...

Millender earns spot on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Millender earns spot on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul Blue Demon women's basketball junior guard Ashton Millender is on quite a roll. For the second week in a row, her stellar play has earned her a spot on the Big East Weekly Honor Roll. Millender was instrumental in helping the Blue Demons clinch their fifth consecutive Big East Conference...

Big East Honor Roll calls Max Strus’ name

Big East Honor Roll calls Max Strus’ name

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

The legend of Max Strus in Chicago college basketball lore reached another high point when it was announced today that he had earned a Big East Weekly Honor Roll designation for the second time this season. In two games last week, the DePaul Blue Demon redshirt junior guard averaged 20.5 points per ...

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, and Connor McEleney

February 12, 2018


Filed under Features, 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...

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