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Strus grabs Big East Player of the Week honors

Strus grabs Big East Player of the Week honors

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

November 19, 2018

The Strus is on the loose and the Big East Conference has taken notice. The conference office has named DePaul senior Max Strus as its Player of the Week. In two games, both wins for the Blue Demons, the 6-foot-6-inch forward from Hickory Hills, Ill. averaged 23 points per game on 45.7 percent from t...

DePaul breaks through with overtime win over Penn State

DePaul breaks through with overtime win over Penn State

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

November 16, 2018

Shane Colburn normally wouldn't have ventured over to Wintrust Arena on a cold Thursday night in the midst of finals weeks to watch the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team beat the Penn State Nittany Lions 72-70 in an overtime thriller. After all, he's only been to a few games at Wintrust Arena....

We aren’t lion: Big early season game for Blue Demons against Penn State

We aren’t lion: Big early season game for Blue Demons against Penn State

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

November 14, 2018

The DePaul Blue Demons tilt against the Penn State Nittany Lions Thursday night at Wintrust Arena feels really important. Win and the Blue Demons improve to 3-0 for the first time since the 2008-2009 season. Win and the Blue Demons secure their first-ever Gavitt Tipoff Games victory, the annual showdown...

Cain on triple-double watch; reaches 1200 career-point milestone in win against Morgan State

Cain on triple-double watch; reaches 1200 career-point milestone in win against Morgan State

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

November 12, 2018

It's a trick he's pulled hundreds of times before. In semi-transition, the DePaul Blue Demon's 6-foot-6-inch senior guard Eli Cain found himself alone behind the corner 3-point line against a smaller guard. He drove hard with his left hand to the block, spun back towards the middle of the floor, and...

Late run helps DePaul edge Green Bay

Late run helps DePaul edge Green Bay

Cristhian Plasencia, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018

DePaul entered Friday night expecting a stiff test from a Green Bay team that had reached the NCAA Tournament in nine of the past 10 seasons and that is exactly what they got. Unlike last year against Northern Colorado, however, the 15th ranked DePaul women’s basketball team was able to open the s...

New season, different feeling

New season, different feeling

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

November 12, 2018

When DePaul walked off the court for the final time last season after losing to Marquette in the first round of the Big East tournament, questions on whether the team was moving in the right direction intensified. During the ensuing offseason the program tried convincing fans and the students that goi...

Battling Bears at Wintrust

Battling Bears at Wintrust

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

November 11, 2018

For the first time since the 2014-2015 season, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team has an opportunity to begin the season 2-0. A Monday evening appointment with the Morgan State Bears (0-2) 7:30 at Wintrust Arena stands in the way before the Blue Demons can accomplish that feat. And don't...

Let’s get this thing started: Blue Demons battle Bethune-Cookman

Let’s get this thing started: Blue Demons battle Bethune-Cookman

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

November 6, 2018

For the first time in 245 days, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team will be playing a game that matters. Bethune-Cookman University is the opponent for the Blue Demon's 2018-2019 season opener and the game goes down at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Wintrust Arena. The Wildcats, who finished 18-14...

Getting things started

Getting things started

Paul Steeno

November 1, 2018

Starting lineups are in a constant flux, but what happens in an exhibition game can at least provide a barometer for what's to come. In a competitive 72-65 win against the Rockhurst University Hawks Thursday night at Wintrust Arena, program mainstays Max Stus, Eli Cain, and Devin Gage started. Upperclassmen...

Almost Hawked Down

Almost Hawked Down

November 1, 2018

The Rockhurst University Hawks, a Division II program from Missouri, weren't messing around when they arrived at Wintrust Arena Thursday night for a date with the DePaul Blue Demons. The final score, 72-65, doesn't indicate how competitive the game was. "We couldn't string together any continual...

Daily Newsline emails helpful for some, annoying for others

Daily Newsline emails helpful for some, annoying for others

Carina Smith & Emma Oxnevad, News Editor & Asst. News Editor

October 22, 2018

DePaul students’ inboxes have gotten just a little bit more cluttered this year after the DePaul Newsroom started sending daily emails about university news that students can’t unsubscribe to. The emails are new for the 2018-2019 school year, with students receiving an email every weekday with links to articles...

DePaul assistants Tim Anderson, Shane Heirman named in NCAA trial for paying player in high school

DePaul assistants Tim Anderson, Shane Heirman named in NCAA trial for paying player in high school

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

October 15, 2018

As the trial surrounding the NCAA’s corruption scandal continues, Brian Bowen Sr., the father of former five- star recruit Brian Bowen II, made new allegations about DePaul assistant men’s basketball coach Shane Heirman, and now a second DePaul assistant Tim Anderson. Brian Bowen ...

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