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DePaul in thick of nonconference schedule ahead of Big East play

DePaul in thick of nonconference schedule ahead of Big East play

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

December 2, 2019

Any team looking to improve will play a tough nonconference schedule. A team that was picked unanimously to win their conference by the coaches, DePaul can prove them right and win another Big East crown. But first, they have to make it through the gauntlet of the early months as a better team. As ...

Late Sonya Morris jumper lifts DePaul over Northwestern in road test

Late Sonya Morris jumper lifts DePaul over Northwestern in road test

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

December 1, 2019

The DePaul women’s basketball team took a quick trip up to the suburbs to play Northwestern in a Sunday matinee contest. The undefeated hosts proved to be no pushovers, controlling the physicality. But late game prowess from the Blue Demons lifted them over Northwestern, 70-68. In the first quarter,...

Preview: DePaul stares down road test at Northwestern

Preview: DePaul stares down road test at Northwestern

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 30, 2019

It’s a battle of two undefeated teams just north of Chicago in neighboring Evanston. If it was a day later, it might be a battle of two AP top 25 teams as Northwestern had a few votes of their own in last week’s poll, and no. 16 DePaul has climbed after a win over Miami last weekend in the Maggi...

What DePaul fans should be thankful for

What DePaul fans should be thankful for

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 28, 2019

It’s Thanksgiving and before you devour a plate of carbs and fall asleep watching Mitch Trubisky throw for 150 yards on 40 attempts you should take the time to reflect on what you’re thankful for this holiday season. If you’re a Blue Demon fan, there is plenty of it, including, but not limited to...

Late coach’s legacy honored through early-season tournament

Late coach’s legacy honored through early-season tournament

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 24, 2019

The first time that the Maggie Dixon Classic was played, the tragic loss of the coach the tournament was named after was too fresh in the women’s basketball community. Just a few months after Maggie Dixon suddenly passed away from a heart arrhythmia the Pittsburgh Panthers, coached by Maggie’s...

DePaul extends Doug Bruno’s contract through the 2024-2025 season

DePaul extends Doug Bruno’s contract through the 2024-2025 season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

June 24, 2019

After another successful season for DePaul’s women’s basketball, the athletic department and head coach Doug Bruno agreed to a six-year extension on Monday, keeping Bruno in Lincoln Park through the 2024-2025 season.  Bruno, 68, has been the head coach at DePaul for 33 seasons and has accumulat...

Blue Demons add junior college All-American to 2019-2020 roster

Blue Demons add junior college All-American to 2019-2020 roster

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

Junior college All-American Kiara Dallmann has signed with DePaul women’s basketball, making her the program’s second signee over the past week following the signing of Michigan point guard Deja Church. Dallmann is a 6-foot-2-inch forward from Sheboygan, Wisconsin who played at Iowa Western Community...

Blue Demons add Michigan transfer to their roster

Blue Demons add Michigan transfer to their roster

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

DePaul women’s basketball announced on Tuesday that the program has signed Michigan transfer guard Deja Church, a move that fills a big gap on the roster following the departure of four seniors this spring.   Church is a 5-foot-10-inch guard from Southfield, Michigan who played two seasons for the Michiga...

Freshmen duo showing they belong

Freshmen duo showing they belong

Lawrence Kraymer, Assistant Sports Editor

January 14, 2019

DePaul women’s basketball has been a perennial powerhouse in the NCAA for years. Having won six consecutive Big East regular-season championships and two straight Big East tournament championships, DePaul head coach Doug Bruno has created a program that attracts some of the best young players in the...

Rebekah Dahlman’s impact felt in her return to Blue Demon roster

Rebekah Dahlman’s impact felt in her return to Blue Demon roster

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018

No matter the circumstance, a win stands as a win in the record books for the women’s basketball team and head coach Doug Bruno. However, that doesn’t quite mean that everything is set in stone. Coming off a 73-64 home victory against Green Bay in their season opener on Friday night, the Blue Demon...

Dahlman, Daninger back on court after lost year

Dahlman, Daninger back on court after lost year

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

Injuries can be one of the most excruciating things about sports, especially for student-athletes who just want a chance to prove themselves at the collegiate level. DePaul guards Rebekah Dahlman and Jolene Daninger have both lived through that story and are making a comeback this season after being...

DePaul rewards Bruno with extension

DePaul rewards Bruno with extension

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 7, 2018

With another successful season in the books and fresh off their 16th straight NCAA Tournament appearance and fifth consecutive regular season title, DePaul showed their appreciation for head coach Doug Bruno by extending his contract through the 2023-24 season. As perennial postseason contenders, DePaul i...

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