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FILE-Head coach Doug Bruno yelling out to his players during the game against Marquette. The Blue Demons shot just 38 percent from the field in their Big East finale.

DePaul women’s basketball looks to bounce back next year after disappointing end to 2020-21 season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor May 31, 2021

Winning has become a staple of the DePaul women’s basketball program. At this point, it’s an expectation that the Blue Demons will win at least 75 percent of their regular-season games.  For 18...

DePaul junior guard Sonya Morris walks off the court disappointed during the Blue Demons 83-72 loss to Creighton on Saturday at Wintrust Arena

DePaul misses out on NCAA Tournament for first time since 2002

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor March 15, 2021

For the first time since 2002, the DePaul women’s basketball team failed to make the NCAA Tournament. The team was on the bubble ever since they were knocked out of the Big East Tournament by the...

 DePaul sophomore forward Jorie Allen is looking to grab a rebound against Seton Hall on Feb. 15 at Wintrust Arena.

From Indiana to DePaul: Jorie Allen just beginning to make her mark at Lincoln Park

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor March 7, 2021

For some basketball players, they are the first in their family to play in college. But sophomore forward Jorie Allen is continuing her family’s basketball legacy.  Allen, who is a starter on the...

 DePaul senior guard Deja Church looks to take a charge against Marquette on Wednesday at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul gets back to winning ways after concerning two-game losing streak

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor February 28, 2021

The DePaul Blue Demons snapped their two-game losing streak when they beat the Providence Friars, 75-49. The win put a nice cap on what was an otherwise frustrating week. Prior to the win against Providence,...

DePaul senior forward Dee Bekelja holds onto the ball as a Creighton defender looks to grab a steal on Saturday at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul’s shooting goes cold in disappointing 83-72 loss to Creighton

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor February 20, 2021

DePaul went into the game against Creighton looking for its fifth consecutive win. However, carrying their own winning streak, the Blue Jays had a different idea, pulling off the upset and beating DePaul,...

FILE-DePaul womens basketball head coach Doug Bruno smiles during his teams 86-62 win over No. 9 Kentucky on Dec. 16 at Wintrust Arena.

725 and counting: Doug Bruno becomes DePaul’s all-time winningest basketball coach

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor December 28, 2020

While DePaul women’s basketball head coach Doug Bruno was doing his press conference after he won his 725th game at DePaul against No. 9 Kentucky on Dec. 16 at Wintrust Arena, he had to stop himself...

DePaul junior Lexi Held celebrates during the Blue Demons 86-82 win over Kentucky on Wednesday at Wintrust Arena.

Doug Bruno picks up win No. 725 as DePaul upsets No. 9 Kentucky

Ernesto Hernandez, Asst. Sports Editor December 16, 2020

DePaul was looking to build off their win against Loyola when they took on the No. 9 Kentucky Wildcats at Wintrust Arena on Wednesday. The Blue Demons were also trying to break a streak of two losses against...

DePaul junior Sonya Morris smiles at fellow teammate senior Deja Church during the Blue Demons game against Texas A&M on Saturday.

DePaul adds No. 5 Louisville to 2020-21 schedule

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor November 30, 2020

The 2020-21 college basketball season has already brought major chaos and disruption when it comes to scheduling games. Every day there are games being canceled because of positive Covid-19 tests, and...

The DePaul womens basketball team shake hands during Mondays game against Chicago State.

DePaul wins first game of the season in record-setting day against Chicago State

Nate Burleyson, Arts & Life Editor November 30, 2020

The DePaul women’s basketball team lost a tight 93-91 matchup against #12 Texas A&M on Saturday in their season opener but turned around quickly for a Monday matchup against Chicago State. They took...

DePaul junior Sonya Morris goes up for a jump shot against Marquette on March 9.

Lexi Held and Sonya Morris look to propel DePaul into another successful season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor November 28, 2020

DePaul juniors Lexi Held and Sonya Morris are heading into year three with the Blue Demons with high expectations. Not only is the team ranked No. 19 in the preseason Associated Press Top 25 poll, but...

Caprice Smith drives to the basket against Northwestern. Smith was hired by DePaul to be the womens basketball teams video coordinator.

Caprice Smith begins coaching career at DePaul

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor September 13, 2020

Caprice Smith has had an aspiration to coach at DePaul for multiple years. But when she reached out to women’s basketball coach Doug Bruno a couple of years ago to inquire about an opening, the spot...

DePauls womens basketball team celebrates after winning the 2020 Big East Tournament.

DePaul women’s basketball turns to season ahead after abrupt end to 2019-2020

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor April 30, 2020

Building a team and building a program are two completely different ideas. These are two ideas that DePaul women’s basketball deals with every season as they continue their 17 straight NCAA tournament...

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