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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...

Blankson back as Blue Demon women’s basketball assistant coach

Blankson back as Blue Demon women’s basketball assistant coach

Paul Steeno

May 4, 2018

A familiar face will be back in an assistant coaching role for the DePaul women's basketball program during the 2018-2019 season. Candis Blankson, formerly the Director of Corporate, Professional, and Community Relations for the program, will now serve as an assistant coach. She has been part of the...

Dancing Demons

Dancing Demons

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

DePaul (26-7; 15-3 Big East) added another milestone to its already fantastic season on Tuesday night by running all over the Marquette Golden Eagles (23-9; 15-3 Big East) 98-63 to win their third Big East Tournament championship in the last five seasons. Senior guard Amarah Coleman poured in a care...

Blue Demons look to close out home schedule against Georgetown and Villanova

Blue Demons look to close out home schedule against Georgetown and Villanova

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Sitting on a six game winning streak and having won nine of their last 10 games, the Blue Demons (20-6, 12-2 Big East) are back home this weekend for their final home stand of the regular season, seeking to retain their rank at the top of the Big East standings. First up for the Blue Demons will b...

Bruno looks for 700th career win at Butler

Bruno looks for 700th career win at Butler

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

For what appears to be a regular two-game road trip for the Blue Demons (18-6, 10-2 Big East), a lot is at stake for the top team in the Big East. Head Coach Doug Bruno, who’s held the position for the Blue Demons since 1988 after a two-year stint as the team’s head coach from 1976 to 1978, i...

DePaul caps off home stand with 81-47 win over Providence

DePaul caps off home stand with 81-47 win over Providence

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018

The Blue Demons (18-6, 10-2 Big East) capped off a three-game home stand on Sunday afternoon by blowing out the Providence Friars (9-16, 2-11 Big East) 81-47 to move one game ahead of the Marquette Golden Eagles atop the Big East standings.  Rim awareness on both the defensive and offense glass carried th...

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