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NCAA Tournament: No. 7 DePaul women’s basketball crushes No. 10 Northern Iowa 88-67

Northern Iowa forward Megan Maahs (50) pulls down a rebound between two DePaul defenders during the first half of a first-round game in the women's NCAA college basketball tournament in Starkville, Miss., Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Ben Gartland

March 17, 2017

No. 7 DePaul women's basketball ran wild on No. 10 Northern Iowa en route to an 88-67 win in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday. Sophomore guard Tanita Allen came off the bench to lead the game with 25 points as the Blue Demons advanced to the Round of 32. The Blue Demons were off...

NCAA Tournament: No. 7 DePaul women’s basketball to play No. 10 Northern Iowa

DePaul's Brooke Schulte (22) drives against St. John's Crystal Simmons during the first half of an NCAA women's semifinal Big East tournament game, Monday, March 6, 2017, at the Al McGuire Center in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)

Ben Gartland

March 13, 2017

DePaul women's basketball will be a seven seed taking on No. 10 Northern Iowa in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, the team learned on Monday. Read More »...

DePaul women’s basketball falls short of third Big East title

DePaul women's basketball falls short of third Big East title

Shane René

March 8, 2017

MILWAUKEE – If there is anything that Tuesday night’s 2017 Women’s Big East championship proved, it’s that NCAA women’s basketball is in no way, shape, or form inherently boring – and, of course, that anything can happen in March. Basketball fans got exactly what they signed up for in...

DePaul women’s basketball advances to Big East championship

DePaul women's basketball advances to Big East championship

Shane René

March 7, 2017

MILWAUKEE – DePaul women’s basketball got the revenge they were looking for in Monday night’s 59-41 rock-fight with St. Johns, sending the Blue Demons into their third championship appearance in four years. The Blue Demons got off to a slow start on offense, struggling to navigate around a stingy...

Jean Lenti Ponsetto and Doug Bruno talk DePaul and women’s sports at symposium

DePaul Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto in 2014. (Josh Leff / The DePaulia)

J Samantha Rivera

March 6, 2017

If there was anything last week’s star-studded Women in Sports panel, sponsored by CSN Chicago and DePaul University, could agree on, it’s that they’re tired — tired of continuously fighting for equal female rights within the world of sports. Read More »...

DePaul women’s basketball sinks Pirates in Big East quarterfinals 92-60

DePaul women's basketball sinks Pirates in Big East quarterfinals 92-60

Shane René

March 6, 2017

MILWAUKEE — In the simplest terms, the Blue Demons are good at basketball – and that may be an understatement. Five individual players scored in double figures for DePaul in Sunday night’s 92-60 dismembering of Seton Hall, advancing Doug Bruno’s historic program to their fourth consecutive...

Women clinch No. 1 seed in 79-70 win against Georgetown

Women clinch No. 1 seed in 79-70 win against Georgetown

Shane René

February 26, 2017

Jessica January and Amarah Coleman starred as DePaul clinched the no. 1 seed in next week’s Big East Tournament and a fourth consecutive regular season conference championship (2017 title shared with Creighton) in Sunday afternoon’s 79-70 win against the Georgetown Hoyas. “We have a philosophy...

Jessica January returns as DePaul women’s basketball cruises by Villanova 77-50

Junior guard Jessica January plays against Creighton.  (Photo by Josh Leff / The DePaulia)

Garret Neal

February 25, 2017

No. 19 DePaul women's basketball would cruise to a 77-50 victory over Villanova before a packed McGrath-Phillips arena Friday night, but all the focus was on the return of Jessica January.  The 2016 pre-season Big East player of the year had missed 15 games after fracturing her right index finger in...

No. 21/20 DePaul women’s basketball rolls to 100-69 victory over Butler

No. 21/20 DePaul women's basketball rolls to 100-69 victory over Butler

Shane René

January 14, 2017

With 21 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter of Friday night’s game against Butler (5-12), DePaul (15-4) freshman forward Chante Stonewall knocked down a three-point jump-shot to eclipse 100 points and close out a 100-69 conference win at home. “I thought we came out with a good energy and...

DePaul women’s basketball’s Jessica January to miss games with broken index finger

Former DePaul guard Jessica January (14) averaged 16.9 points, 6.6 rebounds and 4.2 assists for CSU Universitatea Alba Iulia in Romania.(AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

Ben Gartland

December 30, 2016

DePaul women's basketball senior guard Jessica January will have surgery to repair a broken right index finger on Tuesday, DePaul Athletics announced on Friday. January injured her finger in Wednesday's win over Georgetown and left the game after playing 18 minutes. Because of the injury, January...

No. 22 DePaul women’s basketball rolls Tennesee Martin 100-68

No. 22 DePaul women's basketball rolls Tennesee Martin 100-68

Ben Gartland

December 20, 2016

From the opening bucket, No. 22 DePaul women's basketball was in charge of the game as the Blue Demons (8-4) defeated Tennesee Martin (3-9) 100-68. Senior guard Brooke Schulte led the game with 27 points, which is the most for any Big East player this season and a career high for her. The Blue Demons...

No. 17/16 DePaul women’s basketball crushes Loyola 107-46

No. 17/16 DePaul women's basketball crushes Loyola 107-46

Ben Gartland

December 18, 2016

Loyola women's basketball was going to be in for a tough season as they had to replace the majority of their roster, led by the youngest coaching staff in the country. It's year one of the healing process following the firing of former head coach Sheryl Swoopes, but that also means a rebuilding year. The...

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