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Seton Hall beats DePaul women’s basketball 81-80 in down-to-the-wire thriller

Ben Gartland

February 13, 2015

DePaul head coach Doug Bruno went into the locker room immediately following the game and asked his players who had a chance to stop Seton Hall senior guard Ka-Diedre Simmons from hitting the game-winning running jumper with three seconds to go. Four out of five players that were on the court raised...

Preview: DePaul women’s basketball faces Seton Hall for first place in the Big East

Ben Gartland

February 13, 2015

Only a half-game separates DePaul women’s basketball and No. 24 Seton Hall from the top of the Big East standings, so their matchup at McGrath-Phillips Arena will be for first place in the conference. DePaul (19-6, 11-2) hosts the Pirates (21-3, 10-2) Friday night in the final matchup between these...

DePaul women’s basketball prevails 49-47 over Villanova

Matthew Paras

February 2, 2015

Each time DePaul head coach Doug Bruno faces Villanova head coach Harry Perretta, Bruno said he has to decide whether his team will play either fast or slow. Under Perretta, the Wildcats are a team that can dictate the tempo by slowing it down and eating up most of the shot clock. Read More »...

Doug Bruno of DePaul women’s basketball signs contract extension through 2020

Matthew Paras

January 14, 2015

DePaul women's basketball head coach Doug Bruno signed a contract extension through the 2019-20 season, the school announced Wednesday. Read More »...

DePaul women’s basketball trounces Xavier 84-61

Ben Gartland

January 11, 2015

Turnover were abundant for Xavier and DePaul took advantage, earning an 84-61 victory over the Musketeers. DePaul scored 29 points off of 29 Muskateer turnovers. The full court pressure of the Blue Demons gave Xaiver all sorts of fits early on in the game. In the first four minutes, DePaul forced...

DePaul women’s basketball downs Hampton 86-67

Colin Sallee

December 23, 2014

“Sleigh rides and snow angels don’t necessarily go hand in hand with full court pressure,” Bruno said while holding back a smile. DePaul women's basketball head coach Doug Bruno had every right to be in the holiday mood after his team defeated Hampton University 86-67 Monday night in Lincoln...

Connecticut trounces DePaul Women’s Basketball 98-64

Connecticut trounces DePaul Women's Basketball 98-64

Ben Gartland

December 20, 2014

In September, Connecticut women’s basketball head coach Geno Auriemma and DePaul head coach Doug Bruno helped lead the United States women’s basketball team to the gold medal at the FIBA World Championships. Friday night, it was back to business for the old Big East coaching rivals as No. 2 Connecticut downed No. 25 DePaul 98-64 in Bridgeport. DePaul dropped to...

No. 25 DePaul women’s basketball trounces Loyola

Matthew Paras

December 17, 2014

A week after a disappointing loss to Notre Dame, No. 25 DePaul women’s basketball answered back in dominant fashion. Jessica January scored a career-high 25 points, Megan Rogowksi had 21 and four other Blue Demons finished in double figures to earn a 109-84 victory Wednesday afternoon over Loyola. The...

Missed free throws cost No. 25 DePaul vs. No. 5 Notre Dame

Matthew Paras

December 11, 2014

On the day after they were both named as candidates for the Naismith Trophy watch list, DePaul guard Brittany Hrynko and Notre Dame guard Jewell Loyd battled back-and-forth Wednesday night at McGrath-Phillips Arena. Hrynko and Loyd each carried their team down the stretch on seemingly every poss...

DePaul women’s basketball dominates Chicago State 87-34

Ellie Braida

December 7, 2014

When No. 25 DePaul women's basketball exploded into an early 17-0 lead and full court press against a winless Chicago State, it was evident they weren’t taking any games off. Read More »...

Hrynko’s 28 points leads No. 25 DePaul over Butler

Hrynko's 28 points leads No. 25 DePaul over Butler

Matthew Paras

December 3, 2014

A small team got even smaller for DePaul women’s basketball Wednesday afternoon, and it was up to DePaul’s guards to pick up the pace. Read More »...

Northwestern upsets No. 18 DePaul women’s basketball

Northwestern upsets No. 18 DePaul women's basketball

Matthew Paras

November 29, 2014

The friendly trash talking between Northwestern and DePaul began nearly one month ago when, at a media luncheon, Northwestern head coach Joe McKeown had his team introduced as the only school to have beaten all the other Chicago area schools last season. McKeown, being from the tough love city of...

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