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Up for grabs: Wild regular season ends with more drama

Up for grabs: Wild regular season ends with more drama

Marty O'Connell, Contributing Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Entering the final weekend of Big East play, seven teams were separated by just one game, with Providence hovering just a game behind them at 6-11. Welcome to the Big East this season. Unlike past seasons, there is no dominant team in the league with Villanova capturing the regular season title  with fiv...

DePaul squanders chance at bye, finishes last in Big East

DePaul squanders chance at bye, finishes last in Big East

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

March 11, 2019


Filed under Sports

DePaul went into its final regular season game against Creighton on Saturday playing their best basketball of the season, coming off two impressive wins against Georgetown and St. John’s. That two-game winning streak was quickly put to an end against the Bluejays (18-13; 9-9 Big East) in Omaha, Neb...

DePaul forwards Femi Olujobi, Paul Reed take advantage of opportunity

DePaul forwards Femi Olujobi, Paul Reed take advantage of opportunity

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports

Trailing by 13 at No. 12/11 Marquette on Wednesday night, DePaul opened the second half on an 8-0 run to slice from Marquette’s lead from 13 to ve just over two minutes into the second half. Seven of those points came courtesy of senior forward Femi Olujobi and sophomore ...

Poor shooting dooms DePaul in loss to Friars

Poor shooting dooms DePaul in loss to Friars

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Despite only leading for 37 seconds, DePaul (11-8; 3-5 Big East) suffered yet another close loss, 70-67, Sunday afternoon as Providence (13-7; 3-4 Big East) held off the Blue Demons who at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. DePaul fell to 1-2 on an all-important three-game road trip to Seton Hall, Mar...

Transfers play role in return to competitiveness

Transfers play role in return to competitiveness

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

When DePaul and St. John’s stepped on the court Saturday afternoon, the game featured two programs that have both relied on transfers as a way of restoring their program back to winning ways. This is not a new strategy —it’s actually becoming more common across the country. According to the...

Win over St. Johns moves DePaul into fifth place in Big East

Win over St. Johns moves DePaul into fifth place in Big East

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. News Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Throughout the first 14 games of DePaul’s (10-5, 2-2 Big East) season, the Blue Demons were searching for a complete game that they controlled for the entire 40 minutes. In game 15, against the No. 24 ranked St. John’s, DePaul finally delivered with undoubtedly their best win of the season on Saturday....

DePaul adds size with grad transfer Olujobi

DePaul adds size with grad transfer Olujobi

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

For the second week in a row, DePaul picked up a transfer Monday afternoon when North Carolina AT&T graduate transfer Femi Olujobi announced he would become the latest to join the Blue Demons. Olujobi pointed to the connection he developed with the coaching staff and current players during his ...

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