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Lone four-year senior shines in final home game

DePaul senior guard Eli Cain hugs head coach Dave Leitao at the end of the Blue Demons 101-69 win over Georgetown on March 6 at Wintrust Arena. Cain finished with 24 points and five assists as he scored at least 20 points for the fourth time this season.

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

March 11, 2019

Senior guard Eli Cain never had a true senior day when he was at St. Benedict's Preparatory School. That made what transpired in potentially his final two games at Wintrust Arena that much more memorable as DePaul rallied from a double digit first-half deficit to take down St. John’s on senior day...

Defense spurs commanding 75-53 win for DePaul women’s basketball vs Georgetown

Defense spurs commanding 75-53 win for DePaul women's basketball vs Georgetown

Matthew Paras

January 8, 2016

No. 24 DePaul women’s basketball is first in a lot of categories in the Big East. They lead the conference in scoring margin, assists, steals, turnover margin, defense rebounders and 3-pointers. Simply put, the Blue Demons are used to leading. And with a dominant 75-53 win over Georgetown Friday,...

DePaul men’s basketball falls in Big East opener to Georgetown

DePaul men's basketball falls in Big East opener to Georgetown

Matthew Paras

December 31, 2015

In the last two practices leading up to DePaul men’s basketball’s Big East opener against Georgetown, head coach Dave Leitao noticed the urgency was off. He said he thought his team was too loose and didn’t seize the moment. Read More »...

Big East Tournament: No. 7 Xavier holds on to defeat No. 10 Georgetown 70-67

Ben Gartland

March 7, 2015

One year ago, Xavier concluded their season with a 13-game losing streak, including a Big East tournament first round loss to Georgetown. In 2015, however, they were able to return the favor and were able to pull out the victory in the final minutes, defeating the Hoyas 70-67. Junior guard Aliyah...

DePaul women’s basketball rains 3-pointers in 93-52 win over Georgetown

Matthew Paras

January 30, 2015

Prior to the Blue Demons matchup against Georgetown, DePaul women’s basketball led the Big East in 3-pointers with 10 per game. On Friday, the Blue Demons hit that mark with 6:43 left in the first half. Simply put, DePaul’s pace was too much for Georgetown to handle. Jessica January scored...

DePaul men’s basketball falters down the stretch, falls to Georgetown 78-72.

Ben Gartland

January 13, 2015

In their weekend loss to Villanova, it was an abundance of turnovers that put DePaul out of the game. Three days later, it wasn't the abundance but rather the timing of the turnovers as the Blue Demons fell 78-72 to Georgetown. Read More »...

Women’s soccer wins Big East title

Women’s soccer wins Big East title

Ben Gartland

November 10, 2014

Only nine days separated from winning the Big East regular season title, women’s soccer was celebrating again as they took down Georgetown to win the Big East tournament championship. Read More »...

DePaul men’s soccer loses to top-ranked Georgetown

DePaul defender Jake Douglas goes back to kick the ball against Western Michigan. (Grant Myatt / The DePaulia)

Ben Gartland

October 12, 2014

Despite a valiant defensive effort, DePaul men’s soccer was unable to hold off the No. 7/5 Georgetown attack as the Hoyas defeated the Blue Demons 2-0. Read More »...

DePaul women’s soccer ties with Georgetown 3-3

(Grant Myatt / The DePaulia)

Matthew Paras

September 25, 2014

DePaul women’s soccer undefeated streak lives on, but the manner it was achieved left the team disappointed Thursday. The Blue Demons blew a 3-1 lead in the second half to tie Georgetown in the team’s Big East opener. After scoring their third goal, DePaul let in a Georgetown goal less than ...

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