The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

DePauls Mens Basketball team plays at Wintrust Arena, located in Chicagos South Loop.

Former Southern Illinois forward Troy D’Amico plans to transfer to DePaul

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter March 27, 2024

Troy D’Amico, who previously played for Southern Illinois, is expected to transfer to DePaul, marking the university’s first commitment under head coach Chris Holtmann. Incoming freshman Chris Riddle...

Interim head coach Matt Brady looks on during DePauls matchup with Xavier Feb. 3, 2024, at Wintrust Arena. Brady took on the job in January after the departure of Tony Stubblefield.

Inspiring confidence: Matt Brady’s approach as DePaul’s interim head coach

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter February 11, 2024

Growing up in Haddon Heights, New Jersey, Matt Brady's coaching aspirations began to flourish during his grade school years. Even at that age, he held a devoted belief in his future as a basketball head...

Elijah Fisher, 22, helps his teammate Churchill Abass to his feet in a game against Seton Hall Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024, at Wintrust Arena. Abass and Fisher were held to a combined 10 points between them.

Demons score under 40 for first time in 15 years, leave interim coach “embarrassed”

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor February 4, 2024

After a 39-72 loss to Seton Hall at home Tuesday, Jan. 30, interim head coach Matt Brady criticized his team’s effort during a postgame press conference. “This team’s mental strength is fragile,”...

FILE— Head coach Tony Stubblefield hangs his head after the team suffered a 90-76 loss to UConn on Jan. 31, 2023, at Wintrust Arena, in Chicago, Ill.

BREAKING: Tony Stubblefield out as DePaul men’s basketball head coach

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter January 22, 2024

The Tony Stubblefield era is officially over in Chicago. On Monday morning, DePaul Athletics announced Stubblefield was relieved of his duties as head coach of the men’s basketball program after a...

 DePaul head coach Joey Meyer directing his players on the sideline during his coaching tenure that lasted from 1984-1997.

Former DePaul basketball head coach Joey Meyer dies at 74

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter December 30, 2023

Joey Meyer, son of Hall of Fame coach Ray Meyer, died late Friday afternoon at age 74, the school announced. Meyer coached DePaul men’s basketball for over a decade, leaving a lasting impact on the program. “I’d...

DePauls starting five huddle before their home opener against Purdue Fort Wayne on November 7, 2023 at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul faces first 0-2 start in 17 years after losses to Purdue Fort Wayne and Long Beach State

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter November 13, 2023

Despite a strong second-half resurgence by DePaul, it wasn't enough to erase a 22-point deficit from the first half as the team suffered a 77-73 loss to Long Beach State on Saturday night. This marks DePaul's...

Forward Jorie Allen reaches for a rebound in an exhibition against Lewis Oct. 29, 2023 at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul Athletics looks to boost student attendance at Wintrust

Rose O'Keeffe, Asst. News Editor November 5, 2023

Cheers echo off empty seats at Wintrust Arena as a cohort of student fans gather to watch DePaul basketball. Though DIBS and the dance team try to make their Blue Demon pride reach the nosebleeds, those...

Letter from the Editor: DePaul basketball needs momentum

Letter from the Editor: DePaul basketball needs momentum

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor November 5, 2023

Sports bring people together. In 2016, I fell in love with sports when the 372,000-resident city of Cleveland filled with 1.3 million people to celebrate their Cleveland Cavaliers when they won the NBA...

Jorie Allen (left) and Anaya Peoples of the DePaul Womens Basketball team express their confidence in the upcoming season Wednesday, Oct. 4. Both fifth-year athletes, Allen and Peoples anticipate their final season at DePaul.

Chicago colleges connect for basketball media day

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor October 8, 2023

DePaul hosted a media day for several Chicago area men’s and women’s basketball programs on Wednesday at the Chicago Sports Museum. Four schools were in attendance: DePaul, Loyola Chicago, Northwestern...

Senior DaSean Nelson protects the ball from Xaviers Jack Nunge at Wintrust Arena on Jan. 18, 2023. The game went through nine lead changes in DePauls 73-72 win.

DePaul’s nonconference schedule: Inaugural showdowns and historic reunions

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter September 10, 2023

DePaul men's basketball released its nonconference schedule for the upcoming season.  Basketball is still a couple of months away as Tony Stubblefield’s team looks to bounce back from a disappointing...

Former DePaul mens basketball player Billy Garrett Jr. is creating a TBT team to help raise awareness for sickle cell disease.

‘It’s bigger than me’: DePaul alumni starting TBT team to raise awareness for sickle cell disease

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor in Chief May 23, 2021

Billy Garrett Jr. didn’t think much of it at first. He started to feel something funny in his body following the end of a walk-through practice with DePaul during his freshman year. The Blue Demons were...

 Former DePaul guard Ray Salnave is one of nine players to leave the program last season.

Increase in players transferring is here to stay — forcing teams like DePaul to adjust

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor in Chief April 25, 2021

Many people saw Baylor make college basketball’s best team this season, Gonzaga, look pretty ordinary during the national championship game three weeks ago. The Bears routed the Bulldogs, 86-70, en route...

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