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The DePaulia’s 2018-19 recruiting class analysis

The DePaulia’s 2018-19 recruiting class analysis

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

May 29, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

“Mama there goes that man. Excited to announce my commitment to DePaul University.” With these 13 words from Tyger Campbell, DePaul believed they had finally landed their program-changing point guard similar to the jubilation felt this past week with the commitment of Romeo Weems. In a heartbreaking...

Save us, Romeo

Save us, Romeo

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

The DePaul Blue Demon men’s basketball team last week received a verbal commitment from a potentially program-changing recruit. On an Instagram live video taken in his high school gymnasium, class of 2019 four-star small forward Romeo Weems picked the Blue Demons over Michigan, Michigan Stat...

Big East Tournament: DePaul’s season ends in familiar fashion

Big East Tournament: DePaul’s season ends in familiar fashion

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Big East Tournament, Men's Sports, Sports

NEW YORK — It was a movie DePaul fans had seen many times this season; an up and down journey to a single possession gone awry in the final seconds — so predictable it's almost comical. But falling short in a must-win game at Madison Square Garden against a team you beat just two weeks before is...

Men come up one shot shy of senior-day upset

Men come up one shot shy of senior-day upset

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A career night from Blue Demon sophomore guard Brandon Cyrus and a late game comeback that gave DePaul a chance to tie on the last possession weren’t enough, as the No. 3/4 ranked Xavier Musketeers (27-4; 15-3 Big East) escaped Wintrust Arena with a 65-62 win over the DePaul Blue Demons (11-19; 4-14 ...

Another sluggish start cripples DePaul in loss to Butler.

Another sluggish start cripples DePaul in loss to Butler.

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A sluggish offensive performance Saturday from the DePaul Blue Demons played an integral part in their 79-67 loss to the Butler Bulldogs at Wintrust Arena. The Blue Demons shot just 35 percent from the field and the shooting woes began fairly early. There was essentially a lid on the basket for ...

Miserable shooting night dooms DePaul against Marquette

Miserable shooting night dooms DePaul against Marquette

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A Monday evening date with the worst defense in the Big East by opponent field goal percentage (47.8 percent) and points allowed (77 per game) could have been an opportunity for the Blue Demon offense to get in sync. But did they? After mishandling a low pass with 2:33 remaining in the first half,...

Northwestern exposes flaws, strengths as conference play approaches

Northwestern exposes flaws, strengths as conference play approaches

Pat Feil, Contributing Sportswriter

December 19, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Sometimes it’s the little things that can decide the outcome of a basketball game. For the DePaul Blue Demons (6-5), that little thing was free throw shooting. Playing against a veteran Northwestern team (8-4) the Blue demons shot a season-worst 37.5 percent from the charity stripe, making just ...

Takeaways from DePaul’s win against Alabama A&M Monday night

Takeaways from DePaul’s win against Alabama A&M Monday night

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Don't look now, but the DePaul Blue Demons are riding a wave of momentum that comes with a five-game winning streak and find themselves at 6-4 going into a big matchup against the Northwestern Wildcats on Saturday afternoon at Wintrust Arena. Even with this record the Blue Demons reside in the cellar...

DePaul bench comes through in win over Alabama A&M

DePaul bench comes through in win over Alabama A&M

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul (6-4) was without two starters Monday night when they faced a winless Alabama A&M (0-9), but that proved to be no problem as they rolled to an 83-59 win at Wintrust Arena. Jumping out to a quick 20-point lead midway through the first half, a lead they would maintain much of the night afforded...

Blue Demons make it five in a row with win against Alabama A&M

Blue Demons make it five in a row with win against Alabama A&M

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 12, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Monday night's 83-59 win against the Alabama A&M Bulldogs (0-9) felt like an appetizer for the DePaul Blue Demon's (6-4) main course meal on Saturday against Northwestern. The matchup featuring a talented DePaul team and a still winless Alabama A&M one manifested exactly as you'd expect...

PREVIEW: Blue Demons return home to face Alabama A&M

PREVIEW: Blue Demons return home to face Alabama A&M

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 11, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Taking care of business against a winless Alabama A&M team is on the mind of the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team as they enter the sixth week of the 2017-2018 season. The Blue Demons (5-4) face the Alabama A&M Bulldogs (0-8) of the Southwestern Athletic Conference for the first...

DePaul basketball gets first taste of life without starting point guard

DePaul basketball gets first taste of life without starting point guard

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons have a point guard problem. Before DePaul's 65-55 win against the University of Illinois at Chicago Flames on Saturday at the UIC Pavilion, DePaul announced that Devin Gage, who started at point guard for each of the Blue Demon's first eight games of the season, will miss the rest of the season after rupturing the Achille...

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