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Talent carries Blue Demons to strong start

Talent carries Blue Demons to strong start

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 18, 2019

For the last 14 years the DePaul men’s basketball team hasn’t had much to cheer about. Until last year the program hadn’t had a winning record since the 2006-07 season. The program has been starving for something positive to go their way that they can use to build momentum, and they finally got t...

DePaul improves to 5-0 after defeating Cornell 75-54

DePaul improves to 5-0 after defeating Cornell 75-54

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 16, 2019

Coming off their first road win of the season against Iowa on Monday, DePaul made sure there was no letdown against Cornell on Saturday. The Blue Demons took care of business against the Big Red, defeating the visitors 75-54 at Wintrust Arena.  After dominating Iowa in the Gavitt Tipoff Games, 93-78, the Blu...

D-Men Roundtable: Can DePaul men’s basketball continue to succeed after Iowa?

D-Men Roundtable: Can DePaul men’s basketball continue to succeed after Iowa?

Ryan Gilroy, Staff Photographer

November 13, 2019

https://soundcloud.com/user-71122238/d-men-roundtable-is-depaul-mens-basketball-going-to-be-able-to-continue-its-success-after-iowa   DePaul men's basketball has the talent to succeed – but does the team have the coach and athletic director it needs? On this week's episode of D-Men Roundtable,...

Tim Anderson steps into head coaching role in Leitao’s absence

Tim Anderson steps into head coaching role in Leitao’s absence

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 11, 2019

Moving over one seat on the bench in college basketball might not seem like a huge change, but when that seat takes someone from the assistant coach to the head coach of program, that is a major change for someone — especially someone who’s never experienced that in the collegiate ranks. With D...

Preview: DePaul looks to continue success against Farleigh-Dickinson

Preview: DePaul looks to continue success against Farleigh-Dickinson

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 8, 2019

The Blue Demons have opened their season on a grind. With a back-to-back to start the season, there were only two nights of rest before DePaul faces Farleigh-Dickinson at Wintrust Arena for a 7 p.m. tip-off tonight. The team is looking to improve to 3-0 on the season in the first week. It should be...

Men’s basketball second half surge soars team to 2-0 start

Men’s basketball second half surge soars team to 2-0 start

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 6, 2019

DePaul's men’s basketball team faced off in a cross-city matchup against the University of Chicago on Tuesday night. It was the second night of a back to back that opened the 2019-20 season for the Blue Demons, and after a slow start, the team lit on fire off the back of junior Charlie Moore and the...

DePaulia Sports Podcast: Episode 2

DePaulia Sports Podcast: Episode 2

Ryan Gilroy, Staff Photographer

November 6, 2019

https://soundcloud.com/user-71122238/depaulia-sports-podcast-episode-2 In this week's episode, The DePaulia's sports team discusses the volleyball team and the men's basketball team's performance at its exhibition game last week.

Darious Hall prime to make a major different on defense

Darious Hall prime to make a major different on defense

Luke Meyers, Copy Editor

October 28, 2019

After redshirting a year due to NCAA transfer guidelines, Darious Hall is finally ready to suit up for the DePaul Blue Demons. In his freshman season at the University of Arkansas, he played in all 35 games and averaged 5.1 points and 3.1 rebounds in 14.8 minutes per game. He also shot 50 percent from ...

Romeo Weems ready to make instant impact at DePaul

Romeo Weems ready to make instant impact at DePaul

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

October 28, 2019

For Romeo Weems picking DePaul over schools like Michigan State and Ohio State came down to a simple decision: He wants to be coached. During his recruitment process, Weems was being looked at by some of the country’s most elite college basketball programs, teams like Michigan, Oregon, Ohio State and...

COMMENTARY: More talent, fewer excuses for Leitao and men’s basketball

COMMENTARY: More talent, fewer excuses for Leitao and men’s basketball

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

October 28, 2019

As DePaul gets ready to begin year five of the Dave Leitao experiment, the time to win has finally arrived. For the first four years of Leitao’s tenure, the Blue Demons have failed to move up in the Big East standings, finishing in last place three years in a row, and changing the narrative that DePa...

Former DePaul men’s basketball star lands two-way contract with Bulls

Former DePaul men’s basketball star lands two-way contract with Bulls

Shane René, Editor-in-Chief

October 28, 2019

A native of Chicago’s south suburbs, Max Strus only played for two seasons at DePaul, spending his first chained to the bench by NCAA regulations after transferring from Division II Lewis University. But in just two short years, Strus laid the foundation to become one of the program’s most compelli...

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