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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...

DePaul guard Devin Gage to miss remainder of 2017-18 season

DePaul guard Devin Gage to miss remainder of 2017-18 season

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

December 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Sophomore Devin Gage will miss the rest of the 2017-18 season after rupturing his Achilles tendon in his right foot Wednesday night during DePaul's 85-57 win against Central Connecticut. Gage has started all eight games so far this season averaging 5.9 points and 2.8 assists over 24.1 minutes per...

PREVIEW: DePaul seeks fourth straight against crosstown rival

PREVIEW: DePaul seeks fourth straight against crosstown rival

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After dropping the first two games of the PK80 Classic, DePaul (4-4) have rattled off three straight wins heading into a crosstown matchup with UIC (3-5) Saturday afternoon at the UIC Pavilion. The Blue Demons are coming off an 85-57 victory over Central Connecticut on Wednesday night. The Blue De...

Bench shines in win over Central Connecticut

Bench shines in win over Central Connecticut

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul (4-4) had a lot of positives coming out of their 85-57 victory over Central Connecticut (5-4) Wednesday night, one of the biggest of those was the bench producing their best performance of the season.   Coming in, Brandon Cyrus, Justin Roberts and Jaylen Butz were averaging just over 13 poin...

Leitao records bittersweet victory against former player he coached

Leitao records bittersweet victory against former player he coached

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Apparently, DeP aul Blue Demon head coach Dave Leitao didn’t teach Central Connecticut State head coach Donyell Marshall everything he knew about basketball when Leitao was an assistant coach at the University of Connecticut responsible for the development of star player Marshall from 1991-1994. Le...

PREVIEW: DePaul seeks third straight win

PREVIEW: DePaul seeks third straight win

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul (3-4) will look to pick up their third straight win when they host Central Connecticut (5-3) Wednesday night at Wintrust Arena. Read More »...

Takeaways from DePaul’s win against Youngstown State

Takeaways from DePaul’s win against Youngstown State

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

December began on a high note for the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team as they took care of business at home to beat the Youngstown State University Penguins 89-73. Five 🔵👿 finished in double-figures as @depaulhoops led start to finish en route to an 89-73 win over Youngstown State. Strus led DePaul with 20 pts while McCallum, Maric, Cain & Cyrus ...

Grandstaff being evaluated for possible concussion

Grandstaff being evaluated for possible concussion

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul Blue Demon head basketball coach Dave Leitao revealed why sophomore guard Austin Grandstaff didn't participate in the team warmup nor sit on the bench during DePaul's 89-73 win against the Youngstown State Penguins on Saturday afternoon at Wintrust Arena. "He got hit in practice and he's be...

Blue Demons upend Youngstown State at home for third win of season

Blue Demons upend Youngstown State at home for third win of season

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After a grueling six-game stretch to begin the season, the DePaul Blue Demons took advantage of the first game of a softer December schedule to beat the Youngstown State University Penguins 89-73 and improve to 3-4 on the season. For one game at least, the Blue Demons escaped the grip of their season-long...

PREVIEW: DePaul returns home to face Youngstown St.

PREVIEW: DePaul returns home to face Youngstown St.

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After over two and a half weeks away from home, DePaul (2-4) returns to Wintrust arena to host Youngstown State (2-6) Saturday afternoon at Wintrust Arena at 1 p.m CT. Read More »...

PREVIEW: DePaul seeks first win of PK80

PREVIEW: DePaul seeks first win of PK80

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

One team will pick up their first win of the PK80 Invitational when DePaul (1-4) and Portland (2-3) square off in their final game Sunday evening in Portland. Read More »...

DePaul falters in OT, falls to Oregon 89-79 in PK80

DePaul falters in OT, falls to Oregon 89-79 in PK80

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

It was one of the better performances of the season for DePaul (1-4), however, they were not able to withstand a late Oregon (5-1) run to top the Blue Demons 89-79 in overtime in both team’s second game of the PK80 Classic Friday Night. After falling down early to the Spartans, it was the Blue Demons...

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