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PREVIEW: DePaul meets Oregon in second round of PK80 Invitational

PREVIEW: DePaul meets Oregon in second round of PK80 Invitational

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After a disappointing loss against the Michigan State Spartans on the first day of the PK80 Invitational tournament in Portland, Ore. last night, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team will get a shot at redemption tonight against the Oregon Ducks. The game begins at 8:30 p.m. CDT and will...

DePaul falls 73-51 to No. 4 Michigan St. in PK80

DePaul falls 73-51 to No. 4 Michigan St. in PK80

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After a string of upsets during Thanksgiving week, DePaul (1-3) looked like they might pull off one of their own after a strong first half against No. 4 Michigan State (3-1), but were not able to keep pace in the second half as the Spartans pulled away for a 73-51 win in the first round of the PK80 ...

PREVIEW: DePaul faces off against Michigan State

PREVIEW: DePaul faces off against Michigan State

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After almost a week off, DePaul (1-2) returns to action Thursday Night in their opening game of the PK80 Classic against No. 4 Michigan State (2-1) in Portland, Oregon. Read More »...

Justin Roberts is Big Man on Campus in DePaul Blue Demons Loss to Illinois

Justin Roberts is Big Man on Campus in DePaul Blue Demons Loss to Illinois

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Sometimes the smallest guy on the court makes the biggest impact. On a night when the DePaul Blue Demons needed a hero Justin Roberts, the barely 6-foot freshman point guard from Indianapolis Ind., filled that role. In Friday night’s 82-73 loss against the University of Illinois Fighting Illini a...

DePaul falls to Illinois in first game in 60 years

DePaul falls to Illinois in first game in 60 years

Andrew Hattersley

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In the first matchup in 60 years between DePaul and Illinois, it was the Illini who used a late second half run to pull away from the Blue Demons for a 82-73 win Friday night at the State Farm Center in Champaign. Turnovers were an issue for the Blue Demons all game as they turned it over 17 times,...

Bob Dylan set to play first concert at Wintrust Arena

Bob Dylan set to play first concert at Wintrust Arena

Paul Steeno

September 12, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

Basketball isn’t the only entertainment going down this fall at DePaul hoop’s new home arena. Legendary musician Bob Dylan announced his 2017 fall U.S. tour schedule on his website this morning, and an Oct. 27 appearance at Wintrust Arena by McCormick Place is one of his many stops. The Chicag...

Men’s basketball learns 2017 conference schedule

Men’s basketball learns 2017 conference schedule

Ben Gartland

September 19, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Big East conference announced its 2016-17 men’s basketball schedule on Tuesday, giving DePaul full knowledge of their season’s schedule. Read More »...

Blue Demons continue to frustrate

Blue Demons continue to frustrate

Ben Gartland

February 21, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Commentary, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul men's basketball head coach Dave Leitao's favorite recurring phrase this season has been, "Rome wasn't built in a day." It's a reminder for patience when rebuilding the program that has been the cellar of the Big East since Leitao left in 2005.  Read More »...

Turnovers doom DePaul men’s basketball as they fall to Villanova 81-64

Ben Gartland

January 10, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

In a game where DePaul needed everything to go right, it seemed as if nothing could go their way as they fell to the Villanova Wildcats 84-61. It was their first conference loss of the season in which DePaul had started 3-0 for the first time since 1991. Billy Garret Jr. opened up the scoring with...

DePaul forward Rashaun Stimage out 8-10 weeks with foot injury

DePaul forward Rashaun Stimage out 8-10 weeks with foot injury

Matthew Paras

October 28, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul forward Rashuan Stimage will be out 8-10 weeks after suffering a fracture in his left foot in Saturday’s “Blue-White” inter-squad scrimmage. Read More »...

BREAKING: McKinney dismissed from DePaul men’s basketball team, charged with battery

BREAKING: McKinney dismissed from DePaul men’s basketball team, charged with battery

Ben Gartland

September 10, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul senior guard Charles McKinney has been dismissed from the men’s basketball team due to a "violation of team rules," the University announced Wednesday. Tom Negoven of WGN reported that McKinney was charged with three counts of battery. The program cited a violation of team rules as the reason f...

Men’s basketball Big East schedule released

Men’s basketball Big East schedule released

Matthew Paras

September 9, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

[dropcap]N[/dropcap]ew Year’s Eve basketball is coming to DePaul and Allstate arena. DePaul men’s basketball will open with Marquette at 4 p.m. Dec. 31 as the Big East will again kick off its conference schedule with a slate of five games. DePaul-Marquette is the third game of the day. Read More »...

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