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DePaul men’s basketball falls to Seton Hall on senior day

DePaul men's basketball falls to Seton Hall on senior day

Matthew Paras

March 5, 2016

Aaron Simpson hung his head, covered in a towel, as he walked down the tunnel of Allstate Arena. Simpson, a senior, couldn’t hide his disappointment after being ejected on a Flagrant-2 call for pushing Seton Hall guard Khadeen Carrington. Suddenly, Simpson’s last home game was over. For DePaul,...

DePaul men’s basketball pulls off dominant upset over No. 20 George Washington

DePaul men's basketball pulls off dominant upset over No. 20 George Washington

Matthew Paras

December 23, 2015

Myke Henry was assessed a technical foul, but at that point, the damage was already done. Henry, a senior, stormed the open lane with the ball and proceeded to ferociously slam it over a George Washington defender. Tyler Cavanaugh, the victim in mention, fell to the ground and a referee signaled for the blocking foul. On his way down, Henry let out some words that caught ...

DePaul men’s basketball slips focus in overtime loss to Northwestern

DePaul men's basketball slips focus in overtime loss to Northwestern

Matthew Paras

December 19, 2015

Brutal. Of DePaul’s six losses this season — and with a 78-70 overtime loss to Northwestern being the sixth — the Blue Demons had to yet to experience a game where they were in full control, only to hastily lose control in the final minutes. But that happened against Northwestern Saturday at Allstate Arena. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball upsets Seton Hall 64-60

DePaul men's basketball upsets Seton Hall 64-60

Ben Gartland

January 22, 2015

The unexpected success for the DePaul men's basketball this season continued Thursday night as they upset No. 24 Seton Hall on the road 64-60. And this time the benefits were even better than the other wins — earning their first win against a nationally ranked team since 2008.  It was the tea...

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

Ben Gartland

January 10, 2015

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...

George Washington downs DePaul men’s basketball 81-68

Matthew Paras

December 12, 2014

A second half push wasn’t enough for DePaul men’s basketball as they suffered an 81-68 loss against George Washington Thursday in their first road game of the season. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball rolls over Milwaukee for fourth straight win

DePaul men's basketball rolls over Milwaukee for fourth straight win

Matthew Paras

December 7, 2014

In the early hours of Sunday morning, Billy Garrett and the rest of DePaul men’s basketball team was sent outside of their Rosemont hotel due to a gas leak. The Blue Demons, along with the rest of the many attendees who were at the hotel for the Midwest FurFest — a furry convention, stood for near...

DePaul men’s basketball improves to 4-1 with win over NIU

Colin Sallee

December 2, 2014

Aggression on both sides of the hardwood fueled DePaul men's basketball Tuesday night against  Northern Illinois as they defeated the Huskies, 78-67. “We were prepared mentally, we went head to head with them last year – so we knew what to expect,” senior Jamee Crockett said. Crockett,...

DePaul men’s basketball upsets Stanford 87-72

DePaul men's basketball upsets Stanford 87-72

Matthew Paras

November 30, 2014

Myke Henry leads the Blue Demons with career-high 29 points When Myke Henry transferred to DePaul from Illinois, he switched universities to be able to play high quality basketball at a fast pace — a style that would be able to utilize his athleticism. Henry had individual success on Wednesday where...

DePaul men’s basketball improves to 2-0 with 80-62 win over Drake

Matthew Paras

November 18, 2014

There would be no meltdown this time. Guard Billy Garrett Jr. scored 15 points, Henry had 13 and the Blue Demons shot 55 percent to secure a comfortable 80-62 win over Drake in DePaul’s first home game at Allstate Arena for the season. DePaul (2-0) controlled the game throughout after blowing a...

Myke Henry of DePaul men’s basketball is done waiting

Former Illinois forward and current Blue Demon Myke Henry (20) has his shot blocked during the Illini's win against Nebraska. (Photo courtesy of Brenton Tse / The Daily Illini)

Matthew Paras

October 5, 2014

Over the course of last year’s college basketball season, DePaul men’s basketball went through many peaks and valleys. There were highs — winning back-to-back Big East games and upsetting Georgetown in the Big East tournament.  There were even lower lows — ending their season losing 13 of t...

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