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Former DePaul star Billy Garrett Jr. joins the New York Knicks

Former DePaul star Billy Garrett Jr. joins the New York Knicks

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

April 8, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

When Billy Garrett Jr. told his father he was getting called up to play for the New York Knicks, his namesake didn’t fully believe him.  “He said ‘I got a callup’ and I said ‘a callup where?’ And he was like 'I’m playing for the Knicks,'” said DePaul assistant coach Billy Garrett, r...

Bluejays; Blue Demons: Can DePaul cool off one of nation’s best 3-point shooting teams?

Bluejays; Blue Demons: Can DePaul cool off one of nation’s best 3-point shooting teams?

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

February 20, 2019


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

Blink and it's the end of February and DePaul has three home games left. That third to last home game for the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team (13-11, 5-8) goes down tonight at 8 at Wintrust Arena against the Creighton Bluejays (13-13, 4-9). Fox Sports Network has television coverage, while...

Blue Demons look for bounceback tonight against Chicago State

Blue Demons look for bounceback tonight against Chicago State

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

In the history of the two programs, DePaul (5-2) has never lost against the Chicago State Cougars (3-8). Tonight at 7 p.m. at Wintrust Arena, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team will try to make it a perfect 16-0 all-time against their neighbors from Chicago's South Side. The game is on FS1...

Little details the focus as women’s basketball eyes big season

Little details the focus as women’s basketball eyes big season

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

After appearing in their 16th straight NCAA Tournament and winning the third most games in school history, the goals are once again incredibly high for DePaul Women’s Basketball. With a veteran-laden team headlined featuring seniors Rebekah Dahlman, Mart’e Grays, Ashton Millender and Tanita Allen,...

DePaul assistants Tim Anderson, Shane Heirman named in NCAA trial for paying player in high school

DePaul assistants Tim Anderson, Shane Heirman named in NCAA trial for paying player in high school

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

As the trial surrounding the NCAA’s corruption scandal continues, Brian Bowen Sr., the father of former five- star recruit Brian Bowen II, made new allegations about DePaul assistant men’s basketball coach Shane Heirman, and now a second DePaul assistant Tim Anderson. Brian Bowen ...

International players call DePaul home

Emmanuel Okirie, Contributing Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

With more than 17,000 international student-athletes studying and competing at NCAA member institutions, international student-athletes are a positive addition to the learning environment within intercollegiate athletics. International student-athletes face unique challenges once they land on campus,...

New testimony in NCAA trial hits another DePaul men’s basketball coach

New testimony in NCAA trial hits another DePaul men’s basketball coach

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

October 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

As the trial continues surrounding the NCAA’s corruption scandal, Brian Bowen Sr., the father of former five-star recruit Brian Bowen II, made new allegations about DePaul assistant men’s basketball coach Shane Heirman, and now a second DePaul assistant Tim Anderson. Brian Bowen Sr. testified e...

NCAA trial hits assistant men’s basketball coach

Shane Rene, Managine Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The FBI’s sweeping investigation into bribery and corruption in college basketball hit the courtroom this week, featuring testimony on Thursday from Brian Bowen Sr., the father of former five- star recruit Brian Bowen II. Answering questions about a $100,000 payment from Adidas executives J...

DePaul assistant Shane Heirman named in NCAA corruption trial

DePaul assistant Shane Heirman named in NCAA corruption trial

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The FBI’s sweeping investigation into bribery and corruption in college basketball hit the courtroom this week, featuring testimony on Thursday from Brian Bowen Sr., the father of former five-star recruit Brian Bowen II. Answering questions about a $100,000 payment from Adidas executives James Gatto ...

Changes coming to the NCAA rules

Changes coming to the NCAA rules

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

While college basketball fans were focused on the beginning of organized practices for the upcoming season, last week also marked an event college basketball hoped to downplay. The NCAA was turned on its head on Sept. 26, 2017 when the Southern District of New York and Justice Department announced...

NCAA announces widespread rules changes in college basketball

NCAA announces widespread rules changes in college basketball

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

August 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Just under a year ago, the NCAA received a swift reminder that massive changes were necessary when the FBI arrested 10 men, including four assistant coaches from Oklahoma State, USC, Auburn and Arizona. Shortly after their arrests, the NCAA announced they had developed a Commission on College Basketball...

Pitino, DePaul comment on text message suggesting payment to recruit

Pitino, DePaul comment on text message suggesting payment to recruit

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

August 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After news broke this morning that former University of Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino said DePaul offered five-star 2017 recruit Brian Bowen $200,000 to sign with the Blue Demons in a text message to a former assistant coach, Pitino says he didn’t believe it when he sent it. “I sa...

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