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DePaul men’s basketball loses fifth straight, falls to Creighton 75-62

Ben Gartland

February 24, 2015

For a moment in the middle of the second half, senior forward Forrest Robinson hit a three-pointer and the game was tied. For a moment, DePaul had the momentum and it looked like they could overcome their slow start. However, this was only a moment. The Blue Demons could not keep pace with Creighton...

DePaul women’s basketball uses second-half surge to down St. John’s 82-55.

Ben Gartland

February 15, 2015

Less than 48 hours before DePaul took on St. John's, they had just fallen to Seton Hall 81-80 in a game where they gave up the game-winning shot with three seconds left. "There's nothing you can do about it now, we can't get it back," senior guard Brittany Hrynko said following the loss. "We just...

Seton Hall beats DePaul women’s basketball 81-80 in down-to-the-wire thriller

Ben Gartland

February 13, 2015

DePaul head coach Doug Bruno went into the locker room immediately following the game and asked his players who had a chance to stop Seton Hall senior guard Ka-Diedre Simmons from hitting the game-winning running jumper with three seconds to go. Four out of five players that were on the court raised...

Preview: DePaul women’s basketball faces Seton Hall for first place in the Big East

Ben Gartland

February 13, 2015

Only a half-game separates DePaul women’s basketball and No. 24 Seton Hall from the top of the Big East standings, so their matchup at McGrath-Phillips Arena will be for first place in the conference. DePaul (19-6, 11-2) hosts the Pirates (21-3, 10-2) Friday night in the final matchup between these...

DePaul men’s basketball can’t hold off St. John’s, falls 86-78.

Ben Gartland

February 12, 2015

First from a nine-point deficit in the first half and then again by 13 in the second, DePaul men’s basketball rallied back against St. John’s. However, DePaul let them go one too many times as they fell on the road to the Red Storm 86-78. The Red Storm (16-8, 5-6) were led by D’Angelo Harrison’s...

Sports vs. school: Student athletes must balance academics with athletics

Sports vs. school: Student athletes must balance academics with athletics

Danielle Harris

February 1, 2015

Two former University of North Carolina student-athletes have filed a lawsuit against the Chapel Hill institution, as well as the NCAA, claiming academic fraud. Rashanda McCants, who played for the women’s basketball team, and Devon Ramsay, a former football player, argued that the university and the NCAA have failed their student-athletes by not provi...

DePaul women’s basketball trounces Xavier 84-61

Ben Gartland

January 11, 2015

Turnover were abundant for Xavier and DePaul took advantage, earning an 84-61 victory over the Musketeers. DePaul scored 29 points off of 29 Muskateer turnovers. The full court pressure of the Blue Demons gave Xaiver all sorts of fits early on in the game. In the first four minutes, DePaul forced...

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...

DePaul women’s basketball guard Megan Rogowski out for season

DePaul women’s basketball guard Megan Rogowski out for season

Ben Gartland

January 6, 2015

Senior guard Megan Rogowski will be out for the remainder of the 2014-15 season with a torn Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) suffered on Jan. 2 against Villanova. Rogowski started all 14 games for the Blue Demons this season, averaging 27.1 minutes a game. She led the team with 39 three-point field...

Connecticut trounces DePaul Women’s Basketball 98-64

Connecticut trounces DePaul Women’s Basketball 98-64

Ben Gartland

December 20, 2014

In September, Connecticut women’s basketball head coach Geno Auriemma and DePaul head coach Doug Bruno helped lead the United States women’s basketball team to the gold medal at the FIBA World Championships. Friday night, it was back to business for the old Big East coaching rivals as No. 2 Connecticut downed No. 25 DePaul 98-64 in Bridgeport. DePaul dropped to...

DePaul Women’s Basketball knocks off South Dakota State 82-64

Ben Gartland

November 23, 2014

Megan Podkowa scored 24 and was 11-15 from the field as she led the No. 18 Blue Demons to an 84-62 win over South Dakota State. “I think the guards did a really good job of getting me the ball inside,” Podkowa said. “I was shooting a higher percentage of shots that I could make, like I wasn’t...

DePaul women’s basketball finishes Maggie Dixon classic with 97-59 win over New Mexico

Ben Gartland

November 16, 2014

A late first half spurt and a strong second half propelled the DePaul women’s basketball team to a 97-59 victory over New Mexico in the final game of the Maggie Dixon Classic. “I was impressed with our team’s energy the past two nights coming off of the tough defeat,” head coach Doug Bruno...

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