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DePaul men’s basketball’s upset bid falls short at No. 1 Villanova 68-65

DePaul men’s basketball’s upset bid falls short at No. 1 Villanova 68-65

Ben Gartland

December 28, 2016

It's safe to say DePaul men's basketball beat the 27-point spread. DePaul (7-7, 0-1 Big East) pushed No. 1, undefeated, reigning-national champion Villanova (13-0, 1-0) to their absolute limit on Wednesday night as the Blue Demons fell 68-65. Junior forward Tre'Darius McCallum led the Blue Demons...

No. 22 DePaul women’s basketball rolls Tennesee Martin 100-68

No. 22 DePaul women’s basketball rolls Tennesee Martin 100-68

Ben Gartland

December 20, 2016

From the opening bucket, No. 22 DePaul women's basketball was in charge of the game as the Blue Demons (8-4) defeated Tennesee Martin (3-9) 100-68. Senior guard Brooke Schulte led the game with 27 points, which is the most for any Big East player this season and a career high for her. The Blue Demons...

No. 17/16 DePaul women’s basketball crushes Loyola 107-46

No. 17/16 DePaul women’s basketball crushes Loyola 107-46

Ben Gartland

December 18, 2016

Loyola women's basketball was going to be in for a tough season as they had to replace the majority of their roster, led by the youngest coaching staff in the country. It's year one of the healing process following the firing of former head coach Sheryl Swoopes, but that also means a rebuilding year. The...

DePaul men’s basketball can’t stop UIC rally in 80-75 loss

DePaul men’s basketball can’t stop UIC rally in 80-75 loss

Ben Gartland

December 14, 2016

DePaul men's basketball has gained a reputation this season as a team that plays better in the second half. They've made several comebacks, both successful and unsuccessful, that lead to overall better results after halftime. On Wednesday night they were on the other end of the spectrum as the Blue...

DePaul men’s basketball adds 3-star small forward Paul Reed

DePaul men’s basketball adds 3-star small forward Paul Reed

Ben Gartland

December 4, 2016

Paul Reed, a three-star small forward from Apopka, Florida, verbally committed to DePaul men's basketball on Sunday. Blessed to say I have Officially Committed to Depaul University????#gobluedemons pic.twitter.com/bA2E76Yltd — Paul Reed (@Bball_paul) December 4, 2016 Reed is 6-foot-8 inches and ranked three-stars by 247sports.com. He...

Northwestern trounces DePaul men’s basketball 80-64

Northwestern trounces DePaul men’s basketball 80-64

Ben Gartland

December 3, 2016

Fresh off two comeback wins in a row, DePaul men's basketball travelled to Northwestern for their first road game of 2016. They couldn't come back from this one. The Blue Demons (4-2) were trounced by the Wildcats (6-2) 80-64. The Blue Demons cut into the lead in the second half, but were ...

DePaul men’s basketball survives Drake with a 77-75 win

DePaul men’s basketball survives Drake with a 77-75 win

Ben Gartland

November 30, 2016

In 2007, the rapper Drake released a mixtape titled "Comeback Season" In 2016, DePaul men's basketball dropped the remix. The Blue Demons (4-1) rallied back from a 15-point second half deficit to defeat Drake (1-6), the university, 77-75 on Wednesday night. It was their second big comeback win...

DePaul women’s basketball picks up wins over Western Kentucky, Syracuse

DePaul women’s basketball picks up wins over Western Kentucky, Syracuse

Ben Gartland

November 28, 2016

The 2016 Gulf Coast Showcase put then No. 18 DePaul women's basketball up against two top-15 teams, as well as a Western Kentucky team picked to win their conference. Over the three-day, post-Thanksigiving tournament, the Blue Demons picked up two wins and a third-place standing in the Gulf Coast Showcase. On...

No. 20 DePaul women’s basketball takes out Northwestern 89-66

Ben Gartland

November 19, 2016

No. 20 DePaul women's basketball (3-0) passed their first big test of the season with flying colors as they took out the Northwestern Wildcats (3-1) 89-66. Senior guard Jessica January led the game with 25 points to give the Blue Demons the victory in the Chicago rivalry game, which Northwestern won...

No. 21 DePaul women’s basketball defeats UAB 90-80

No. 21 DePaul women’s basketball defeats UAB 90-80

Ben Gartland

November 13, 2016

No. 21 DePaul women’s basketball finished opening weekend with another high-scoring victory as they defeated Alabama-Birmingham 90-80 in the championship game of the Maggie Dixon Classic. The Blue Demons improved to 2-0 on the season. Senior guard Jessica January led the game with 25 points while junior guard Ash...

DePaul men’s basketball quashes Rockhurst 79-53 in exhibition

DePaul men’s basketball quashes Rockhurst 79-53 in exhibition

Ben Gartland

November 5, 2016

When DePaul men's basketball met Rockhurst in an exhibition on Friday it wasn't pretty. The 79-53 win by the Blue Demons saw 45 combined turnovers and 53 combined fouls between the two teams. No, it wasn't pretty. However, that won't matter until next Sunday when the Blue Demons open up their seaso...

Report: Notre Dame will be first opponent in new DePaul arena

Report: Notre Dame will be first opponent in new DePaul arena

Ben Gartland

October 12, 2016

CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein reported that Notre Dame will be the first men's basketball opponent when the new DePaul arena opens in fall of 2017. DePaul's first game in its new downtown arena will be against Notre Dame, per sources. Here's more @FanRagSports: https://t.co/SQ8rfjjivP — Jon Rothstei...

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