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DePaul men’s basketball releases 2015-16 non-conference schedule

DePaul men’s basketball releases 2015-16 non-conference schedule

Ben Gartland

July 8, 2015

DePaul men's basketball released their 2015-16 non-conference schedule Wednesday, with Stanford, Penn State, and South Carolina highlighting the table. Read More »...

DePaul Basketball: Dave Leitao and Doug Bruno react to NCAA rule changes

DePaul Basketball: Dave Leitao and Doug Bruno react to NCAA rule changes

Ben Gartland

June 16, 2015

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved new rules this offseason to tweak the men's basketball rules and then also approved rules to drastically change the gameplay setup for women's basketball. Both are designed to improve the flow of the game and to increase potential for scoring. Read More »...

DePaul women’s tennis looks to make a racket in NCAA tournament

DePaul women’s tennis looks to make a racket in NCAA tournament

Matthew Paras

May 3, 2015

After winning their second straight Big East championship, women’s tennis looks to make some noise in the NCAA tournament. Read More »...

Commentary: DePaul men’s basketball should pursue Ben Howland

Commentary: DePaul men’s basketball should pursue Ben Howland

Ben Gartland

March 20, 2015

When Oliver Purnell was hired as head coach of DePaul men’s basketball, his notoriety was as a program rebuilder. He was never able to get the job done at DePaul, but the line of thinking in his hiring was correct: Find a coach who has history of proven success. There is a coach without a job at this point that not only has a h...

DePaul Women’s Basketball will play Minnesota in NCAA Tournament

Ben Gartland

March 16, 2015

No. 9 DePaul women's basketball will mark their 13th straight NCAA tournament appearance Friday when they play No. 8 Minnesota in the Round of 64, with a chance for a rematch with No. 1 Notre Dame in the Round of 32. With their place in the NCAA tournament locked up with a Big East tournament win,...

Big East Tournament: No. 1 Seton Hall dispatches of No. 4 St. John’s to earn Big East finals berth

Ben Gartland

March 10, 2015

After top-seeded Seton Hall defeated No. 4 St. John’s in the Big East semifinals, Seton Hall head coach Tony Bozzella talked about how the level of communication he has with his players is like a marriage. “It’s a marriage and a marriage is give and take,” Bozzella said. “A marriage is about...

Big East Tournament: No. 2 DePaul survives against No. 3 Villanova

Ben Gartland

March 10, 2015

[slideshow_deploy id='10272'] It became apparent early in the first half that junior forward Megan Podkowa was going to be the one that No. 2 DePaul would rely on down the stretch as they faced No. 3 Villanova in the Big East semifinals. Her 22 points and ten rebounds played a large part in the slow-tempo...

Big East Tournament: No. 4 St. John’s holds on to beat No. 5 Creighton 57-54

Ben Gartland

March 8, 2015

For the third time in four seasons, Creighton’s season came to a close at the hand of St. John’s. The Jays held the lead for most of the game but could not keep St. John’s at bay as the Red Storm got over the hump and took the victory 57-54. “It should us that we were able to withstand blues,”...

Big East Tournament: No. 1 Seton Hall flies by No. 8 Marquette 77-51

Ben Gartland

March 8, 2015

Whether it was unfamiliarity with the court for top-seeded Seton Hall, poor shooting or a spirited effort from eighth-seeded Marquette, the first half looked like Marquette might be able to stay close enough to pull off another upset over Seton Hall in 2015. That dream faded quickly as Seton Hall...

Big East Tournament: No. 7 Xavier holds on to defeat No. 10 Georgetown 70-67

Ben Gartland

March 7, 2015

One year ago, Xavier concluded their season with a 13-game losing streak, including a Big East tournament first round loss to Georgetown. In 2015, however, they were able to return the favor and were able to pull out the victory in the final minutes, defeating the Hoyas 70-67. Junior guard Aliyah...

Big East Tournament: No. 8 Marquette squeaks by No. 9 Providence 78-75

Ben Gartland

March 7, 2015

With a history of fouling issues, Marquette senior center Chelsie Butler’s textbook defensive block could not have come at a better time for the Eagles. With less than ten seconds left and Marquette up 76-75, Providence senior guard Karin Robinson drove into the lane and put up a shot, but Butler...

DePaul women’s basketball grabs share of Big East title with win over Marquette

Ben Gartland

March 2, 2015

With just over a minute to go, head coach Doug Bruno called a timeout and subbed out senior guard Centrese McGee, followed a few seconds later by fellow senior guard Brittany Hrynko. The seniors received an ovation with a comfortable lead that had been in doubt earlier in the game, but the Blue Demons prevailed and won...

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