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DePaul men’s basketball gets first win in over a month, shows signs of life

Asst. Director of Basketball Operations Matt Flemming embraces freshman forward Romeo Weems during his clutch, 18-point performance Saturday night.

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

February 23, 2020

The DePaul men’s basketball team found nothing but troubles in the Big East this season. In a conference that has been a slugfest every night, it seemed the Blue Demons were about finished after eight straight losses. Yet on Saturday night against Georgetown, the team found some of that life and ma...

DePaul defeats Alcorn State 74-52 in season opener

DePaul freshman guard Markese Jacobs attempts a 3-point shot against Alcorn State Tuesday night at Wintrust Arena.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

November 6, 2019

A new-look DePaul team had no issues of handling Alcorn State in their first game of the season, the Blue Demons took down the Braves 72-54 Tuesday night at Wintrust Arena. With questions entering the season opener on how DePaul would perform with a revamped squad, the Blue Demons put some of those...

DePaul lands top 100 recruit

Markese Jacobs joins DePaul from Uplift Community High School after committing to the Blue Demons on Oct. 7, 2018.

Andrew Hattersly, Sports Editor

October 8, 2018

Romeo Weems has company for the second time since he committed to DePaul on May 22, 2018, as another top 100 recruit jumped on board Sunday morning. This time it’s Uplift Community High School point guard Markese Jacobs, who committed to the Blue Demons. Jacobs is rated as a four-star r...

Commentary: A long summer at Sullivan Athletic Center

Sullivan Training Center rendering

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

September 10, 2018

If you followed the DePaul Blue Demons athletic department over the summer, you probably spent some time scratching your head. From recruiting drama to sudden, high-profile retirements, to text messages from Rick Pitino, the Sullivan Athletic Center was a place where mystery abounded. It was a...

Save us, Romeo

Michigan native and four-star recruit Romeo Weems officially signed his NLI Wednesday at a ceremony at his high school.

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018

The DePaul Blue Demon men’s basketball team last week received a verbal commitment from a potentially program-changing recruit. On an Instagram live video taken in his high school gymnasium, class of 2019 four-star small forward Romeo Weems picked the Blue Demons over Michigan, Michigan Stat...

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