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Musketeers storm Wintrust Arena for Blue Demon’s regular season finale

Musketeers storm Wintrust Arena for Blue Demon’s regular season finale

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaul Blue Demon's (11-18; 4-13) grand finale to the 2017-2018 regular season is an 11 a.m. date at Wintrust Arena with the Big East-leading Xavier Musketeers (26-4; 14-3). The Musketeers are playing for an outright claim to the Big East regular season title. On Wednesday against Providence,...

Three Blue Demons earn Big East hardware

Three Blue Demons earn Big East hardware

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

It's not surprising that the 2017-2018 Big East co-regular season champion DePaul Blue Demons have representation all over the All-Big East First Team selections for women's basketball. The conference announced today that Blue Demon sophomore guard Kelly Campbell and junior forward Mart'e Grays are ...

Bluejays blast Blue Demons in Omaha 82-57

Bluejays blast Blue Demons in Omaha 82-57

Paul steeno

February 27, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Tangled in a four-way tie for third place in the Big East Conference before this game, the Creighton Bluejays (21-9; 10-7) weren't taking any chances when they welcomed the DePaul Blue Demons (11-18; 4-13) to CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb. on Tuesday evening. A complete effort 82-57 victory was...

Battle of the blue: Blue Demons look for redemption against Bluejays

Battle of the blue: Blue Demons look for redemption against Bluejays

February 27, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

After an emotional home win against Marquette on Saturday afternoon, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team (11-17; 4-12) heads west to do battle with the Creighton Bluejays (20-9; 9-7) on Tuesday at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb. The game has an 8 p.m. start time with Fox Sports 1 and...

Defense wins championships, and now the NBA All Star game?

Defense wins championships, and now the NBA All Star game?

Brenden Welper, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Opinions

The 67th edition of the NBA’s annual All-Star Game concluded the same way it began — in unfamiliar territory. Unlike the previous 66 contests, which pitted the Eastern Conference against the Western Conference, these rosters were determined by an entirely new process: an All-Star draft. A strong defe...

All is well for now: Blue Demons win first home conference game

All is well for now: Blue Demons win first home conference game

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 24, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Winning conference games at home is fun. In front of a canvas of fans wearing yellow, blue, and red the DePaul Blue Demons (11-17; 4-12 Big East) and Marquette Golden Eagles (16-14; 7-9) traded blows down the stretch as the contingents of fans with conflicting rooting interests packed into a rocking...

Blue Demons look for better showing against Marquette second time around

Blue Demons look for better showing against Marquette second time around

February 23, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

It's a classic sporting rivalry, the city of Chicago versus the city of Milwaukee in this case manifesting in a game between the DePaul Blue Demons (10-17; 3-12) and the Marquette Golden Eagles (16-11; 7-8) at 11 a.m. Saturday at Wintrust Arena. Saturday is the 122nd meeting between the two teams,...

Millender’s red-hot shooting lands her on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Millender’s red-hot shooting lands her on Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The third best 3-point shooter (by field goal percentage) in the conference was named to the Big East Weekly Honor Roll today. DePaul junior guard Ashton Millender earned the designation after averaging 19 points for the Blue Demons last week. She shot 8-for-14 (57.1 percent) from beyond the 3-point...

Blue Demons aim to defang Villanova Wildcats

Blue Demons aim to defang Villanova Wildcats

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A date with the No. 3 ranked Villanova Wildcats is never an easy task. But because the matchup between the DePaul Blue Demons (10-16; 3-11 Big East) and Villanova Wildcats (24-3; 11-3 Big East) is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia instead of at Wintrust Arena,...

Blue Demons beat Villanova on senior day

Blue Demons beat Villanova on senior day

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 18, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Women's Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons (21-7, 13-3 Big East) capped off senior day and their final home game of the regular season on Sunday afternoon with a 71-66 victory over the the Villanova Wildcats (20-7, 10-6 Big East) to keep them tied for the No. 1 ranking in the Big East standings. Initially, the path to this win was fairly b...

Pecorin, Ben earn Big East Institutional Scholar-Athlete award

Pecorin, Ben earn Big East Institutional Scholar-Athlete award

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 15, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Women's Sports

The Big East Conference rewarded its biggest bookworm student athletes today and some Blue Demons are among them. DePaul Blue Demon women's soccer player Alexa Ben and men's cross country and track and field runner Jake Pecorin won the 2017-2018 Big East Institutional Scholar-Athlete award presented...

Maric named to Big East Honor Roll

Maric named to Big East Honor Roll

Paul Steeno, The DePaulia

February 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Blue Demons big fellow from Croatia has earned himself a Big East Honor Roll designation. During a week where the Blue Demons finished 1-1, graduate senior center Marin Maric averaged 20.5 points per game on 68.2 percent from the field and pulled down 7.5 rebounds to earn this designation for the ...

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