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DePaul men’s basketball loses 68-55 to No. 7 Villanova

Matthew Paras

January 31, 2015

For the first half, DePaul men's basketball competed with one of the best teams in the nation — up 37-31 against No 7 Villanova. It was the second half, however, that plagued the Blue Demons again. Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono scored all 18 of his points after halftime and DePaul shot just...

DePaul men’s basketball rolls over Milwaukee for fourth straight win

DePaul men's basketball rolls over Milwaukee for fourth straight win

Matthew Paras

December 7, 2014

In the early hours of Sunday morning, Billy Garrett and the rest of DePaul men’s basketball team was sent outside of their Rosemont hotel due to a gas leak. The Blue Demons, along with the rest of the many attendees who were at the hotel for the Midwest FurFest — a furry convention, stood for near...

DePaul men’s basketball cruises to win over Chicago State

Matthew Paras and Octavia Johnson

December 4, 2014

DePaul men’s basketball is off to their best start under head coach Oliver Purnell, who is in his fifth year at DePaul. The Blue Demons cruised to an 84-60 victory over Chicago State Thursday to improve to 5-1, the team’s best start since the 2009-2010 season where they also started 5-1 under...

DePaul men’s basketball improves to 2-0 with 80-62 win over Drake

Matthew Paras

November 18, 2014

There would be no meltdown this time. Guard Billy Garrett Jr. scored 15 points, Henry had 13 and the Blue Demons shot 55 percent to secure a comfortable 80-62 win over Drake in DePaul’s first home game at Allstate Arena for the season. DePaul (2-0) controlled the game throughout after blowing a...

Breaking out: A thinner Tommy Hamilton of DePaul men’s basketball could be a force

Breaking out: A thinner Tommy Hamilton of DePaul men's basketball could be a force

Matthew Paras

November 9, 2014

Sacrifice. That’s the word a noticeably slimmer Tommy Hamilton used to describe his journey in losing more than 30 pounds over the course of six months.  The 6-foot-10 forward was 285 pounds at the end of last season in March. Read More »...

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