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DePaul women’s basketball turns to season ahead after abrupt end to 2019-2020

DePaul's women's basketball team celebrates after winning the 2020 Big East Tournament.

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

April 30, 2020

Building a team and building a program are two completely different ideas. These are two ideas that DePaul women’s basketball deals with every season as they continue their 17 straight NCAA tournament streak while retooling each season to adjust for key losses.  Last season, the team graduated Ashton Mille...

D-Men Roundtable: Episode 8

Head coach Doug Bruno reacts to a play during the first half, the Blue Demons were outscored 55-29 in the first twenty minutes.

Ryan Gilroy, Staff Photographer

December 19, 2019

On the latest episode of D-Men Roundtable, The DePaulia discusses the women's basketball game against UConn. Then we look at the men's team's double-header on Saturday. Finally, we talk about why the men's team still isn't ranked despite its recent successes.

UConn will return to the Big East starting in 2020

UConn will return to the Big East starting in 2020

Dan McDaid, Contributing Writer

October 7, 2019

If you want to be the best, you have to beat the best. That will be the case for DePaul women’s basketball, and the other nine teams in the Big East when the University of Connecticut rejoins the conference in 2020.  UConn women’s basketball is known to be one of the most dominant programs in college...

DePaul women trounced 91-46 by Connecticut

Jack Higgins

December 1, 2016

The Blue Demons (5-1)  were handed their first loss 91-46 in their toughest game of the season so far against number 2 ranked University of Connecticut (6-0). Connecticut got going early in the first first and outpaced DePaul by scoring 14 of their first 19 point of the fast break. This is a cha...

No. 1 UConn makes second half push to top No. 18 DePaul women’s basketball

DePaul guard Jessica January (14) passes it to forward Mart'e Grays (35) while being defended by UConn forward Breanna Stewart. DePaul lost 86-70 Wednesday against No. 1 UConn. (Josh Leff | The DePaulia)

Matthew Paras

December 2, 2015

Doug Bruno and Geno Auriemma have been around basketball long enough to understand that relationships can’t be formed overnight. Read More »...

Doug Bruno asks for DePaul women’s basketball to be “ultra competitive” against UConn

Matthew Paras

December 1, 2015

Doug Bruno left Waco, Texas with a better idea of what his team needed to do against one of the best teams in the country. The DePaul women’s basketball head coach saw his team lose to No. 4 Baylor 86-72 on Nov. 22 and communicated his concerns to the Blue Demons. Read More »...

Connecticut trounces DePaul Women’s Basketball 98-64

Connecticut trounces DePaul Women's Basketball 98-64

Ben Gartland

December 20, 2014

In September, Connecticut women’s basketball head coach Geno Auriemma and DePaul head coach Doug Bruno helped lead the United States women’s basketball team to the gold medal at the FIBA World Championships. Friday night, it was back to business for the old Big East coaching rivals as No. 2 Connecticut downed No. 25 DePaul 98-64 in Bridgeport. DePaul dropped to...

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