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DePaul’s upset bid falls short in overtime against Villanova

Villanova's Collin Gillespie dives for a loose ball with DePaul's Charlie Moore during the second half in their game on Tuesday night in Villanova, Pa. Villanova won 79-75 in overtime.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

January 15, 2020

DePaul and Villanova have faced each other 18 times since the last time the Blue Demons knocked off the Wildcats back in 2008 when DePaul still played at Allstate Arena. In those 18 meetings, Villanova has won each game by an average of 15 points with none of them coming close to being a “classic.”...

DePaul men’s soccer settles for 0-0 against Villanova

DePaul men's soccer settles for 0-0 against Villanova

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

September 21, 2019

Entering year two in Big East play under head coach Mark Plotkin, DePaul looked to begin conference play the same way they did last season: picking up all three points. Instead, the Blue Demons and the Wildcats were forced to settle for a 0-0 draw after 110 minutes of action at Wish Field on Friday....

Poor shooting dooms DePaul in loss to Friars

Sophomore forward Paul Reed and senior forward Femi Olujobi look on during DePaul's loss to Butler on Jan. 16 at Wintrust Arena.

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

January 28, 2019

Despite only leading for 37 seconds, DePaul (11-8; 3-5 Big East) suffered yet another close loss, 70-67, Sunday afternoon as Providence (13-7; 3-4 Big East) held off the Blue Demons who at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. DePaul fell to 1-2 on an all-important three-game road trip to Seton Hall, Mar...

Senior day showdown: Four teams fight for two spots in Big East Tournament

Senior day showdown: Four teams fight for two spots in Big East Tournament

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

October 22, 2018

DePaul came into the game on Sunday in a precarious situation, a must-win game game against Villanova and senior day on their minds. With only two games left in the regular season, four teams found themselves separated by only a point for the last spot in the Big East tournament starting next week....

Big East Tournament: Villanova stomps Butler to set up third meeting with DePaul women’s basketball

Matthew Paras

March 9, 2015

Villanova raced out to a 12-0 lead against Butler and it was smooth sailing from there on out. Katerhine Coyer scored 16 points and Alex Louin had 15 as No. 3 seed Villanova set up a third meeting with DePaul women's basketball Sunday with a 70-49 win over Butler at Allstate Arena. Villanova (19-12)...

DePaul women’s basketball prevails 49-47 over Villanova

Matthew Paras

February 2, 2015

Each time DePaul head coach Doug Bruno faces Villanova head coach Harry Perretta, Bruno said he has to decide whether his team will play either fast or slow. Under Perretta, the Wildcats are a team that can dictate the tempo by slowing it down and eating up most of the shot clock. Read More »...

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...

Turnovers cost DePaul men’s basketball at Villanova 84-61

Forward Tommy Hamilton led DePaul with 12 points, but DePaul fell to Villanova 84-61 for their first loss in the Big East. (Andy Crip | AP)

Ben Gartland

January 11, 2015

In a game where DePaul needed everything to go right, it seemed as if nothing could go their way as they fell to the Villanova Wildcats, 84-61. Read More »...

Turnovers doom DePaul men’s basketball as they fall to Villanova 81-64

Ben Gartland

January 10, 2015

In a game where DePaul needed everything to go right, it seemed as if nothing could go their way as they fell to the Villanova Wildcats 84-61. It was their first conference loss of the season in which DePaul had started 3-0 for the first time since 1991. Billy Garret Jr. opened up the scoring with...

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