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The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Villanova head coach Jay Wright stunned the college basketball world with his decision to retire on Wednesday.

Villanova coach Jay Wright announces decision to retire

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor-in-Chief April 21, 2022

Jay Wright, a Hall of Fame inductee in 2021, is retiring from coaching after 21 seasons at Villanova, he announced Wednesday night.  Wright's retirement at the age of 60 was unexpected and sent shock...

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

DePaul’s upset bid falls short in overtime against Villanova

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...

DePaul mens 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...

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

Poor shooting dooms DePaul in loss to Friars

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’...

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...

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 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...

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...

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)

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

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. It was their first conference loss of the season in which...

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...

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