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COLUMN: Winning games will keep fans coming back to Wintrust, not concessions or parking

DePaul and Creighton players warm up with just under 20 minutes until gametime Monday night at Wintrust Arena. The Blue Demons won the game 80-69. Alexa Sandler | The DePaulia

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

February 3, 2020

When Providence came to Chicago on Jan. 4 to face DePaul at Wintrust Arena, the Friars’ head coach Ed Cooley had sparkling things to say about the newly-opened stadium during his press conference. Cooley expressed his admiration for Wintrust after his team won 66-65, speaking on the aesthetics and ...

Wintrust attendance sees slight uptick, falls short of debut season

A section of the DePaul crowd during the Blue Demons’ 65-60 victory over Texas Tech on Dec. 4 at Wintrust Arena.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

January 26, 2020

With DePaul now in its third season at Wintrust Arena, attendance numbers during the non-conference slate of games are up from last season, but still fall short from the marks set in their first season at Wintrust, according to documents obtained by The DePaulia via Freedom of Information Act. Through t...

Welcome to WIN-Trust

DePaul’s previous two home losses came by a combined two points prior to beating Marquette on Saturday for DePaul’s  annual Blue Demon Week game.
 
(Mason Rippel | The DePaulia)

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 26, 2018

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 Big East) traded blows down the stretch as the contingents of fans with conflicting rooting interests packed into a...

Concessions at DePaul’s New Wintrust Arena

Concessions at DePaul's New Wintrust Arena

Andrew Hattersley

November 10, 2017

After 36 years at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, the Blue Demons finally opened up their new arena in the South Loop just next to McCormick Place on Cermak Avenue. The arena has already held some events including a Bob Dylan and Chicago concert, exhibition games against IU Northwest a week prior to...

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