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New wave of talent looks to lead women’s basketball into future

New wave of talent looks to lead women’s basketball into future

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

May 20, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

While a lot of the attention is being placed on the DePaul men’s basketball team and their incoming recruiting class, women’s basketball head coach Doug Bruno has made sure to strengthen and improve his roster once again with four new signing and two transfers. Bruno has coined the term “DePaulBall” d...

College helps prepare Millender for professional career

College helps prepare Millender for professional career

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Ashton Millender’s tenure playing college basketball at DePaul might have come to an end on March 23 in a heartbreaking NCAA Tournament loss against Missouri State, but her professional career is just getting started. Standing at 5-feet-8-inches, the fifth-year senior guard from Glenwood, Illinois ...

Freshmen duo showing they belong

Freshmen duo showing they belong

Lawrence Kraymer, Assistant Sports Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women’s basketball has been a perennial powerhouse in the NCAA for years. Having won six consecutive Big East regular-season championships and two straight Big East tournament championships, DePaul head coach Doug Bruno has created a program that attracts some of the best young players in the...

Rebekah Dahlman’s impact felt in her return to Blue Demon roster

Rebekah Dahlman’s impact felt in her return to Blue Demon roster

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

No matter the circumstance, a win stands as a win in the record books for the women’s basketball team and head coach Doug Bruno. However, that doesn’t quite mean that everything is set in stone. Coming off a 73-64 home victory against Green Bay in their season opener on Friday night, the Blue Demon...

DePaul’s quarterback returns for junior year

DePaul’s quarterback returns for junior year

Lawrence Kreymer, Assistant Sports Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball Preview 2018-2019, Sports

In most team sports there is usually one specific position that is most imperative for a successful future. In football it’s the quarterback, considered the most important position in all of sports; in hockey it’s the goalie and in basketball it’s the point guard, also known as the floor general....

Little details the focus as women’s basketball eyes big season

Little details the focus as women’s basketball eyes big season

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

After appearing in their 16th straight NCAA Tournament and winning the third most games in school history, the goals are once again incredibly high for DePaul Women’s Basketball. With a veteran-laden team headlined featuring seniors Rebekah Dahlman, Mart’e Grays, Ashton Millender and Tanita Allen,...

Another challenging schedule awaits women’s basketball

Another challenging schedule awaits women’s basketball

Cristhian Plasencia, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Sports

When the DePaul women’s basketball schedule came out last week it was no surprise that the Blue Demons once again have another grueling schedule ahead of them. DePaul will face some of the best teams in college basketball this season, especially in the non-conference slate where they will host defe...

Women’s Basketball takes memorable trip abroad

Women’s Basketball takes memorable trip abroad

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

September 17, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

After many hours in the classroom, the DePaul women’s basketball team set off for an 11-day this past summer trip through France and Italy to learn about the life and works of St. Vincent de Paul and Louise de Marillac. The trip was led by DePaul’s Secretary and Vice President for Mission and Minis...

Styles change, but “Bruno Ball” remains

Styles change, but “Bruno Ball” remains

Brenden Welper, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Long before the Golden State Warriors dominated the NBA, Doug Bruno and his DePaul Blue Demons experienced success with a unique style of play that they continue to use today. “DePaul Ball,” a term coined by television analyst LaChina Robinson, emphasizes 3-point shooting, floor spacing and an ...

Unsung hero reflects on time at DePaul

Unsung hero reflects on time at DePaul

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's Sports

Throughout the year, DePaul head coach Doug Bruno has consistently acknowledged senior guard Lauren Prochaska as the “unsung hero” of this year’s team. Although Prochaska may not lead the team in scoring, her presence is felt by her skill in setting up her teammates. This year she is joint seco...

Grays named Big East Player of the Week

Grays named Big East Player of the Week

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

February 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

It seems fitting that during a week when the DePaul Blue Demon women's basketball team (18-6; 10-2 Big East) went 3-0 and vaulted to the top of the Big East standings, that one of their players would earn the Big East Player of the Week designation. Junior forward Mart'e Grays averaged 17 points and...

DePaul caps off home stand with 81-47 win over Providence

DePaul caps off home stand with 81-47 win over Providence

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Blue Demons (18-6, 10-2 Big East) capped off a three-game home stand on Sunday afternoon by blowing out the Providence Friars (9-16, 2-11 Big East) 81-47 to move one game ahead of the Marquette Golden Eagles atop the Big East standings.  Rim awareness on both the defensive and offense glass carried th...

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