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The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Head coach Doug Bruno yelling out to his players during the game against Marquette in 2020.

DePaul women’s basketball looks to bounce back next year after disappointing end to 2020-21 season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor May 31, 2021

Winning has become a staple of the DePaul women’s basketball program. At this point, it’s an expectation that the Blue Demons will win at least 75 percent of their regular-season games.  For 18...

 DePaul sophomore forward Jorie Allen is looking to grab a rebound against Seton Hall on Feb. 15 at Wintrust Arena.

From Indiana to DePaul: Jorie Allen just beginning to make her mark at Lincoln Park

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor March 7, 2021

For some basketball players, they are the first in their family to play in college. But sophomore forward Jorie Allen is continuing her family’s basketball legacy.  Allen, who is a starter on the...

 DePaul senior guard Deja Church looks to take a charge against Marquette on Wednesday at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul gets back to winning ways after concerning two-game losing streak

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor February 28, 2021

The DePaul Blue Demons snapped their two-game losing streak when they beat the Providence Friars, 75-49. The win put a nice cap on what was an otherwise frustrating week. Prior to the win against Providence,...

DePaul freshman guard Darrione Rogers stays in front of a Villanova player on Jan. 4 at Wintrust Arena.

Darrione Rogers starting to gain confidence in her freshman season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor January 10, 2021

For some freshmen, it takes time before they can settle into a new environment and truly feel comfortable playing with a new team. But for DePaul freshman guard Darrione Rogers, the “settling in”...

Six DePaul players took a knee during the national anthem on Saturday at Wintrust Arena.

‘I kneel for the lives lost’: Women’s sports continue to lead the charge in fighting social injustice

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor December 2, 2020

2020 has seen men’s sports begin to embrace social justice movements and try to bring attention to issues like police brutality and racial inequality in America. Following the killing of George Floyd...

DePaul sophomore guard Sonya Morris dribbles past a defender on Tuesday at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul slots in at No. 19 in Preseason AP Top-25 poll, Sonya Morris chosen for shooting guard watch list

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor November 10, 2020

The DePaul women’s basketball program has established itself as one of the most premier and consistent teams in the country for nearly two decades now.  So it’s no wonder that the Blue Demons came...

Caprice Smith drives to the basket against Northwestern. Smith was hired by DePaul to be the womens basketball teams video coordinator.

Caprice Smith begins coaching career at DePaul

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor September 13, 2020

Caprice Smith has had an aspiration to coach at DePaul for multiple years. But when she reached out to women’s basketball coach Doug Bruno a couple of years ago to inquire about an opening, the spot...

DePaul head coach Doug Bruno talks with Creighton head coach Jim Flanery on March 12, 2019 at Wintrust Arena

Women’s basketball adds two Big Ten transfers

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor April 20, 2020

The DePaul women’s basketball team is adding two transfers to the program with 6’2” forward Courtney Fredrickson from Wisconsin and 6’1” Jorie Allen from Indiana. Fredrickson is a graduate transfer...

D-Men Roundtable: DePaul mens basketball beats No. 5 Butler

D-Men Roundtable: DePaul men’s basketball beats No. 5 Butler

Ryan Gilroy, Copy Editor & Staff Photographer January 20, 2020

On a special episode of D-Men Roundtable, The DePaulia discusses the men's basketball team's upset win over Butler over the weekend, then the women's team's win.

DePaul senior guard Jalen Coleman-Lands walks off the court after a 74-69 loss to Buffalo on Dec. 8 at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul basketball teams on opposite end of tight games

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor January 12, 2020

The DePaul men’s basketball team hosted Providence on Jan. 4 in search of their first Big East win of the year, a game that saw the  Blue Demons play a tight game with the Friars throughout the entire...

DePauls Paul Reed and Providences Alpha Diallo fight for the ball in the first half.

D-Men Roundtable: Episode 9

Ryan Gilroy, Copy Editor January 10, 2020 In this week's episode of D-Men Roundtable, The DePaulia's sports desk discusses the men's basketball team's recent losses after an initial strong...

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

D-Men Roundtable: Episode 8

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...

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