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Caprice Smith begins coaching career at DePaul

Caprice Smith drives to the basket against Northwestern. Smith was hired by DePaul to be the women's basketball team's video coordinator.

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 was already filled.  A couple of years later, however, another possible opening appeared in Bruno’...

Women’s basketball adds two Big Ten transfers

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

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 and is immediately eligible while freshman Allen will have to sit a year without playing. ...

D-Men Roundtable: DePaul men’s 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 basketball teams on opposite end of tight games

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

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 40 minutes. But, like DePaul fans have become accustomed to, the Blue Demons committed a  foul with 1...

D-Men Roundtable: Episode 9

DePaul's Paul Reed and Providence's Alpha Diallo fight for the ball in the first half.

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 start to the season during non-conference play.

D-Men Roundtable: Episode 8

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

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 team still isn't ranked despite its recent successes.

D-Men Roundtable: Episode 7

D-Men Roundtable: Episode 7

Ryan Gilroy, Staff Photographer

December 10, 2019

DePaul women’s basketball adds first two recruits to 2020 class

Head coach Doug Bruno talking to sophomore guard Lexi Held on the sideline of Monday night's win over Drexel at McGrath-Phillips Arena.

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

Two more additions to Doug Bruno’s DePaulBall system were announced on Wednesday. The DePaul women’s basketball team announced the official signing of two recruits from the western suburbs of Chicago: Darrione Rogers of Lake Park West High School in Roselle, IL and Kendall Holmes of Benet Academy...

D-Men Roundtable: Can DePaul men’s basketball continue to succeed after Iowa?

DePaul junior forward Paul Reet drives to the basket in the first half against Iowa at the Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Blue Demons won the game 93-78.

Ryan Gilroy, Staff Photographer

November 13, 2019   DePaul men's basketball has the talent to succeed – but does the team have the coach and athletic director it needs? On this week's episode of D-Men Roundtable,...

Blue Demons handle Drexel, advance to semi-final of Preseason WNIT

Guard Dee Bekelja dribbles into the lane against Drexel. Bekelja came off the bench to score 7 points for the Blue Demons.

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

November 11, 2019

Sometimes a player can show in a quarter what they’ve worked for for years.  That was the story of the first quarter of Monday night’s Preseason WNIT second-round between DePaul and Drexel where Sonya Morris matched her career-high for points in a game in only ten minutes of action when she had 13 poi...

DePaul women’s basketball handles Miami, starts season 1-0

Sophomore Jolene Daninger takes the ball in against Miami (OH), Daninger came off the bench to score 14 points.

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 8, 2019

DePaul's women’s basketball team opened up their season on Friday night against Miami (OH) in the first round of the Preseason WNIT at Wintrust Arena. The reigning Big East tournament champions came out of the gates running, with their classic full-court press and openness to the 3-point shot. The Blue D...

Oral history: 2019 Big East championship game

Lexi Held and Chante Stonewall celebrate after Stonewall hit a game-winning shot in the 2019 Big East championship game on March 12 at Wintrust Arena.

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

October 28, 2019

The Women’s basketball team has competed for the Big East championship for the past six years since conference realignment. In the past three seasons, they have gone to the tournament championship three times, winning two of them. On March 12, 2019, DePaul faced Marquette University in the finals at Wintru...

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