DEPAUL BLUE DEMONS NEWS

Rebounding margin drowns DePaul on senior day

This is a guest post by Tim Balk (@TimBalk). Balk is a freshman at Northwestern University studying journalism, and he writes with The Catch and Shoot’s Jesse Kramer at The Daily Northwestern. There was DePaul (12-18, 6-11 Big East), struggling early against No. 23 Butler (21-8, 11-5) at Allstate Arena on Saturday and getting bullied on the boards as coach Oliver Purnell bellowed...
Via The Catch and Shoot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Creighton Basketball: Big win for the Jays

Creighton faced off against the DePaul Blue Demons on Tuesday night. After a big game from James Milliken, the Bluejays came out on top, winning by 13 points. What does this win mean for Creighton as they try to finish off the end of a very disappointing season? Let’s see. Confidence With this win, the Bluejays are no longer last in the Big East. Marquette has taken over as the...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Creighton powers by DePaul, 75-62

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) James Milliken scored 18 points, including 9 of 10 at the line, to help Creighton beat DePaul, 75-62, on Tuesday night. Creighton led by as many as 13 in the first half, but DePaul roared back in the second frame, cutting its deficit to two on a Forrest Robinson 3-pointer with 6:57 left. That turned out to be the Blue Demons' last gasp, however. The Bluejays...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

DePaul Bench Does Field Goal Kick Celebration

Georgetown may have won the game Saturday night against the DePaul, but the Blue Demons may have had the best ‘play’ of the night… from the bench. DePaul forward Forrest Robinson caught fire scoring 11 straight points for the Blue Demons in the second half, including three three pointers. After his third three the DePaul bench, who is known for its celebrations, ran an imaginary...
Via KCM Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

DePaul-Butler Preview

Butler didn't have much success establishing Hinkle Fieldhouse as a home-court advantage in its first season in the Big East, but lately conference opponents are getting a good idea of how tough it can be to win in the historic venue. The 22nd-ranked Bulldogs continue a home-heavy stretch Saturday against surprisingly improved DePaul looking to win five straight overall and five...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

DePaul drops second straight at Providence

After starting its three-game road trip on a high note with a win at Seton Hall last week, DePaul (11-11, 5-4 Big East) fell for the second straight time away from home Thursday afternoon at Providence (16-5, 6-2). The Blue Demons got off to a slow start and made a late-push in the second half, but the Friars held them off 83-72 thanks to a triple-double from sophomore point guard Kris...
Via The Catch and Shoot
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Oregon State Is The DePaul Of The West… Only Better

This is becoming a special college basketball season for a number of programs that, in recent years, have known nothing other than misery. Teams that have slogged through hopeless seasons over the past half-decade are finally beginning to dig out of a cave and rediscover what it means to live in the light. Two of the foremost examples of programs that have, at long last, managed...
Via Bloguin Best
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Oregon State Is The DePaul Of The West… Only Better

This is becoming a special college basketball season for a number of programs that, in recent years, have known nothing other than misery. Teams that have slogged through hopeless seasons over the past half-decade are finally beginning to dig out of a cave and rediscover what it means to live in the light. Two of the foremost examples of programs that have, at long last, managed...
Via The Student Section
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Plethora of close games teaches DePaul fine line between winning and losing

DePaul has not played exceptionally well despite an exceptional start — at least by DePaul’s standards — in the Big East. The Blue Demons have played fine and better than expected considering they ended non-conference play with a six-game losing streak that included losses to Illinois State, Ohio and Loyola Marymount. But their overall play is not indicative of a team that...
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January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

DePaul upsets St. John’s in overtime thriller

DePaul turned on the jets in the second half, scoring 42 points to erase a double-digit deficit and force overtime against St. John’s. In the extra period, the Blue Demons outlasted the Red Storm for a 71-67 victory. “It was a similar game to all of our home wins,” DePaul coach Oliver Purnell said. “It was similar to our home loss to Georgetown. If you take care of the...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

DePaul beats St. John's in OT after erasing 11-point deficit

  Myke Henry scored 19 and grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds to help DePaul overcome an 11-point second-half deficit and beat St. John's 71-67 in overtime on Sunday. Billy Garrett Jr. made 13 of 13 free throws and finished with a season-high 20 points for DePaul (10-9, 4-2 Big East), which already has its most conference wins since the 2007-08 season. Aaron Simpson added a career...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

DePaul Rallies to Beat St. John’s 71-67

Rosemont, IL — It was the tale of two halves for the DePaul Blue Demons. Billy Garrett Jr. led all scorers with 20 points. as DePaul ended their two-game skid in Big East competition, rallying to beat the St. John’s Red Storm 71-67 in overtime. The Red Storm opened up the game with a 5-0 […] The post DePaul Rallies to Beat St. John’s 71-67 appeared first on The Outside Analysis.
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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

DePaul comes backs, beats St. John's 71-67 in OT

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) Myke Henry scored 19 and grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds to help DePaul overcome an 11-point second-half deficit and beat St. John's 71-67 in overtime on Sunday. Billy Garrett Jr. made 13 of 13 free throws and finished with a season-high 20 points for DePaul (10-9, 4-2 Big East), which already has its most conference wins since the 2007-08 season. Aaron Simpson...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: DePaul’s Bench Is Pretty Pumped About A Big Three-Pointer By Myke Henry

The DePaul Blue Demons are just 9-9 this season, but don’t accuse them of not having fun. The team’s bench has been making waves with some great celebrations after big shots over the last few games, and today’s close game with St. John’s is no exception. After guard Myke Henry hit a big three to tie the game at 45, the bench decided to ride the train. DePaul is hanging in...
Via College Spun
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Hrynko lifts DePaul to 84-75 OT win over St. John's women

NEW YORK (AP) Brittany Hrynko scored 25 points to help DePaul beat St. John's 84-75 in overtime on Friday in front of the first sellout crowd in Red Storm women's basketball history. DePaul (13-5, 5-1 Big East) scored the first seven points of the extra session to take an 80-73 lead and St. John's (13-5, 4-2) couldn't recover. This game was a rematch of last season's Big East tournament...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

DePaul women's coach Doug Bruno gets contract extension to 2020

  DePaul has extended women's basketball coach Doug Bruno's contract through the 2019-20 season. The school announced the one-year extension on Wednesday. Bruno has coached at the school for 29 years and won 572 games at his alma mater. The Blue Demons have reached the NCAA tournament each of the past 12 seasons. Last year, they won the Big East regular season and conference tournament...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

DePaul gives women's hoops coach Bruno extension to 2020

CHICAGO (AP) DePaul has extended women's basketball coach Doug Bruno's contract through the 2019-20 season. The school announced the one-year extension on Wednesday. Bruno has coached at the school for 29 years and won 572 games at his alma mater. The Blue Demons have reached the NCAA tournament each of the past 12 seasons. Last year, they won the Big East regular season and conference...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Rapid Reaction: Georgetown 78, DePaul 72

ROSEMONT, Ill. — DePaul tried to continue its impressive yet surprising start to Big East play Tuesday, but the Blue Demons lost to Georgetown in a close battle, 78-72. Here are The Catch and Shoot’s reactions and thoughts: —DePaul didn’t die, but it missed several key chances late in the game. After going toe to toe with Georgetown for most of the game and leading for 15...
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January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Hrynko, No. 25 DePaul run past Georgetown, 105-85

WASHINGTON (AP) Brittany Hrynko scored a career-high 42 points and had seven assists to lead No. 25 DePaul women past Georgetown 105-85 on Sunday. Hrynko made 17 of 31 field goals, including 5 of 11 from 3-point range, and had five steals. DePaul (10-5, 2-1 Big East), which cracked the 100-point plateau for the second time this season and came into the game averaging 88.6 points...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Leer, Coyer lift Villanova past DePaul 79-76 in OT

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) Emily Leer scored 25 points, Caroline Coyer added a career-high 23 to lead Villanova to a 79-76 upset of No. 25 DePaul in overtime on Friday. Leer's layup with three seconds left in regulation forced the overtime and then the Wildcats (6-7, 1-1 Big East) held the Blue Demons (9-5, 1-1) to two free throws in overtime. Brittany Hrynko made DePaul's last field goal...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: UConn’s Breanna Stewart Back To Being Herself

UConn F Breanna Stewart (30) fights for position against DePaul G Brittany Hyrnko (12) as she awaits a pass from Moriah Jefferson (4) in the second half at Webster Bank Arena. The past four games or so, UConn Huskies women’s basketball All-American Breanna Stewart hadn’t quite been herself. Sure the team was winning, but Stewart wasn’t being Stewart. The one that was aggressive...
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December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Doug Bruno Says UConn Women Are “Best Team in Country”

DePaul head coach Doug Bruno argues a call in the first half during the game with UConn at Webster Bank Arena. After his team was beat 98-64 by the UConn Huskies, DePaul Blue Demons women’s basketball head coach Doug Bruno said that the Huskies are the best team in the country and the national championship runs through Storrs, CT. Watch and/or listen below as Bruno talks about...
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December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: UConn Women Shake Off Early Rust To Rout DePaul, 98-64

UConn F Breanna Stewart (30) puts up a jumper against the DePaul Blue Demons in the first half at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, CT on December 19, 2014. Judging by the score at the first television timeout, you wouldn’t have thought that Friday night’s game between the UConn Huskies women’s basketball team and the DePaul Blue Demons would have been a blowout. The Huskies...
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December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 2 UConn women beat No. 25 DePaul 98-64

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) Breanna Stewart scored 25 points and No. 2 UConn returned from a 13-day break to rout No. 25 DePaul 98-64 on Friday night. Kia Nurse had 19 points and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis added 16 points and nine rebounds for UConn (7-1). Morgan Tuck and Gabby Williams each had 14 points. Brittany Hrynko led DePaul (7-4) with 14 points. Jessica January and Megan Rogowski...
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December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

DePaul Uphends Milwaukee 83-61

Rosemont, IL — Myke Henry and the DePaul Blue Demons (6-1) were not very neighborly to their visitors of 90 mile north, the Milwaukee Panthers (4-5). The junior swingman scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half of a 83-61 victory. He also grabbed rebounds in a rout. Suffocating man-to-man defense and a […] The post DePaul Uphends Milwaukee 83-61 appeared first on The Outside Analysis.
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December 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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