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Chicago Weekly Awards, Feb. 27

Every week for the 2016-17 season, The Catch and Shoot will name a Player of the Week, Freshman of the Week, Team of the Week and Game of the Week among the five Division I schools in the Chicago area. Here are the winners for the 15th week of the season (Feb. 20-Feb. 26): Player of the Week Tarkus Ferguson, UIC Ferguson flirted with a triple-double shy twice last week while averaging...
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1 day ago

January sparks No. 19 DePaul women past Georgetown, 79-70

CHICAGO (AP) Jessica January posted a triple double as the No. 19 DePaul women closed out the regular season by holding off Georgetown 79-70 on Sunday. Playing her final home game, January scored 16 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and dished out 10 assists. The preseason Big East Conference Player of the Year injured her hand in the conference opener and returned Saturday to score...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

DePaul Loses Heartbreaker to Seton Hall

ROSEMONT, IL- After upsetting Georgetown earlier this week, the DePaul Blue Demons (9-20, 2-14 Big East) were hoping to start a new winning streak when they took the court against Seton Hall (18-10, 8-8) on Saturday afternoon. Unfortunately that didn’t work in their favor as they fell at home to the Pirates by the score of 82-79. The Demons started off strong in the first half...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago

No. 19 DePaul blasts Villanova behind Schulte in 77-50 win

CHICAGO (AP) Brooke Schulte scored 17 points, and senior standout Jessica January scored 13 for DePaul in her first game action since December, to lead No. 19 DePaul to a 77-50 win over Villanova Friday. Jacqui Grant scored 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for DePaul (23-6, 15-2), which moved a half-game up on Creighton (14-2) in the Big East. The Blue Demons entered the game...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Garrett's free throws end DePaul's 10-game losing streak

WASHINGTON (AP) Billy Garrett made two free throws with 0.2 seconds left and DePaul beat Georgetown 67-65 on Wednesday night to snap a 10-game losing streak. DePaul's Eli Cain made a steal and fed Tre'Darius McCallum for a fastbreak basket to tie the game at 65 before Jessie Govan airballed a 3-pointer out of bounds for Georgetown, setting up Garrett's full-court sprint to the...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Butler preys on struggling DePaul in 82-66 win

INDIANAPOLIS -- Nate Fowler scored 15 points and Kelan Martin added 14 points and eight rebounds Sunday as No. 24 Butler blew out DePaul 82-66. The Bulldogs (21-6, 10-5 Big East) won their second straight and retained their hold on second place in the conference standings. Eli Cain had 24 points for DePaul (8-19, 1-13), which has lost 10 straight. Joe Hanel had 10 points. DePaul...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

King, Marquette women cruise to 96-81 win over No. 17 DePaul

MILWAUKEE (AP) Danielle King had a career-high 28 points on 11-of-13 shooting on Sunday, Natisha Hiedeman and Erika Davenport scored 19 points apiece and Marquette beat No. 17 DePaul 96-81 to sweep the season series and win its third game in a row overall. King, whose previous career best of 27 points came in Marquette's 102-101 overtime win over the Blue Demons on Jan. 21, added...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 24 Butler defense shuts down DePaul in 82-66 win

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Nate Fowler scored 15 points and Kelan Martin added 14 points and eight rebounds Sunday as No. 24 Butler blew out DePaul 82-66. The Bulldogs (21-6, 10-5 Big East) won their second straight and retained their hold on second place in the conference standings. Eli Cain had 24 points for DePaul (8-19, 1-13), which has lost 10 straight. Joe Hanel had 10 points. ...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brunson leads No. 2 Villanova past last-place DePaul, 75-62

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) Jalen Brunson scored 18 points, Josh Hart had 16 and No. 2 Villanova beat lowly DePaul 75-62 on Monday night. Brunson, a former Illinois prep star from nearby Lincolnshire, went 4 for 8 from the field and 8 for 9 at the free throw line in the Wildcats' sixth straight victory. Mikal Bridges added 15 points, and Kris Jenkins finished with 13. Villanova (25-2...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 18 DePaul women win 6th straight 92-62 over Butler

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Brooke Schulte scored 23 points with 11 rebounds, five assists and three steals and No. 18 Butler cruised to its sixth-straight win on Sunday, 92-62 over Butler. Amarah Coleman added 18 points and Chante Stonewall had a career-high 15 off the bench for the Blue Demons (22-5, 14-1), who have won 16 of their last 17. Schulte, Jacqui Grant, Coleman and Lauren...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Schulte's 15 leads No. 18 DePaul women past Xavier 70-43

CINCINNATI (AP) Brooke Schulte scored 15 points as No. 18 DePaul got off to a quick start and rolled to a 70-43 win over Xavier on Friday night. Jacqui Grant added 12 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks for the Blue Demons (21-5, 13-1 Big East), who won their fifth straight. Chante Stonewall had 11 points and Kelly Campbell 10 and Lauren Prochaska had a career-high 10 assists...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 23 Creighton looks to rebound vs. DePaul

Three conference losses in five games have made a Big East regular season championship a harder reach for No. 23 Creighton. The Bluejays (20-4, 7-4) still have seven league games to play starting with Saturday's contest against DePaul at Allstate Arena, but they stand 2 1/2 games behind first-place Villanova, one behind second-place Xavier and one-half game in back of Butler (8...
Via FOX Sports
17 days ago

Bluiett leads No. 24 Xavier to 72-61 win over DePaul

CINCINNATI (AP) Trevon Bluiett scored 20 points, and No. 24 Xavier overcame its sloppy passing and pulled away to its fourth straight victory, 72-61 over DePaul on Wednesday night. The Musketeers (18-6, 8-3 Big East) kept it close with 19 turnovers, a symptom of their lack of depth at point guard. RaShid Gaston dominated the closing minutes of the first half as Xavier finally...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 17 DePaul women grab season-high 61 rebounds in victory

CHICAGO (AP) Brooke Schulte scored 22 points and pulled down 12 of DePaul's season-high 61 rebounds and the No. 17 Blue Demons defeated Seton Hall 86-60 on Sunday for its 20th victory. Tanita Allen added 19 points, Amarah Coleman 17 and Jacqui Grant 11 points and 14 rebounds for the Blue Demons (20-5, 12-1 Big East), who rolled to their 14th win in 15 games. DePaul made up for...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 17 DePaul women win 3rd straight, beat St John's 54-51

CHICAGO (AP) Brooke Schulte had a double-double to help No. 17 DePaul overcome its second-worst shooting performance of the season in a 54-51 win over St. John's on Friday night. Schulte was 9-of-17 shooting, hit all three of DePaul's 3-pointers, scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. The rest of the Blue Demons (19-5, 11-1 Big East) combined to shoot 17 percent and miss all...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgetown squeaks past DePaul 76-73

DePaul has not defeated Georgetown in a regular season matchup since 1994. On Tuesday, the streak nearly ended, but a Tre’Darius McCallum 3-pointer to send the game to overtime was off the mark as the Hoyas prevailed with a 76-73 victory. The Hoyas (13-10, 4-6 Big East) started the game off on a 10-0 run, and following a Rodney Pryor 3-pointer, with 18:15 left in the first half...
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27 days ago

Georgetown squeaks past DePaul 86-83

DePaul has not defeated Georgetown in a regular season matchup since 1994. On Tuesday, the streak nearly ended, but a Tre’Darius McCallum 3-pointer to send the game to overtime was off the mark as the Hoyas prevailed with a 76-73 victory. The Hoyas (13-10, 4-6 Big East) started the game off on a 10-0 run, and following a Rodney Pryor 3-pointer, with 18:15 left in the first half...
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27 days ago

No. 21 DePaul women top Providence to sweep 2-game road trip

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Kelly Campbell made five 3-pointers and scored 16 points, Brooke Schulte had 14 points, 10 rebounds and four assists, and No. 21 DePaul beat Providence 64-55 on Sunday to sweep a two-game road trip. DePaul jumped out to a 15-9 lead in the first quarter after making five 3-pointers. Both teams shot 33.3 percent from the field in the first half but DePaul had...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 21 DePaul women top Creighton 60-56 in Big East showdown

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Brooke Schulte had 14 points and 10 rebounds and No. 21 DePaul beat Creighton 60-56 in a matchup of the Big East Conference's first-place teams going into Friday night. The Blue Demons (17-5, 9-1) closed the game on a 7-3 run with Lauren Prochaska's 3-pointer giving them the lead for good at 56-53 with 1:34 left. Audrey Faber brought the Blue Jays (14-6, 8-2)...
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January 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Marquette women rally, beat No. 19 DePaul 102-101 in OT

CHICAGO (AP) Danielle King had 27 points, Allazia Blockton scored 24 points and Marquette beat No. 19 DePaul 102-101 in overtime on Saturday night. Erika Davenport added 19 points for the Golden Eagles (16-4, 7-2 Big East) and scored the go-ahead basket on a layup that capped the scoring with 59 seconds left. Marquette's Shantelle Valentine stole it from Jacqui Grant with 38...
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January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Garrett's 3-point play lifts DePaul over Providence 64-63

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) Billy Garrett Jr. scored seven of his 14 points in the final 28 seconds and his 3-point play with 4.7 seconds left lifted DePaul over Providence 64-63 on Tuesday night, ending its five-game losing streak. Providence's long pass on an inbounds play was tipped away and Tre'Darius McCallum chased it down near the other baseline. Garrett got it in the backcourt...
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January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

No. 21 DePaul women beat St. John's in Maggie Dixon Classic

NEW YORK (AP) Brooke Schulte scored 21 points, Amarah Coleman added 15 and No. 21 DePaul beat St. John's 78-66 on Tuesday night in the Maggie Dixon Classic. DePaul was ahead 38-30 at halftime despite foul trouble from Schulte and Jacqui Grant. They each had four fouls entering the fourth quarter but the Blue Demons had a nice cushion after a 27-19 third quarter, helped by a 9...
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January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Allen's 30, Grant's 23 spark No. 23 DePaul women 96-65

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) Tanita Allen scored a career-high 30 points, Jacqui Grant had her fourth-straight double-double, and both had a career-best five 3-pointers and No. 23 DePaul won its seventh-straight game 96-65 over Seton Hall on Sunday. The Blue Demons (13-4, 5-0), off to their best start in league play in six years, took control early, making 7 of 12 3-pointers in the...
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January 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Schulte's career high lifts No. 23 DePaul women by Creighton

CHICAGO (AP) Brooke Schulte scored a career-high 30 points, Jacqui Grant had a double-double and No. 23 DePaul defeated Creighton 79-65 on Wednesday night in an early Big East showdown. Grant had 15 points and 12 rebounds for the Blue Demons (12-4, 4-0 Big East) and Chante Stonewall and Tanita Allen combined for 21 off the bench. Freshman Jaylyn Agnew led the Bluejays (9-5, 3...
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January 04, 2017  |  Discuss

No. 23 DePaul women use late surge to beat Providence 61-56

CHICAGO (AP) Brooke Schulte had 23 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer in a late 12-0 run and No. 23 DePaul rallied to defeat Providence 61-56 on Monday night. Allegra Botteghi's jumper at the 3:36 mark had the Friars on top 54-49. Tanita Allen responded with a 3 for the Blue Demons and Schulte hit her only trey with 1:49 to go. Amarah Coleman followed up with a layup at 1...
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January 02, 2017  |  Discuss
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