The Blue Demons missed the offensive firepower of senior guard Brandon Young as DePaul fell 78-56 to Arizona State at Allstate Arena on Friday night.
It’s a demonic battle between Devils and Demons as the Blue Demons take on the Sun Devils of Arizona State at Allstate Arena on Friday night. We preview the game in this report.
Lauren Douglas scored 26 points and Nia Coffey added 20 points and 10 rebounds and Northwestern upset No. 25 DePaul 82-79 on Sunday.
Northwestern (6-1) started the game with a 16-2 run at the opening buzzer, but DePaul followed-up with an 18-0 run and tied the score at 22. The Blue Demons led 36-30 at the break.
Northwestern caught DePaul (3-2) at four minutes into the second half...
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6 days ago
The Blue Demons take on the Beavers of Oregon State at Allstate Arena on Sunday afternoon. We preview the game in this report.
DePaul coach Doug Bruno wanted to play a more conservative style Tuesday night against No. 5 Notre Dame.
It didn't quite work out.
The 25th-ranked Blue Demons normally like to run, but Bruno didn't want to try playing at a fast pace against the Fighting Irish on their home court. DePaul declined to press and kept it close for a half before Notre Dame turned it on in the...
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11 days ago
As Natalie Achonwa put it, Tuesday was a good knee day.
In her second game back after knee surgery in late October, Achonwa had 17 points and eight rebounds to help No. 5 Notre Dame beat No. 25 DePaul 92-76 for its second victory over a ranked opponent this season.
After scoring only four points in 14 minutes against Penn on Saturday, Achonwa felt much more comfortable this time...
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11 days ago
Among the fraternity of college basketball coaches, reputations stick. A guy who can't win in the postseason is a guy who can't win in the postseason. A guy who can't recruit is a guy who can't recruit. A guy who develops NBA talent is a guy who develops NBA talent.
And for DePaul head coach Oliver Purnell, who comes into down-on-their-luck basketball programs and...
The Blue Demons take on the 14th ranked Wichita State Shockers in the CBE Hall of Fame Classic in Kansas City on Monday night. We hear from DePaul Coach Oliver Purnell and preview the game in this report.
CHICAGO - The DePaul women's basketball team scored three points in the first two minutes of Monday night's game versus the Illinois State Redbirds. The Blue Demons then scored 16 points in six minutes.
The Blue Demons take on the Milwaukee Panthers at Allstate Arena on Tuesday night. We preview the game in this report.
Southern Miss came into Allstate Arena on Wednesday night to upend the Blue Demons 75-68 in the first game of the year in Rosemont.
The Blue Demons take on the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles at Allstate Arena on Wednesday night. We preview the game in this report.
CHICAGO- DePaul's Brittany Hrynko played well in the Blue Demons' two exhibition games and in the first round of the Maggie Dixon Classic. But observers probably could not help wondering when Hrynko would explode. Those observers, and the Duquesne Dukes, got their answer Saturday night.
The Blue Demons started their 2013-14 season off on the right foot with a 96-58 drubbing of Grambling State in Lincoln Park on Saturday afternoon.
The Blue Demons take on the Grambling State Tigers in their season opener at McGrath-Phillips Arena on Saturday afternoon. We preview the game in this report.
The Blue Demons landed another prospect out of Maryland on Wednesday. DePaul really wanted another guard for 2014. They got their man in Jon Davis. We talk with the future Blue Demon in this report.
The Blue Demons take on the Lewis University Flyers in a pre-season exhibition at McGrath-Phillips Arena on Tuesday night. We preview the game in this report.
CHICAGO - All eyes will be on DePaul and the BIG EAST Conference as FOX Sports 1 televises the BIG EAST Tip-Off Party on Friday, Oct. 25. A festive evening is planned in Lincoln Park as the Blue Demons kick off the 2013-14 season.
On Friday night at McGrath-Phillips Arena, DePaul will be hosting the Big East Tip-Off Party, which will be televised nationwide on Fox Sports 1. The Blue Demons will also be hosting a number of recruits. Learn what one prospect has to say about his upcoming visit in this report.
DePaul is the women's basketball coaches' pick to win the first season of the new Big East.
The Blue Demons have three starters back, including preseason player of the year Brittany Hrynko, and received eight of the 10 first-place votes and 79 points on Wednesday.
Conference newcomer Creighton is second, picking up the other two first-place votes and 67 points. The Bluejays...
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October 16, 2013
DePaul junior forward Brittany Hrynko, last season's BIG EAST Co-Most Improved Player, has been selected 2013-14 BIG EAST Preseason Player of the Year by a vote of the league's head coaches, who were not permitted to vote for their own players. Georgetown freshman forward Shayla Cooper was chosen BIG EAST Preseason Rookie of the Year.
An All-BIG EAST First Team selection...
Oliver Purnell has a long way to go to turn around DePaul basketball. And given the lack of progress he’s shown, you have to wonder how much time he really has to do that. This is year four of Oliver Purnell’s seven year deal. And in order for him to make it all the way to the end, DePaul will have to show us something much more than they have in the three year Oliver Purnell...
The artist renderings for the new DePaul Arena have been released.
The new design concept for the DePaul Arena at McCormick Place features a sweeping curved roof above four transparent sides that will house DePaul men’s and women’s basketball along with entertainment and convention events.
A majority of the seating bowl and the backstage facilities will be located below street...
It’s been four months since the City of Chicago, the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA), and DePaul University announced plans to build an events center in the South Loop near McCormick Place. In this report, we bring you up to date on what progress has been made on the future home of the Blue Demons.
Welcome to The Sports Bank’s fourth annual college basketball season preview series where we break 111 teams in the 111 days leading up to the opening tip-off of the 2013-2014 season. We will rank the 84 power conference teams (including the new Big East and American Athletic Conferences) and top 27 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order. We’ll break down rosters, transfers...