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DePaul Women are the team to beat for Big East Title

DePaul Women are the team to beat for Big East Title
The NCAA Women’s Basketball season is right around the corner…. Time to head back to McGrath-Phillips Arena for DePaul women’s basketball. They’re opening the season against southwest suburban St. Xavier University on Tuesday, October 28. DePaul’s Lady Blue Demons are coming off their most successful year ever: DePaul (29-7) tied the school record for most... Read more »

Predictions: UConn, Notre Dame, and an Historic Women's NCAA Championship Game

Predictions: UConn, Notre Dame, and an Historic Women's NCAA Championship Game
Many have said that this matchup was inevitable, until Notre Dame’s ‘boss’ Natalie Achonwa was injured. However, Tuesday’s NCAA championship game between Geno Auriemma’s UConn. Huskies (39-0) and Notre Dame Fighting Irish (36-0) is already in the history books: 1) As the Tennessean notes,  it’s the first time in 75 years that two unbeaten teams have... Read more »

DePaul Women Seek History in NCAA Elite Eight

DePaul Women Seek History in NCAA Elite Eight
In the 2014 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, the DePaul women have already: Scored a record-setting combined 204 points with Oklahoma in the Round of 64 Beat a hungry, frustrated Duke women’s team in the Round of 32 by relying on outside shooting and stone-cold defense Is it now time to ‘boldly go’ where no DePaul... Read more »
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RESPECT: DePaul Keeps Dancin', Advancin' to NCAA Sweet 16

RESPECT: DePaul Keeps Dancin', Advancin' to NCAA Sweet 16
Happy Birthday, Sweet 16!!! For the DePaul Lady Blue Demons, coming off a 104-100 win over Oklahoma in the first round, which was the highest-scoring regulation game in tournament history, the next contest seemed to be one that only the Devil himself could arrange. On the home court of the #2-seeded Duke Blue Devils, whose brother... Read more »

I Forgot the Gamecocks! NCAA Women's Bracket Seeds DePaul #7

I Forgot the Gamecocks! NCAA Women's Bracket Seeds DePaul #7
I predicted my top seeds for the NCAA Women’s Bracket yesterday on my Facebook Token Female  page. Guess what they were…..Oh, never mind…..I’ll tell you: UConn (34-0) #1 all year on the AP Poll Notre Dame (32-0) #2 all year on the AP Poll Tennessee (27-5) #3 or 4 all year Baylor  (29-4) #4 to end... Read more »

DePaul Blue Demons Take Big East to the Big Dance; Party Monday

DePaul Blue Demons Take Big East to the Big Dance; Party Monday
“The DePaul Blue Demons) are ready to step up and lead the Big East” Coach Doug Bruno, DePaul Blue Demons Welcome to a new era in Big East athletics. No more UConn. No more Geno Auriemma.  No more Notre Dame. So long, Hall of Famer Muffet McGraw. Hello, Coach  Doug Bruno.  You’ve been crowned. After... Read more »
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DePaul Blue Demons 'Standing in the Precipice" of Big East Tournament Title

DePaul Blue Demons 'Standing in the Precipice" of Big East Tournament Title
And so…the Vincentians meet again. Some call it the “Vincentian Bowl.” This time,  it’s the Big East Tournament title AND an automatic NCAA bid up for grabs. I can’t state this any better than the press release: “Standing on the precipice of program history,  with an opportunity to leave an indelible imprint on the legendary... Read more »

IGNORED: #25 DePaul Blue Demons Cutting Down Nets in Lincoln Park

IGNORED: #25 DePaul Blue Demons Cutting Down Nets in Lincoln Park
Outrageous… If it were Northwestern, UIC, Loyola, or heck, Governor’s State, the team would have merited front-page status in the Chicago Tribune. More to the point…if it were MEN celebrating a regular conference title in Division 1 basketball…we’d be rejoicing in the streets, right? But this…no front page headlines? The most consistently ranked, consistently coached,... Read more »

DePaul Lady Blue Demons go pink, hope for record eight straight on Sunday

DePaul Lady Blue Demons go pink, hope for record eight straight on Sunday
The DePaul women’s basketball team extended its Big East Conference winning streak to seven games with a 78-49 win over Xavier on Wednesday at the Cintas Center, improving to 18-5 and 9-2 in Big East play. Over the season, they ranked in the AP Top 25 for several weeks, and have finished just outside the Top 25... Read more »
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Chicago Sky Stars Delle Donne, Fowles, Sloot Selected for USA Basketball Team

USA Basketball announced three Chicago Sky stars have been selected as part of the 2014-16 USA Basketball Women’s National Team pool. Sylvia Fowles, Elena Delle Donne and Courtney Vandersloot were among the 33 players selected for the pool from which the 2014 USA World Championship Team and the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team, if qualified, will be selected.... Read more »
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