Posts tagged "Doug Bruno"

DePaul Blue Demons Hosts 15th NCAA Selection Party

DePaul Blue Demons Hosts 15th NCAA Selection Party
While the Northwestern Wildcats Men’s Basketball team will have the eyes of Chicago on Sunday, awaiting its first-ever NCAA tournament selection, another Chicago-area team will quietly wait for its 15th NCAA tournament berth. The DePaul Blue Demons, ranked #17 in the country, is the most consistently successful college basketball program in the Chicago area (also the most... Read more »

Sweet Sixteen in upset for DePaul Blue Demons

Sweet Sixteen in upset for DePaul Blue Demons
The DePaul Blue Demons are headed to their fourth NCAA Sweet Sixteen in program history, and their second in the last three years, after toppling third-seeded Louisville 73-72 on Sunday in the second round of the women’s NCAA tournament. Sunday’s win was the first for DePaul against a No. 3 seed in program history. DePaul (27-8) now... Read more »

When will DePaul Women get their due as NCAA contenders?

When will DePaul Women get their due as NCAA contenders?
Every year, I hear the same thing. “There are no Illinois teams in the NCAA tournament.” And for the past 14 years, all those who have said that have been wrong. Why, oh, why, do Illinois residents overlook the DePaul Blue Demons (25-8), who’ve achieved a berth in the NCAA Women’s Tournament for 14 CONSECUTIVE... Read more »
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DePaul Blue Demons hosting Preseason WNIT this weekend

DePaul Blue Demons hosting Preseason WNIT this weekend
One of the most under-reported and under-appreciated stories in Chicago sports is the continued excellence of DePaul’s women’s basketball team, coached by NCAA basketball legend Doug Bruno, who’s now entering his 30th season as coach of the Lady DePaul Blue Demons. Let’s take a look at their record, shall we? Consider these accomplishments: NCAA Tournament... 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 »

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 »
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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 »