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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 »

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 »
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DePaul Lady Blue Demons Gamble on 'Duel in the Desert'

DePaul Lady Blue Demons Gamble on 'Duel in the Desert'
Even though DePaul Lady Blue Demons Coach Doug Bruno‘s grandchildren call him “Grandpa Demon, ” Las Vegas and the DePaul Blue Demons, despite the imagery, are generally not synonymous with each other. But there they are, in Sin City, and for good reason. They’re gambling that this tournament will make them winners once again. The five-day trip... Read more »