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The Future That Lies Ahead For the DePaul Blue Demons

Posted by on Mar 30, 2013 | 0 comments

  With the college basketball season winding down, I got to thinking about what lies ahead for Chicago’s men’s college basketball programs. I’ll begin with the team I covered the most this season, the DePaul Blue Demons. The Demons finished the 2012-2013 season with a disappointing 11-21 overall record and just a conference record of 2-16. They were the worst team in the...

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The Latest On Chicago Area College Basketball

Posted by on Mar 23, 2013 | 0 comments

  March Madness is in full swing with numerous local teams involved and here is the latest….. The Illinois Fighting Illini won their first NCAA Tournament game in two years with Friday’s victory over Colorado by the final score of 57-49. The Illini were able to contain Buffaloes star forward Andre Roberson by limiting him to 9 points and 8 rebounds. They also managed to get him...

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DePaul’s Difficult Season Finally Comes To An End

Posted by on Mar 13, 2013 | 0 comments

  After what began as a promising season in October, the DePaul Blue Demons fell way short of expectations over the last few months. Tonight, their long struggling season finally came to an end. The Blue Demons were the 14th and last seed in this year’s Big East Tournament in New York City. They took on Rutgers in the first round of this year’s tourney at Madison Square Garden....

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UIC Loses In Horizon League Quarterfinal, The Catholic Seven’s Departure Is Official

Posted by on Mar 9, 2013 | 0 comments

    After defeating Cleveland State in the first round of the 2013 Horizon League Tournament this week, UIC had plenty of momentum heading into their quarterfinal match up with Wisconsin-Green Bay. Unfortunately, the ride would come to a screeching halt on Friday as UWGB extinguished the mighty Flames 64-63. This game was tight from start to finish. Both teams traded baskets for pretty...

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DePaul’s New Conference Is Finally Starting To Take Shape

Posted by on Mar 1, 2013 | 0 comments

    Back In December, I wrote about DePaul leaving the Big East Conference for a new conference at later date.¬†Well after today it appears that the move will be sooner than originally planned. DePaul along with the other Roman Catholic schools in the Big East {Marquette, Villanova, St. Johns, Georgetown, Providence, and Seton Hall}, are planning to form their own conference in which...

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