The Future That Lies Ahead For the DePaul Blue Demons

  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…

The Latest On Chicago Area College Basketball

  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…

DePaul’s Difficult Season Finally Comes To An End

  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…

DePaul’s New Conference Is Finally Starting To Take Shape

    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},…

Connecticut 81 DePaul 69 Final

  The scene after a mini-brawl midway through the second half.   History seems to keep repeating itself for the DePaul Blue Demons as tonight another second half breakdown winds up costing them the game. DePaul had led UConn 37-34 at halftime. When the second half began, the Demons initially picked up where the left…

DePaul 37 Connecticut 34 Halftime

  Just about everyone here at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont is out of breath after the first half we all just witnessed. It’s been back and forth from the opening tip. DePaul’s biggest lead was five, UConn’s biggest lead was six. This game has been tied four times with just two lead changes. The…

DePaul is Hoping To Salvage Their Season

  The Allstate Arena is empty at the moment, but soon enough both teams will be taking the court for warm ups and the fans will begin to file into Rosemont. Tonight the DePaul Blue Demons are looking to win consecutive home games for the first time since December when they won three home games…

DePaul Snaps it’s Losing Streak While Loyola Gets Payback Against UIC

    Today was a very competitive day for Chicagoland college basketball with two major televised games on the schedule this afternoon. One game was nationally televised, the other was regionally televised. First up was the nationally televised game between DePaul and Rutgers in a Big East Conference match up in Rosemont. The Demons were…

DePaul Still Feels Positive Despite Their Recent Struggles

    As DePaul prepared for their second round with Notre Dame today, the Blue Demons still have a positive vibe in their locker room despite being in the midst of an eight game losing streak. Two weeks ago, the Blue Demons lost to the Fighting Irish at Allstate Arena in overtime. But despite that…

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