DePaul (9-0) is off to its best start since the 1986-87 season when the Blue Demons started 16-0.
The Blue Demons are 8-0 for the first time since the 1986-87 team won its first 16 games, and they’re turning heads in a way the once-proud program hasn’t in years.
Sonya Morris’ short jumper in the final minute lifted No. 16 DePaul to a 70-68 victory over Northwestern on Sunday, handing the Wildcats their first loss and giving Doug Bruno his 700th victory as the Blue Demons’ coach.
The DePaul Blue Demons have spent November proving that preseason polls don’t mean a thing when the season starts.
Jolene Daninger led six DePaul players in double figures with 16 points and the 19th-ranked Blue Demons beat Arkansas State 109-64 on Friday in the Maggie Dixon Classic.
Paul Reed registered 18 points on 9 of 12 shooting as DePaul routed Cornell 75-54 on Saturday.
Paul Reed scored 25 points with 12 rebounds and DePaul blew past Iowa 93-78 on the road Monday to move to 4-0 for the first time in 11 years.
Charlie Moore scored 27 points and Paul Reed scored 12 with 11 rebounds and DePaul downed Fairleigh Dickinson 70-59 on Friday night.
Charlie Moore scored 17 points, Markese Jacobs had 16 off the bench and DePaul defeated Division III Chicago 84-55 on Wednesday night, the Blue Demons' second win in as many days.
DePaul says former Kansas guard Charlie Moore will be eligible to play immediately after the NCAA granted a waiver.
DePaul says it is negotiating a contract extension with men's basketball coach Dave Leitao through the 2023-24 season.