DePaul meets USF in finals of CBI
DePaul (18-15) vs. South Florida (22-13)
CBI Championship1, Yuengling Center, Tampa, Florida; Monday, 6 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: DePaul and South Florida will take the floor in the...
Longwood faces DePaul in CBI second round
Longwood (16-17) vs. DePaul (16-15)
CBI Second Round, Wintrust Arena, Chicago; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Longwood is set to face off against DePaul in the second round of the...
CHICAGO (AP) — Max Strus had 33 points as DePaul beat Central Michigan 100-86 in the College Basketball Invitational first round on Wednesday night.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Mitch Ballock made a school- and Big East-record 11 3-pointers, scoring a career-high 39 points to lead Creighton over DePaul 91-78 on Saturday night.
Diallo, Edwards help Providence hold off DePaul 70-67
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Alpha Diallo scored 20 points and Drew Edwards had 13 and both made a pair of free throws in the closing seconds to help Providence defeat DePaul 70-60 on Sunday.
Neither team made a basket in the final two minutes. Max Strus made three free throws with 1:41 remaining to pull DePaul within 66-63.
Strus leads DePaul past Seton Hall 75-74
CHICAGO (AP) — Max Strus sank five 3-pointers and scored 21 points and DePaul hung on to beat Seton Hall 75-74 on Sunday, ending a six-game losing streak in the series.
Strus’ has career night in DePaul’s 90-70 win over UIC
CHICAGO (AP) — Max Strus tied a program record with eight 3-pointers and scored a career-high 34 points Friday night to help DePaul beat Illinois-Chicago 90-70.
Strus was 8 of 16 from 3-point range and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds for his third career double-double. He scored 20 in the first half when the Blue Demons (7-2) built a 52-28 lead.
Devin Gage added 15 points, five rebounds and five assists. Paul Reed scored 13, and Jalen Coleman-Lands and Eli Cain had 10 points apiece for DePaul.
DePaul improves to 6-0 at home, routs Chicago State 104-70
CHICAGO (AP) — Max Strus scored 27 points to lead DePaul in a 104-70 rout of Chicago State on Wednesday night to remain undefeated at home.
The Blue Demons improve to 6-0 at home and 17-0 all-time against Chicago State (3-9).
DePaul outlasts Penn State 72-20 in overtime
CHICAGO (AP) — As a senior on a team looking to end a string of losing seasons, Max Strus believes there's no such thing as an ugly win.
He happily celebrated DePaul's performance Thursday night — warts and all.
Strus had 21 points, Devin Gage added a career-high 14 points and DePaul bounced back after struggling down the stretch in regulation for a 72-70 overtime victory against Penn State.
DePaul beats Penn State 72-70 in OT after losing late lead
CHICAGO (AP) — Max Strus had 21 points, Devin Gage added a career-high 14 points and DePaul bounced back after struggling down the stretch in regulation for a 72-70 overtime victory against Penn State on Thursday night.
Jaylen Butz had a career-high 15 rebounds as DePaul won in the Gavitt Tipoff Games matchup. The Blue Demons are 3-0 for the first time since the 2008-09 season.
Lamar Stevens had 25 points and Myles Dread added 19 for Penn State, which dropped to 2-1.
Notre Dame 72, DePaul 58
CHICAGO (AP) — T.J. Gibbs scored 21 points to lead No. 14 Notre Dame to a 72-58 victory over DePaul on Saturday in the season opener for both teams.
Bonzie Colson had 18 points and 13 rebounds and Matt Farrell added 15 points for the Irish, who have Final Four aspirations after going 26-10 overall and 12-6 in the ACC last season.
Eli Cain and Tre'Darius McCallum scored 14 points apiece for DePaul, which went 9-23 last season. Max Strus added 11 points and Devin Gage had 10.
Cain, McCallum lead DePaul to 109-61 win over Chicago State
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Eli Cain hit seven 3-pointers — one shy of DePaul's single-game record — and scored a career-high 31 points, Tre'Darius McCallum had his second-career double-double and DePaul cruised to a 109-61 win over Chicago State on Saturday.