Wednesday, February 17, 2010

February 17
Men's Basketball
1982 – Walter Downing blocked a then-school record six shots in DePaul’s 74-70 win over rival Dayton on the road. The win notched the Blue Demon’s 19th-consecutive win. That 1982 team, led by All-American Terry Cummings finished the season 26-2, bowing out to Boston College in the NCAA Tournament.

Women's Basketball
1975 – In DePaul’s first year of competition, co-captain Joannie Koehler knocked down a record 17 field goals in DePaul’s 50-38 win over Elmhurst. The team coached by Debbie Miller and captained by Koehler and Jean Lenti finished with a 3-8 mark. The single-game field goal record has subsequently be broken by Beth Hasenmiller in 1991.