Tuesday, February 16, 2010

February 16

Men's Basketball
2005 – Drake Deiner ties the then-school record, knocking down seven (7) three-pointers in DePaul’s 66-62 loss to Charlotte. The Blue Demon guard equaled the previous mark held by Brad Niemann (vs. Chaminade- 1988). Draelon Burns would break the record making eight treys vs. TAMU-Corpus Christi in 2007. The 2005 Blue Demons under Dave Leitao finished 20-11 and advanced to the second round of the NIT.

Women's Basketball
2003 – Doug Bruno’s squads have long been known for their proclivity for shooting behind the arch. In Feb. 16, 2003 the Blue Demons set the McGrath Arena mark for best single-game three-point shooting percentage (min. 10 attempts). Shooting 60.9% on 14-of-23 attempts, the Blue Demons crushed the Pirates, 105-70, in McGrath Arena. The 2003 DePaul squad finished 22-10 and advanced to the NCAA tournament.