Saturday, February 20, 2010

This Day in Blue Demon Hoops History - Feb. 19

February 19
Men’s Basketball
1963-66 – In a scheduling oddity, the Blue Demons would collect victories in four consecutive seasons on February 19. The Blue Demons picked up wins over Gannon, St. Bonaventure, Portland and Duquesne. Their luck ran out with a loss on February 19 in 1967 to Duquesne.

Women’s Basketball
1979 - The Blue Demon women defeat Marquette, 81-49 . Under the tutelage of head coach John Lawler, DePaul finished the 1979 season with a 23-4 mark. In his two years at the helm of DePaul, Lawler compiled a 34-17 mark.