DePaul women’s basketball team practices and plays in masks

The DePaul women’s basketball players have worn face masks during every practice since Aug. 7 and all three of their games this season. The NCAA and the Big East Conference do not require masks on the court and few teams nationwide have elected to wear masks during competition.

DePaul forward Kayla Caudle looks for open teammates to complete a pass in game against Chicago State on Nov. 30, 2020.

DePaul forward Kayla Caudle looks for open teammates to complete a pass in game against Chicago State on Nov. 30, 2020. (Eric Henry / The DePaulia)

DePaul teammates, including guard Sonya Morris (11), exchange high-fives before the second half of a game against Chicago State on Nov. 30, 2020.

DePaul teammates, including guard Sonya Morris (11), exchange high-fives before the second half of a game against Chicago State on Nov. 30, 2020. (Eric Henry / The DePaulia)

DePaul guard Kendal Holmes looks to shoot over defending Chicago State players Christina Britter and Laura Segues on Nov. 30, 2020.

DePaul guard Kendal Holmes looks to shoot over defending Chicago State players Christina Britter and Laura Segues on Nov. 30, 2020. (Eric Henry / The DePaulia)

DePaul guard Sonya Morris wears mask with "Black Lives Matter" printed across in a Nov. 30 game against Chicago State.

DePaul guard Sonya Morris wears mask with “Black Lives Matter” printed across in a Nov. 30 game against Chicago State. (Eric Henry / The DePaulia)

Six DePaul women's basketball players kneel for the national anthem at their first home game against Texas A&M on Nov. 28, 2020

Six DePaul women’s basketball players kneel for the national anthem at their first home game against Texas A&M on Nov. 28, 2020 (Eric Henry / The DePaulia)

DePaul guard Deja Church defends a pass from a Texas A&M player in the second half of a game on Nov. 28, 2020.

DePaul guard Deja Church defends a pass from a Texas A&M player in the second half of a game on Nov. 28, 2020. (Eric Henry / The DePaulia)

DePaul guard Maya Stovall stands to block Texas A&M guard Jordan Nixon in the home opener on Nov. 28, 2020.

DePaul guard Maya Stovall stands to block Texas A&M guard Jordan Nixon in the home opener on Nov. 28, 2020. (Eric Henry / The DePaulia)

DePaul forward Nadège Jean looks for a pass in a game against Chicago State on Nov. 30, 2020.

DePaul forward Nadège Jean looks for a pass in a game against Chicago State on Nov. 30, 2020. (Eric Henry / The DePaulia)

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