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UPDATE: Fife takes name out of Duquesne head coaching search

By Adam Lindner | Asst. Sports Editor BREAKING: According to CBS Sports’ Gary Parrish, Michigan State assistant coach Dane Fife is in “advanced talks” to become the next head coach at Duquesne. Fife, who was a fan favorite as a guard at Indiana University from 1998-2002, was thought to be a dark horse candidate for […]

2017 MBB coaching search continues

2017 MBB coaching search continues

Any takers? Coaches are fleeing to new opportunities and the Duquesne MBB position still remains unmanned.   By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor  It’s been nearly two weeks since Jim Ferry was fired, the King Rice era has ended before it could even begin and Atlantic 10 foes Massachusetts and Virginia Commonwealth have already filled […]

Women’s hoops finishes off another strong campaign

Women’s hoops finishes off another strong campaign

By David Borne | Staff Writer Another season down, another impressive year for the Duquesne women’s basketball program and head coach Dan Burt. It was a season that ended with a first round departure at Drexel in the National Invitational Tournament, but it ended a lot more promising than it began. Losing their two leading […]

USA women’s ice hockey takes stand with boycott

USA women’s ice hockey takes stand with boycott

By Bryanna McDermott | Asst. Photo Editor The United States women’s national ice hockey team is fighting, and this time, it’s not for puck possession. Instead, some of the best female hockey players in the world are fighting for support, livable wages and better opportunities for themselves and future generations. On March 15, members of […]

NCAA Tournament preview

NCAA Tournament preview

By Adam Lindner | Asst. Sports Editor Finally, it’s that time of year again. Annually, sports enthusiasts and casual followers everywhere rejoice at the beginning of March as the NCAA basketball regular season winds down and tournament play begins. Now that conference tournaments have ended, seeding has taken place and brackets have promptly been filled […]

Clock keeps ticking on Dukes’ tourney drought

Clock keeps ticking on Dukes’ tourney drought

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor It’s time for a good old-fashioned reality check — the Duquesne men’s basketball program is a dumpster fire. Duquesne men’s basketball over the last 40 years has been a disgrace to the university, and after Jim Ferry’s firing last week, the program finds itself in yet another position to […]

Dukes WBB hopes to make memorable WNIT run

Dukes WBB hopes to make memorable WNIT run

By David Borne | Staff Writer After a season full of ups and downs, the Duquesne Dukes women’s basketball team received a WNIT bid on Monday night and will play at Drexel in the tournament’s opening round. The season featured big out-of-conference wins over teams like St. John’s and crosstown rival Pittsburgh. Duquesne also took […]

Tennis teams travel to Florida for Spring Break

Tennis teams travel to Florida for Spring Break

By Andrew White | Staff Writer Members of the men’s and women’s tennis programs spent their Spring Break down in Orlando, Florida as both teams played multiple matches in the Sunshine State last week.    During that time the women’s team played two matches while the men’s team played three. Both teams also practiced at […]

Ferry era ends in firing

Ferry era ends in firing

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor Duquesne University Athletics Director Dave Harper decided Monday to oust Jim Ferry as the head coach of the Duquesne men’s basketball program. He spent five years in command of the Dukes, but left with just a 22-69 mark against Atlantic 10 competition and a 60-97 record overall. “In consultation […]

Inability to finish games costs Duquesne its season

Inability to finish games costs Duquesne its season

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor 39 minutes, 58.4 seconds. That is the exact amount of time in which Duquesne was tied or in front. 1.6 seconds. That is all the time that the Saint Louis Billikens needed to deliver a 72-71 blow to the jaw upon their opposition, and to advance to the second […]

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