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Panthers thrash Dukes in City Game, 74-53

Panthers thrash Dukes in City Game, 74-53

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 12/06/2018 For the second consecutive year, Duquesne entered the City Game with high expectations, only to be stifled by Pitt, 74-53. It was a competitive matchup, though Pitt eventually pulled away to grab the 21-point win at PPG Paints Arena on Friday, Nov. 30. This most recent edition of the […]

A tale of two resurgent city basketball programs

A tale of two resurgent city basketball programs

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Nov. 29, 2018 Following the close of the 2017-18 college basketball season, Duquesne and Pitt were heading in very different directions. The Dukes had wrapped up a season that, despite ending with a 1-7 stretch from February on, was surprisingly inspiring. Duquesne was once an elite program, but that was […]

Duquesne pounds Towson, advances in playoffs

Duquesne pounds Towson, advances in playoffs

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Nov. 29, 2018 Duquesne’s football team did something on Saturday, Nov. 24 that it had never done before — win an NCAA FCS playoff game. It did it in dominant fashion, too, topping No. 16 Towson, 31-10, thanks in large part to some 31 unanswered points, 28 of them coming […]

Women’s team experiencing shooting woes early

Women’s team experiencing shooting woes early

David Borne | Staff Writer Nov. 29, 2018 Almost through the first month of their season, the women’s basketball team is off to a bit of a rocky start. However, coming off consecutive wins over Saint Francis and Kent State, the team looks to finally be finding their stride. The win over Kent State on […]

Bluff playing host to Division II Championship Festival

Bluff playing host to Division II Championship Festival

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Nov. 29, 2018 Within college sports, championship events are typically held independently of one another. At the Division I level, events are not arranged strategically, leaving each event as a solo act entering town. The NCAA’s Division II level of competition, however, employs a festival-type setting for a selection of […]

Dukes hit the ground hot, jump to 2-0

Dukes hit the ground hot, jump to 2-0

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 11/15/2018 Prior to Nov. 10’s season opener against William & Mary, the vast majority of observers were totally unsure of what to expect from the Duquesne men’s basketball team this season. With 11 newcomers on the team’s roster, there was certainly cause for excitement surrounding the program’s trajectory, as it’s […]

Dukes, Blue Devils set for NEC Championship rematch

Dukes, Blue Devils set for NEC Championship rematch

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 11/15/2018 Just over one year ago, the Duquesne football team welcomed NEC foe Central Connecticut State to Rooney Field. Both teams were 4-0 in-conference at the time of the meeting, and since each of the remaining teams in the seven-team league already had at least two losses, the Nov. 11, […]

Blue bloods heavily stocked as hoops begin

Blue bloods heavily stocked as hoops begin

Staff Writer Jacob Hebda & Sports Editor Adam Lindner 11/8/2018 College basketball was welcomed back on Nov. 6 in the form of several high-profile matchups, with the annual Champion’s Classic pitting No. 10 Michigan State against No. 1 Kansas and No. 4 Duke, coached by Mike Krzyzewski, against John Calipari’s No. 2 Kentucky Wildcats. The […]

Men’s basketball team kicks off ‘18-19 versus W&M

Men’s basketball team kicks off ‘18-19 versus W&M

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 11/8/2018 To a man, a lot can change over the course of a year. Within the realm of college basketball, almost everything about a team can change within just one offseason. Just ask Keith Dambrot. In Dambrot’s inaugural season as the head coach at Duquesne in 2017, the Dukes returned […]

Duquesne women’s basketball team falls in opener

Duquesne women’s basketball team falls in opener

David Borne | Staff Writer 11/8/2018 The Duquesne women’s basketball squad came out of the gate slowly in its 2018-19 opener Tuesday, and never really managed to find their groove. Taking on TCU down in Fort Worth, Texas, the Dukes opened up the contest missing their first nine shots. The Horned Frogs took an early […]

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