Men’s Basketball

Lewis II powers Duquesne past UMass with 31 points

Lewis II powers Duquesne past UMass with 31 points

By Adam Lindner | Asst. Sports Editor A promising outing from freshmen Mike Lewis II and Isiaha Mike, who combined for a monstrous 54 points, provided Duquesne with a much-needed victory to end an agonizing eight-game losing streak. Mike Lewis II had a career-high 31 points, the second-most ever for a Duquesne freshman, and the […]

Dukes show resolve, fall in close loss to St. Bonaventure

Dukes show resolve, fall in close loss to St. Bonaventure

By Adam Lindner | Asst. Sports Editor On the heels of a five-game losing streak, Duquesne’s men’s basketball team returned home to the A.J. Palumbo Center for its lone home game in 20 days on Wednesday night when it hosted St. Bonaventure. In a tremendously sloppy affair for both sides, the Dukes fell to the […]

Lack of effort on display as Dukes routed by URI

Lack of effort on display as Dukes routed by URI

By Adam Lindner | Asst. Sports Editor Saturday afternoon at the A.J. Palumbo Center was a chance for the Duquesne men’s basketball team to secure either a redemptive, marquee win over a quality A-10 opponent, or possibly falter in another bitterly narrow loss at the hands of a conference foe. And of course, it ended […]

Duquesne MBB searching for identity after loss to Dayton

Duquesne MBB searching for identity after loss to Dayton

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor In an incredibly sloppy affair for both sides, Duquesne suffered a brutal 19-point loss to the University of Dayton at PPG Paints Arena on Saturday afternoon. Following a 3-pointer by graduate student and guard Emile Blackman with 15:49 left to go in the second half, the Dukes trailed by […]

Sloppy play costs Dukes a shot at a signature win

Sloppy play costs Dukes a shot at a signature win

By David Borne | Staff Writer Saturday morning games can be tough. They can be even tougher when going up against the preseason favorite to win the Atlantic 10. The Duquesne Dukes learned exactly what the Dayton Flyers can bring to the court on Saturday, and surrendered a 76-57 loss. As with most of their […]

Win over rival Pitt gives Dukes a chance to change culture

Win over rival Pitt gives Dukes a chance to change culture

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor Head coach Jim Ferry and Duquesne basketball needed a signature win in the most desperate of ways, and on a chilly Friday night at PPG Paints Arena, they earned just that. But they didn’t just get a signature win, they earned a monumental win over their biggest rival at […]

After earning big win over Pitt, Dukes suffer tough loss to RMU

After earning big win over Pitt, Dukes suffer tough loss to RMU

By David Borne | Staff Writer Less than a week ago at PPG Paints Arena, the Duquesne Dukes took down the rival Pittsburgh Panthers in what was the Duke’s biggest win in years. Tuesday night, they faced another local foe, the Robert Morris Colonials, in the same building but unfortunately for head coach Jim Ferry […]

Dukes stun rival Pitt in City Game

Dukes stun rival Pitt in City Game

By Adam Lindner | Staff Writer Duquesne’s men’s team did something it hasn’t been able to do since 2000 on Friday night at PPG Paints Arena – beat Pitt in men’s basketball. The chaotic state of the Duquesne student section translated well onto the court, as the high level of energy was evident throughout the […]

Defense surrenders 52 first half points, Dukes fall to UMBC

Defense surrenders 52 first half points, Dukes fall to UMBC

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor Last year when the Duquesne Dukes hosted the UMBC Retrievers and defeated them 89-70, it gave Duquesne its best start since 1979-80 at 7-2. After an 81-72 loss to the Retrievers (5-1), things feel much differently as Duquesne sits at just 3-5 with the annual City Game versus the […]

Retrievers rout Dukes 81-72 at Palumbo Center

Retrievers rout Dukes 81-72 at Palumbo Center

By David Borne | Staff Writer The Duquesne Dukes were unable to slow down the quick, run-and-gun offense of the University of Maryland Baltimore County Retrievers on Wednesday night at the Palumbo Center, falling by an 81-72 score. Wednesday’s contest was just the fifth ever meeting between the two teams, and Duquesne came in undefeated […]

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