Men’s Basketball

New NCAA transfer proposal would challenge schools like DU

New NCAA transfer proposal would challenge schools like DU

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor A 19-person group comprised of NCAA commissioners, athletic directors, coaches and student-athletes, donned the Division I Transfer Working Group, are working to “bring a fresh approach… [and] create uniformity within the transfer process [of Division I athletics],” per Andrew Slater of 247Sports. On Sept. 5, Slater reported that NCAA members […]

Duquesne basketball aids in Hurricane Harvey relief

Duquesne basketball aids in Hurricane Harvey relief

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor On Aug. 25, tropical storm-turned-Category 4 Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas Gulf Coast, and in the coming days, severe winds, rain and floods had gravely damaged much of Houston and the surrounding region. In an effort to aid areas heavily affected by the hurricane, University of Houston men’s basketball coach […]

Understanding Duquesne MBB’s weak non-conference slate

Understanding Duquesne MBB’s weak non-conference slate

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Duquesne’s last win versus an AP-ranked team came on Feb. 27, 2014, at No. 10 Saint Louis, yet the Dukes will almost positively not dethrone a Top 25 club during Keith Dambrot’s first year at the helm of the men’s basketball team. That’s not necessarily a knock on the state […]

2016-17 Duke Awards

2016-17 Duke Awards

The Duke recognizes remarkable players, coaches and teams for their successes over the past year. By Adam Lindner | Asst. Sports Editor The 2016-17 academic year is quickly drawing to a close, but not before we take one last look back on Duquesne athletics’ brightest performers over the past nine months. Conference Champions: Football (shared […]

Beginning of Dambrot era spawns high roster turnover

Beginning of Dambrot era spawns high roster turnover

By Adam Lindner | Asst. Sports Editor It’s the dawn of a new day for Duquesne basketball, and as expected, there’s been tremendous roster movement since Keith Dambrot was appointed as Duquesne’s new head basketball coach last month. The fragment of a roster that stands today barely resembles the one that the Red & Blue […]

Dambrot provides sense of hope during press conference

Dambrot provides sense of hope during press conference

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor New head men’s basketball coach Keith Dambrot was introduced to the Duquesne basketball community in the Lexus Club at PPG Paints Arena in front of a packed room full of student-athletes, coaches, alumni, fans and members of his own family. Dambrot was welcomed and introduced by University President Ken […]

Coach Dambrot officially introduced as new head coach

Coach Dambrot officially introduced as new head coach

By Adam Lindner | Asst. Sports Editor On Thursday evening in the Lexus Club at PPG Paints Arena, Keith Dambrot was formally introduced as the new head basketball coach of Duquesne University. The event, which was open to the public, saw an abundant turnout. University officials, media members, Duquesne basketball players, fans, students, and athletes from […]

Dambrot hire means tourney drought is coming to a close

Dambrot hire means tourney drought is coming to a close

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor The Duquesne men’s basketball coaching search served as a metaphor for the last 40 years of the program — a complete trainwreck. The names of King Rice (Monmouth), Dane Fife (Michigan State) and James Whitford (Ball State) were all rumored to be in advanced talks with Duquesne to take […]

Unexpected Final Four hints at unpredictable ending

Unexpected Final Four hints at unpredictable ending

By Adam Lindner | Asst. Sports Editor As we inch toward the last weekend of the college basketball season, we can look back and marvel at what’s been a fabulously intriguing year thus far. While it’s bittersweet that college basketball is soon to be wrapping up once again, the Final Four is what college hoops […]

Duquesne selects Dambrot to reinvigorate MBB program

Duquesne selects Dambrot to reinvigorate MBB program

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor The Duquesne Dukes men’s basketball program found its coach as athletics director Dave Harper named Keith Dambrot the 17th coach in program history. Dambrot comes to the Bluff after spending 13 seasons at the University of Akron. In his time running the show for the Zips, Dambrot compiled a […]

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