Men’s Basketball

Duquesne MBB sees roster shuffling despite pandemic

Duquesne MBB sees roster shuffling despite pandemic

Adam Lindner | Staff Writer April 2, 2020 The world’s ongoing COVID-19 crisis cut the 2019-20 college basketball season short roughly three weeks ago, spawning a premature offseason for the Duquesne men’s basketball team. Since the abrupt ending to the Dukes’ season, Head Coach Keith Dambrot has seen three players leave the program, but didn’t […]

Men’s basketball loses final regular season game

Men’s basketball loses final regular season game

3/12/2020 Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Duquesne faltered in its final game of the regular season, losing to Richmond, 73-62. The Dukes entered the night with their hopes of a coveted double-bye in the Atlantic 10 Tournament still alive. Those hopes were shot down by 29 missed field goals and 15 missed free throws. Duquesne […]

Dambrot acknowledges progress, not satisfied just yet

Dambrot acknowledges progress, not satisfied just yet

  James Leo | Staff Writer Feb. 20, 2020 The Duquesne men’s basketball team is making a statement this year. Regardless of how their season concludes, the team is here to stay. Head Coach Keith Dambrot is focused on establishing a winning culture at Duquesne, and he has a great opportunity to do just that. […]

Men’s basketball’s Weathers thriving in second season at DU

Men’s basketball’s Weathers thriving in second season at DU

  James Leo | Staff Writer Feb. 13, 2020 In his second year with the Dukes, junior Marcus Weathers is having a career year. He leads the mens team in scoring, rebounding and field goal percentage, and even averages a block and a steal per game. His field goal percentage, 57.8%, is the 31st best […]

MBB can’t slow down St. Bonaventure’s offense in loss

MBB can’t slow down St. Bonaventure’s offense in loss

David Borne | Sports Editor Feb. 13, 2020 With just over a minute remaining in Sunday’s matinee matchup, Duquesne and St. Bonaventure were knotted at 77-77. Bonnies’ Head Coach Mark Schmidt called a play for his team’s leading scorer, Kyle Lofton. Lofton found himself wide open on an out-of-bounds play that began with a lob […]

MBB’s comeback comes up short against Dayton

MBB’s comeback comes up short against Dayton

Kellen Stepler | Features Editor Jan. 30, 2020 The Duquesne men’s basketball team gave it their best shot, but Dayton proved why they were the No. 7 ranked team in the nation in a 73-69 Flyers win on Wednesday night at PPG Paints Arena. The Flyers built an eight point lead at halftime, thanks to […]

MBB’s Mike Hughes among national leaders in blocks

MBB’s Mike Hughes among national leaders in blocks

David Borne | Sports Editor It takes the perfect balance of aggression and discipline to block a shot. The defender must find a way to bring a sufficient amount of force to shutdown a shot attempt, but needs to remain calm enough to not be whistled for a foul. Duquesne’s Mike Hughes has mastered that […]

Men’s basketball beats Fordham, 58-56, in overtime

Men’s basketball beats Fordham, 58-56, in overtime

James Leo | Staff Writer Jan. 16, 2019 Heading into Wednesday’s game, the Dukes were 10th in the nation in opponent 3-point field goal percentage, at just over 27%. This didn’t seem to matter once the game tipped off on Wednesday night. Duquesne pulled out a 58-56 win over the Fordham Rams on Wednesday Night […]

Dukes move to 7-0 for first time since 1979-80

Dukes move to 7-0 for first time since 1979-80

Adam Lindner | Staff Writer Dec. 5, 2019 The Duquesne men’s basketball team returned to the hardwood for the first time since Nov. 24 on Wednesday evening, topping the Virginia Military Institute Keydets, 71-58, at La Roche University’s Kerr Fitness Center. Junior center Mike Hughes led the team’s efforts with 23 points — a new […]

WBB tops Akron, unbeaten in last six games

WBB tops Akron, unbeaten in last six games

David Borne | Sports Editor Dec. 5, 2019 Just over a minute into Wednesday afternoon’s game against Akron, Duquesne guard Nina Aho buried a three-point jumper to get the Dukes on the board. The deep-ball from Aho was the first of many for her squad. The Dukes would go on to knock down a program-record […]

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