Men’s Basketball

Recent Duquesne Athletics News Round-Up

Recent Duquesne Athletics News Round-Up

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor June 21, 2018 Summer officially begins in the Northern Hemisphere today (Thursday, June 21), but there have already been several happenings within Duquesne’s numerous athletics programs thus far this summer break. June 20 — Eric Harper, who worked with Keith Dambrot for five seasons at Akron prior to a one-year […]

2017-18 Duke Awards

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 04/26/2018 The Duke recognizes remarkable Duquesne players, coaches and teams for their successes over the past year in the third annual Duke Awards. Men’s Team of the Year: Football If it weren’t for a gut-wrenching 28-27 loss to Central Connecticut State on Nov. 11, the Duquesne football team would be celebrating its […]

Suddenly, Duquesne has two former players in NBA

Suddenly, Duquesne has two former players in NBA

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 04/26/2018 On Feb. 22, 2017, before a home contest versus conference foe Fordham, Duquesne retired No. 13 in honor of men’s basketball great Mike James, who scored 1,411 points in 111 games as a Duquesne Duke from 1994-1998. James’ 1,411 point total is good for 10th all-time at Duquesne, and […]

Duquesne basketball program looking toward next season

Duquesne basketball program looking toward next season

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 04/12/2018 With the end of the academic year in sight, Duquesne basketball continues to see changes. After a recent flurry of player movement within the men’s basketball program, Keith Dambrot’s roster continues to grow more and more divergent from the one that took to the court last season. On March […]

Mighty Villanova claims second title in three seasons

Mighty Villanova claims second title in three seasons

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 04/05/2018 A day before this year’s NCAA Tournament Championship, I promised a friend that Villanova would beat Michigan handily. By at least 15 points, to be specific. I bet five bucks on it. Following Villanova’s 17-point beat down of Michigan, I have some extra spending money for when my FLEX […]

A Tale of Two Pittsburgh Basketball Programs

A Tale of Two Pittsburgh Basketball Programs

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 03/22/2018 “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it […]

What we learned from the NCAA tourney’s chaotic start

What we learned from the NCAA tourney’s chaotic start

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 03/22/2018 It largely goes without saying that one of the most futile exercises in all of human existence, let alone sports, is attempting to forecast the NCAA Tournament’s many outcomes. However, some of March’s most memorable upsets – yes, the exact ones that busted brackets everywhere – aren’t as mind […]

Pittsburgh’s NCAA Tournament games treat spectators

Pittsburgh’s NCAA Tournament games treat spectators

David Borne | Staff Writer 03/22/2018 The first two rounds of NCAA Tournament competition are in the books, and Pittsburgh was lucky enough to play host to six of those games. It was a weekend packed with talent, including a number of future NBA Draft lottery selections. There was a lot to be impressed with […]

NCAAs bring NBA-level talent to Pittsburgh

NCAAs bring NBA-level talent to Pittsburgh

Adam Lindner & David Borne | The Duquesne Duke 03/15/2018 On the 49th anniversary of Duquesne’s most recent NCAA Tournament victory, top teams from around the nation will begin play in the NCAA Tournament at PPG Paints Arena, making 2018 the third year in the past seven to see the tourney hosted in Pittsburgh. This […]

Atlantic 10 represented strongly in NCAA Tournament field

Atlantic 10 represented strongly in NCAA Tournament field

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 03/15/2018 Fans of the Atlantic 10 Conference have plenty to be excited about following the conclusion of the league’s annual men’s basketball championship tournament, which was played in Washington, D.C., from March 7-11 at Capital One Arena. In what was considered a down year from the season’s outset for the […]

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