Men’s Basketball

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 […]

Men’s basketball team tops Saint Louis at home

Men’s basketball team tops Saint Louis at home

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 03/01/2018 The last time the Saint Louis Billikens visited Pittsburgh, they stunned Duquesne with an 18-point come-from-behind win in the first round of the 2017 Atlantic 10 Tournament at PPG Paints Arena. It was a heartbreaking conclusion to a miserable season on the Bluff. Fast forward to Spring 2018, and […]

Dukes fall to Davidson, drop sixth straight

Dukes fall to Davidson, drop sixth straight

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 02/24/2018 Davidson, the Atlantic 10’s southernmost program, made the trek to Pittsburgh to face Duquesne — losers of its past five games prior to Saturday’s contest — in the Chuck Cooper Classic and left victorious, beating the Dukes 71-60 behind a 30-point effort from freshman guard Kellan Grady. Sophomore guard […]

Dukes claim NCAA East Region Third Place title

Dukes claim NCAA East Region Third Place title

By Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Feb. 22, 2018 March, 1969 — Despite a tough exit from the NCAA Tournament, the Duquesne men’s basketball team finished its season on a high note with a 75-72 victory over the St. John’s Red Storm in the East Region Third Place Game. Heading into the game, Duquesne knew […]

MBB drops third straight as guards struggle versus Rams

MBB drops third straight as guards struggle versus Rams

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 02/15/2018 After a rough 1-4 stretch in its previous five games, Duquesne had a seemingly strong opportunity to get back on track on Feb. 10 against Fordham, one of this year’s definitive cellar dwellers in the Atlantic 10. Until playing the Dukes, the Rams had lost seven of their last […]

Boost given to MBB by heavy turnout not enough vs. SBU

Boost given to MBB by heavy turnout not enough vs. SBU

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 02/08/2018 Feb. 2, the day before Duquesne’s home matchup with St. Bonaventure’s, men’s basketball head coach Keith Dambrot told reporters that he was expecting “a big crowd” for the Annual Red Out Game. Well, he got just that. 3,411 fans, a season high, watched Duquesne fall just short against the […]

Lewis II, Vojinovic among standout Duquesne hoopers so far

Lewis II, Vojinovic among standout Duquesne hoopers so far

David Borne | Staff Writer 02/01/2018 With both basketball programs on campus about halfway through conference play, it’s pretty accurate to say that it has been an exciting year for hoops on the Bluff thus far. The women’s team (18-3, 8-0 A-10) is rolling once again, and the men’s team (14-8, 5-4 A-10) has shattered […]

Men’s basketball team falls in OT to Richmond

Men’s basketball team falls in OT to Richmond

David Borne | Staff Writer 01/25/2018 With just under 14 minutes to play in Duquesne and Richmond’s Jan. 24 matchup, the Dukes found themselves in a position that they haven’t been in all season. The Dukes were down, significantly, in the second half of a game at the Palumbo Center. Things went from bad to […]

MBB frosh Williams Jr. continues to impress

MBB frosh Williams Jr. continues to impress

David Borne | Staff Writer 12/07/2017 Since the 1978-79 season, there have only been two Duquesne freshmen to post three double-doubles in their first six NCAA games: Dukes all-time great Bruce Atkins and freshman Eric Williams Jr. Coming into the season, Williams wasn’t a name that many Atlantic 10 basketball fans were too familiar with. […]

City superiority up for grabs with City Game nearing

City superiority up for grabs with City Game nearing

David Borne | Staff Writer 11/30/2017 For the first time in years, it’s not definitively clear who is Pittsburgh’s top men’s basketball program. The young 2017-18 season hasn’t been kind to either the Duquesne Dukes or the Pitt Panthers, and both teams are trying to effectively formulate an identity. Duquesne stands with a record of […]