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The Duke picks: March Madness

Midwest | Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor The way Selection Sunday turned out, the Midwest Region could be the toughest region to escape. Between Michigan State and Tom Izzo’s postseason track record, Duke’s immense collection of talent and Louisville’s momentum following their championship performance in the Big East Tournament, the team that advances to the […]

Duquesne women take on Akron tonight

Addie Smith | Sports Editor The Duquesne women’s basketball team received a bid to play in the WNIT after not being selected to advance to the NCAA Tournament Monday evening. Now, the Dukes will need to refocus for their opponent in the University of Akron Zips, who went 23-9 overall and 12-4 in the Mid-American […]

Pittsburgh Passion features athletes from Duquesne

Pittsburgh Passion features athletes from Duquesne

Julian Routh | Asst. News Editor When the Pittsburgh Passion women’s outdoor spring football team takes the field to begin their 2013 season next month, two Duquesne women will wear their red-and-blue school pride behind black-and-gold team jerseys. In her third season as wide receiver is Rachel Wojdowski, Duquesne women’s basketball director of operations, and […]

Sports Briefs- March 14, 2013

Addie Smith | Sports Editor Duquesne basketball teams place four players on Atlantic-10 Conference teams Senior guard Jocelyn Floyd, junior forward Wumi Agunbiade and freshman guards April Robinson and Derrick Colter were all named to Atlantic-10 Conference teams this past week after the end of conference play. Robinson and Colter were named to the All-Rookie […]

Duquesne women fall to St. Joseph’s in A-10 quarterfinals

Duquesne women fall to St. Joseph’s in A-10 quarterfinals

Addie Smith | Sports Editor After a close first half, the Duquesne women’s basketball couldn’t find a way to overtake St. Joseph’s in 73-60 loss in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic-10 tournament Saturday. Despite great performances from junior forward and A-10 First Team honoree Wumi Agunbiade, who scored a team-high 20 points, and senior guard […]

Duquesne women’s basketball shows strength, but not enough

Duquesne women’s basketball shows strength, but not enough

Pat Higgins | The Duquesne Duke After defeating Virginia Commonwealth University in the first round at the Atlantic-10 Tournament last Friday, the Duquesne women’s basketball team positioned themselves for a quarterfinal rematch with St. Joseph’s; a team they lost to by one point in an overtime thriller at the A.J. Palumbo Center earlier in the […]

Executioner Refuses to Let Career Die

By Saúl Berríos-Thomas     A man who knows more about boxing than almost anyone else in the game is very hard to beat. Bernard Hopkins knows more than that man. Hopkins fought his first fight in 1988, which is the year Keith Thurman, the champion on his undercard, was born. The main event on […]

Duquesne women’s basketball topples VCU Rams in first round of A-10 Championship

Duquesne women’s basketball topples VCU Rams in first round of A-10 Championship

By Pat Higgins | The Duquesne Duke It was a story of two halves for the Dukes in their first round matchup against Virginia Commonwealth University in the Atlantic-10 Women’s Championship. After a rocky start at the Hagan Arena in Philadelphia on Friday afternoon, the Dukes maintained their composure while playing from behind for most […]

Keys to a round two victory for Duquesne women

By Addie Smith | Sports Editor The Duquesne women’s basketball team pulled out a narrow 64-58 victory over the Virginia Commonwealth University Rams Friday afternoon and have more on their plate when they face host of the Women’s Atlantic-10 Championship St. Joseph’s University tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 p.m. The last time the Dukes and Hawks […]

Abril Finally Gets A Decision

By Saúl Berríos-Thomas     Each boxing match is very different. On Saturday there were two very different fights, but both were extremely entertaining. There was a complete domination with some of the best technique you will see and there was a very competitive brawl that could have gone either way. Which one is better? […]