Women’s Basketball

Women’s basketball beats Fordham on Senior Night

Women’s basketball beats Fordham on Senior Night

David Borne | Sports Editor Feb. 27, 2020 After a tough loss to George Washington on Saturday, Duquesne’s women’s basketball found a way to right the ship against Fordham on Tuesday at the UPMC Events Center. Tuesday’s game was Duquesne’s Senior Night, and Angela Stafileno, Nina Aho and Paige Cannon were honored in a ceremony before […]

Second half effort leads WBB to win over Rhode Island

Second half effort leads WBB to win over Rhode Island

David Borne | Sports Editor Feb. 20, 2020 Facing a 40-31 deficit at halftime, Duquesne’s women’s basketball recognized that a serious attitude adjustment needed to be made. The Dukes started the game flat and turned the ball over 11 times in the first two quarters. A dominant showing in the third quarter brought the Dukes […]

WBB knocks off previously unbeaten VCU on the road

WBB knocks off previously unbeaten VCU on the road

David Borne | Sports Editor Feb. 6, 2020 Heading into Sunday’s contest at the Siegel Center, it had been nearly a month since VCU lost a game. The Rams entered the day with an unblemished 7-0 record against Atlantic 10 opponents. A full team effort from Duquesne put an end to VCU’s winning streak, as […]

Former WBB standout Conor Richardson adjusting well to coaching role

Former WBB standout Conor Richardson adjusting well to coaching role

James Leo | Staff Writer Jan. 23, 2019 You may have noticed a familiar face on the Duquesne bench this season. Conor Richardson, who finished her playing days as a Duke in 2019, joined the women’s basketball staff as a graduate assistant for the 2019-20 season. For those unfamiliar with Richardson’s amazing stats, she averaged […]

New look WBB finding footing in non-conference play

New look WBB finding footing in non-conference play

David Borne | Sports Editor Nov. 14, 2019 While the roster has changed quite a bit and so has the logo on their uniforms, expectations for Duquesne’s women’s basketball program have remained the same. The bar is set high and head Coach Dan Burt hopes to turn heads in the Atlantic 10 once again. The […]

Former WBB star Agunbiade lands G-League coaching gig

Former WBB star Agunbiade lands G-League coaching gig

David Borne | Sports Editor Nov. 14, 2019 Basketball has taken Wumi Agunbiade all over the world.  Between multiple stops in Pittsburgh and playing professionally in Germany, Italy and Romania, the Pickering, Ontario native has traveled the globe to chase her dreams as a player and coach. Now as a junior coach for Raptors 905, […]

Can’t-miss games from the women’s basketball season

Can’t-miss games from the women’s basketball season

James Leo | Staff Writer Nov. 14, 2019 Fresh off a 19-13 campaign in 2018-19 (including an 11-5 mark in A-10 play), the Duquesne women’s basketball team is poised to give Duquesne fans a lot to cheer about this season. Although they lost several key contributors from last year, this year’s team is in a […]

WBB drops season opener to Kent State at the buzzer

WBB drops season opener to Kent State at the buzzer

David Borne | Sports Editor Nov. 7, 2019 With just over four seconds to play in Duquesne women’s basketball’s home opener at PPG Paints Arena on Tuesday, Kent State drew up a play for redshirt senior guard Megan Carter. After inbounding the ball, Carter quickly got possession back, rolled to the rim and buried a […]

Duquesne WBB unveils non-conference schedule

Duquesne WBB unveils non-conference schedule

David Borne | Sports Editor Sept. 12, 2019 Duquesne women’s basketball announced its 2019 non-conference schedule on Sept. 5. The Dukes will be playing a total of 13 games before getting into Atlantic 10 play. Eight of those games will be on the road, with the rest coming at three different venues in the Pittsburgh […]

Duquesne women’s team falls to Saint Louis

Duquesne women’s team falls to Saint Louis

David Borne | Staff Writer Feb. 13, 2019 Following most losses this season, Dan Burt has given the same message: His team did not play physically enough to win the ball game. His opening statement Wednesday afternoon following his team’s 67-63 loss against Saint Louis echoed those that same sentiment. “The game was lost with […]

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