Women’s basketball

WBB clobbers La Salle to move to 5-0 in A-10 play

WBB clobbers La Salle to move to 5-0 in A-10 play

David Borne | Staff Writer 01/18/2018 With a 78-50 win over La Salle at the A.J. Palumbo Center Wednesday night, the Duquesne women’s basketball team successfully extended its win streak to five and improved its overall record to 15-3 on the season, and 5-0 in Atlantic 10 play. Duquesne and Dayton remain the only two […]

Remembering sports’ biggest stories from 2017

Remembering sports’ biggest stories from 2017

Drew White | Staff Writer 01/11/2018 Failures and successes. The end of some eras, and the beginnings of others. Comebacks and collapses. Streaks, both ending and beginning. And, of course, controversy. These are just a few words and ways to describe the most recent year in sports. On the Bluff, Duquesne certainly saw it’s fair […]

Primed for success, WBB aiming for A-10 title

Primed for success, WBB aiming for A-10 title

David Borne | Staff Writer 11/09/2017 With the 2017-18 season right around the corner, the Duquesne Dukes women’s basketball squad is set to make another run at an NCAA Tournament appearance. Returning 12 members from last year’s 18-win team that reached the Atlantic 10 Tournament final, head coach Dan Burt and his team have the […]

Vojinovic finds home away from home at Duquesne

Vojinovic finds home away from home at Duquesne

Bryanna McDermott | Asst. Photo Editor 11/09/2017 When Julijana Vojinovic first arrived in the United States, she felt like she was in a movie thanks to culture shock. The junior guard for Duquesne’s women’s basketball team came to the U.S. on Aug. 15, 2015, all the way from her hometown of Cacak, Serbia. While she […]

Sports Briefs

Sports Briefs

Compiled by Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Kyrie Irving dealt to Boston for package including All-Star guard Isaiah Thomas – On Tuesday night, the Boston Celtics acquired perennial All-Star guard Kyrie Irving from the Cleveland Cavaliers for guard Isaiah Thomas, forward Jae Crowder, forward Ante Zizic and a 2018 Brooklyn Nets first-round pick, which is […]

2016-17 Duke Awards

2016-17 Duke Awards

The Duke recognizes remarkable players, coaches and teams for their successes over the past year. By Adam Lindner | Asst. Sports Editor The 2016-17 academic year is quickly drawing to a close, but not before we take one last look back on Duquesne athletics’ brightest performers over the past nine months. Conference Champions: Football (shared […]

Women’s hoops finishes off another strong campaign

Women’s hoops finishes off another strong campaign

By David Borne | Staff Writer Another season down, another impressive year for the Duquesne women’s basketball program and head coach Dan Burt. It was a season that ended with a first round departure at Drexel in the National Invitational Tournament, but it ended a lot more promising than it began. Losing their two leading […]

Dukes WBB hopes to make memorable WNIT run

Dukes WBB hopes to make memorable WNIT run

By David Borne | Staff Writer After a season full of ups and downs, the Duquesne Dukes women’s basketball team received a WNIT bid on Monday night and will play at Drexel in the tournament’s opening round. The season featured big out-of-conference wins over teams like St. John’s and crosstown rival Pittsburgh. Duquesne also took […]

Duquesne WBB playing for another tomorrow

Duquesne WBB playing for another tomorrow

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor “Do or die.” Head coach Dan Burt began his press conferences with these words after the Dukes (16-14, 9-8) solidified a trip to Richmond, Virginia and secured a spot in the Atlantic 10 Championship Quarterfinals with a 66-55 win over the George Mason Patriots (13-17, 6-10) at the A.J. […]

Second half surge sends Duquesne WBB to Richmond

Second half surge sends Duquesne WBB to Richmond

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor The No. 7 seeded Duquesne Dukes women’s basketball team hosted No. 10 George Mason at the A.J. Palumbo Center in the opening round of the 2017 Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championship on Saturday afternoon and pulled out a 66-55 win to advance to the next round of the tournament […]

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