Women’s Basketball

03/22/2018 Sidebar: Women’s basketball team advances to face St. John’s in 3rd Round of WNIT

03/22/2018 Sidebar: Women’s basketball team advances to face St. John’s in 3rd Round of WNIT

The Duquesne women’s basketball team was victorious in Head Coach Dan Burt’s return to the sideline on March 19, beating Georgetown 69-66 in Washington, D.C., in the Second Round of the Women’s National Invitational Tournament. Burt, who returned to the sidelines on Monday evening following a one-game suspension handed down by the A-10 as a […]

Page 7 Sidebar — March 15, 2018

Compiled weekly by Sports Editor Adam Lindner WBB to WNIT: — After a 71-65 defeat at the hands of the Saint Louis women’s basketball team in the first round of the Atlantic 10 tournament on March 2, it became almost certain that Duquesne had failed to do enough to garner an NCAA Tournament bid. However, […]

Women’s basketball drops another home contest

Women’s basketball drops another home contest

By David Borne | Staff Writer Feb. 22, 2018 With a chance to clinch the second seed in the rapidly approaching Atlantic 10 Championship tournament, the Duquesne women’s basketball team (22-6, 12-3 A-10) fell 51-43 to Fordham at the A.J. Palumbo Center on Wednesday night. It was a game that started slowly scoring-wise for both […]

Richardson’s absence felt by listless women’s team in L

Richardson’s absence felt by listless women’s team in L

David Borne | Staff Writer 02/15/2018 Following the men’s basketball team’s blowout loss to Fordham in the first half of Duquesne’s basketball doubleheader on Feb. 10, it would have been easy for Duquesne fans to expect more success in the second portion of the afternoon. However, the women’s team played to a similar result. Led […]

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 […]

Page 7 Sidebar — Jan. 25, 2018

Compiled by Sports Editor Adam Lindner Duquesne Briefs — — On Jan. 24, both Duquesne basketball programs competed in A-10 matchups: the men fell in overtime at home to Richmond, 77-73, and the women bested Saint Joseph’s in Philadelphia, 61-42. — Following the Richmond game, Keith Dambrot’s team (14-7, 5-3) prepares to face No. 24 Rhode […]

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 […]

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 […]

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