Women’s basketball

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 […]

DU WBB displays depth in regular season finale

DU WBB displays depth in regular season finale

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor There was no time to fool around for the Duquesne women’s basketball team on Tuesday night, and the group showed it was all business as it stormed out to an 8-0 run to begin the game. In fact, the Dukes led by double digits for every second of the […]

Senior night signals go-time for Duquesne WBB

Senior night signals go-time for Duquesne WBB

By David Borne | Staff Writer With less than two weeks before the Atlantic 10 Tournament, the Duquesne Dukes women’s basketball team improved its conference record to 7-6 with a dominant 70-51 win over Virginia Commonwealth University on Sunday at the A.J. Palumbo Center. Sunday afternoon’s matchup was Senior Day for Duquesne. Prior to the […]

Duquesne WBB downs Spiders to reach .500 mark

Duquesne WBB downs Spiders to reach .500 mark

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor Physicality and hustle propelled the Duquesne women’s basketball team to a 73-61 win over the University of Richmond Spiders on Wednesday night at the A.J. Palumbo Center. The Dukes out-rebounded the Spiders 44-25 and outscored them in the paint 30-14. Senior Amadea Szamosi and sophomore Julijana Vojinovic each scored […]

Amadea Szamosi leaves her mark with 1,000th point

Amadea Szamosi leaves her mark with 1,000th point

By Andrew White | Staff Writer On Jan. 7, Duquesne’s women’s basketball forward Amadea Szamosi reached a career milestone. The 6-foot-3 senior recorded her 1,000th career point in a Dukes uniform coming on a putback layup as time expired in the first quarter of the team’s 73-51 victory over conference foe Davidson. “Honestly I didn’t […]

Duquesne women rout preseason favorite Saint Louis 94-65

Duquesne women rout preseason favorite Saint Louis 94-65

By David Borne | Staff Writer Behind the efforts of senior Amadea Szamosi and sophomore Julijana Vojinovic, the Duquesne Dukes picked apart the Saint Louis Billikens on Wednesday night and ended up winning 94-65, their largest margin of victory in the 2016-17 campaign. Wednesday’s game was International Night at the Palumbo Center, a celebration of […]

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