Women’s Basketball

Women’s team experiencing shooting woes early

Women’s team experiencing shooting woes early

David Borne | Staff Writer Nov. 29, 2018 Almost through the first month of their season, the women’s basketball team is off to a bit of a rocky start. However, coming off consecutive wins over Saint Francis and Kent State, the team looks to finally be finding their stride. The win over Kent State on […]

Duquesne women’s basketball team falls in opener

Duquesne women’s basketball team falls in opener

David Borne | Staff Writer 11/8/2018 The Duquesne women’s basketball squad came out of the gate slowly in its 2018-19 opener Tuesday, and never really managed to find their groove. Taking on TCU down in Fort Worth, Texas, the Dukes opened up the contest missing their first nine shots. The Horned Frogs took an early […]

Preseason favorite Duquesne begins season in Texas

Preseason favorite Duquesne begins season in Texas

David Borne | Staff Writer 11/01/2018 Returning nearly all of its talent from another 20-plus win season last year, Duquesne women’s basketball is ready for another season of success in 2018-19. With lofty Atlantic 10 expectations to fulfill, Head Coach Dan Burt has made sure that his team will be ready for conference play when […]

WBB guard Aho set to return to court following meniscus tear

WBB guard Aho set to return to court following meniscus tear

David Borne | Staff Writer 09/27/2018 Heading into what was supposed to have been her sophomore season in 2017, Duquesne women’s basketball guard Nina Aho turned heads during training sessions. In fact, Aho looked so comfortable on the court that head coach Dan Burt admits she was in line to earn a starting role. But, […]

DU to host 2019 A-10 Women’s Basketball Championship

DU to host 2019 A-10 Women’s Basketball Championship

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 08/23/2018 Following a disappointing loss in the quarterfinals of the 2018 Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championship, Head Coach Dan Burt and the Duquesne women’s basketball team received some delightful news earlier this week: The 2019 A-10 women’s tournament will be held at the Dukes’ own A.J. Palumbo Center. After five […]

Recent Duquesne Athletics News Round-Up

Recent Duquesne Athletics News Round-Up

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor June 21, 2018 Summer officially begins in the Northern Hemisphere today (Thursday, June 21), but there have already been several happenings within Duquesne’s numerous athletics programs thus far this summer break. June 20 — Eric Harper, who worked with Keith Dambrot for five seasons at Akron prior to a one-year […]

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 […]

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