Women’s Basketball

Franko ready to begin working with women’s basketball

Franko ready to begin working with women’s basketball

By Joseph Sykes | Sports Editor Over the past couple of seasons, the Duquesne women’s basketball team has been slowly evolving into one of the Atlantic 10’s premier programs thanks to head coach Dan Burt. Since Burt arrived in 2013, the Red & Blue have been on the fringe of making the NCAA Tournament. In […]

Burt discusses success of DU women’s basketball

Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke When Duquesne women’s basketball head coach Dan Burt was considering a long-term career, he asked himself, ‘How can I impact kids’ lives the most?’ The answer for him, was becoming a basketball coach. Fast forward 17 years from his first assistant coaching position at West Virginia University, and you […]

Women’s basketball advances in WNIT

Addison Smith | Opinions Editor Amadea Szamosi may have not recorded a point in the Duquesne women’s basketball team’s 48-47 victory over the University of Richmond in the second round of the WNIT, but finished the game as the most valuable player. Szamosi used her quick basketball smarts to draw a charging foul with 0.7 […]

Women’s basketball snubbed on Selection Monday

Addison Smith | Opinions Editor Two years ago, Belma Nurkic, April Robinson and the rest of the women’s basketball team had high hopes to make the 2013 NCAA Tournament. The Dukes finished 24-8 overall with only three conference losses in the regular season. They were a classic bubble team, and then on selection Monday their […]

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