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A-10 announces MBB schedules

A-10 announces MBB schedules

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Sept. 6, 2018 On Wed., Sept. 5, the Atlantic 10 released its 2018-19 men’s basketball schedule, finalizing each remaining date on Duquesne’s men’s basketball schedule. The Dukes, who will be televised nationally four times during conference play, begin A-10 play at 2018 NCAA participant Davidson on Jan. 5 (6 p.m., […]

Atlantic 10 represented strongly in NCAA Tournament field

Atlantic 10 represented strongly in NCAA Tournament field

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 03/15/2018 Fans of the Atlantic 10 Conference have plenty to be excited about following the conclusion of the league’s annual men’s basketball championship tournament, which was played in Washington, D.C., from March 7-11 at Capital One Arena. In what was considered a down year from the season’s outset for the […]

Police charge former Duquesne basketball player in Sept. 2 sexual assault case

Police charge former Duquesne basketball player in Sept. 2 sexual assault case

Raymond Arke | News Editor 01/24/18 UPDATE: Washington appeared in court for his preliminary hearing, according to the criminal docket. His formal arraignment has been scheduled for March 22. 10/30/17 Charges of rape and sexual assault were filed against Duquesne student and former Dukes basketball player Nick Washington on Oct. 29. Washington, who is no […]

Understanding Duquesne MBB’s weak non-conference slate

Understanding Duquesne MBB’s weak non-conference slate

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Duquesne’s last win versus an AP-ranked team came on Feb. 27, 2014, at No. 10 Saint Louis, yet the Dukes will almost positively not dethrone a Top 25 club during Keith Dambrot’s first year at the helm of the men’s basketball team. That’s not necessarily a knock on the state […]

WBB heads to A-10 Championship with win over Saint Louis

WBB heads to A-10 Championship with win over Saint Louis

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke One more win. That’s all it will take for the Duquesne women’s basketball team to earn its first-ever bid to the NCAA Tournament. The Dukes are now one step closer to the big dance with a 56-52 victory over Saint Louis in the semifinal of the Atlantic 10 […]

Women’s hoops top Fordham, advance to semifinal of A-10 Tournament

Women’s hoops top Fordham, advance to semifinal of A-10 Tournament

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke No lead is safe in the Atlantic 10 Tournament—and Fordham proved that in the quarterfinal Friday night against the Duquesne women’s basketball team. Despite a powerful first half performance by the Dukes, and a margin as large as 13 points in the third quarter, Fordham would gain its […]

New Kid on the Bluff: Maddie Layman

New Kid on the Bluff: Maddie Layman

Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke Twenty or thirty years ago, it was not that uncommon to find an athlete who had it “all”. Skill, speed, athleticism and drive are just a few qualities that someone needs to own the title. From Michael Jordan and his famous work ethic, to the humble Walter Payton, players […]

How are the Dukes doing? A midseason recap

Addie Smith and Saúl Berríos-Thomas | The Duquesne Duke  With conference play coming up soon for Duquesne’s fall sports teams, we at The Duke thought we would recap their seasons thus (for volleyball, see page 8) to make things easier come conference play and the Atlantic-10 tournaments for each sport. Duquesne men’s soccer  The Duquesne […]

Duquesne women fall to St. Joseph’s in A-10 quarterfinals

Duquesne women fall to St. Joseph’s in A-10 quarterfinals

Addie Smith | Sports Editor After a close first half, the Duquesne women’s basketball couldn’t find a way to overtake St. Joseph’s in 73-60 loss in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic-10 tournament Saturday. Despite great performances from junior forward and A-10 First Team honoree Wumi Agunbiade, who scored a team-high 20 points, and senior guard […]

Duquesne women’s basketball shows strength, but not enough

Duquesne women’s basketball shows strength, but not enough

Pat Higgins | The Duquesne Duke After defeating Virginia Commonwealth University in the first round at the Atlantic-10 Tournament last Friday, the Duquesne women’s basketball team positioned themselves for a quarterfinal rematch with St. Joseph’s; a team they lost to by one point in an overtime thriller at the A.J. Palumbo Center earlier in the […]