Andrew Holman

2017-18 NBA Preview

2017-18 NBA Preview

As contenders remain, others scramble to supplement their rosters with talent necessary to compete with league’s top dogs Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 10/19/2017 With the dawn of a new NBA season upon us, it’s finally time to sit back, reflect on an anarchical offseason that saw numerous top players join new franchises, and prepare […]

Another journey down, on to the next chapter

Another journey down, on to the next chapter

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor One day you are unpacking your life into a dorm room hoping to find your home away from home, and before you know it, you are picking up your cap and gown from the campus bookstore and staring down the last two weeks of your college life. Life comes […]

Rooney leaves legacy in Pittsburgh, at Duquesne

Rooney leaves legacy in Pittsburgh, at Duquesne

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor A life well spent pretty much sums up the life of the late Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney. I was born and raised a Steelers fan, because of my dad, and I have bled Black & Gold ever since. When I was in seventh grade, I received a book for […]

Don’t be fooled, the Cavs are poised to repeat

Don’t be fooled, the Cavs are poised to repeat

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor A 12-15 record following the All-Star Break. Four straight losses to end the regular season. A frantic roster shuffle right before season’s end. A mere 3.5 point winning margin so far in the playoffs against a No. 7 seed. None of these represent signs of a team ready to […]

Dambrot hire means tourney drought is coming to a close

Dambrot hire means tourney drought is coming to a close

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor The Duquesne men’s basketball coaching search served as a metaphor for the last 40 years of the program — a complete trainwreck. The names of King Rice (Monmouth), Dane Fife (Michigan State) and James Whitford (Ball State) were all rumored to be in advanced talks with Duquesne to take […]

Pair of NEC honorees cap off successful bowling season

Pair of NEC honorees cap off successful bowling season

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor One year down for Duquesne women’s bowling and a lot to be proud of. The tandem of freshman Kelsey Hackbart and junior Cassidy Powers were named to the NEC All-Rookie team. Hackbart qualified for the 2017 Intercollegiate Singles Championships, which will take place on April 18-22 in Baton Rouge, […]

Duquesne selects Dambrot to reinvigorate MBB program

Duquesne selects Dambrot to reinvigorate MBB program

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor The Duquesne Dukes men’s basketball program found its coach as athletics director Dave Harper named Keith Dambrot the 17th coach in program history. Dambrot comes to the Bluff after spending 13 seasons at the University of Akron. In his time running the show for the Zips, Dambrot compiled a […]

2017 MBB coaching search continues

2017 MBB coaching search continues

Any takers? Coaches are fleeing to new opportunities and the Duquesne MBB position still remains unmanned.   By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor  It’s been nearly two weeks since Jim Ferry was fired, the King Rice era has ended before it could even begin and Atlantic 10 foes Massachusetts and Virginia Commonwealth have already filled […]

Clock keeps ticking on Dukes’ tourney drought

Clock keeps ticking on Dukes’ tourney drought

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor It’s time for a good old-fashioned reality check — the Duquesne men’s basketball program is a dumpster fire. Duquesne men’s basketball over the last 40 years has been a disgrace to the university, and after Jim Ferry’s firing last week, the program finds itself in yet another position to […]

Ferry era ends in firing

Ferry era ends in firing

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor Duquesne University Athletics Director Dave Harper decided Monday to oust Jim Ferry as the head coach of the Duquesne men’s basketball program. He spent five years in command of the Dukes, but left with just a 22-69 mark against Atlantic 10 competition and a 60-97 record overall. “In consultation […]