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Robinson named A-10 Scholar Athlete of the Year

Robinson named A-10 Scholar Athlete of the Year

Natalie Fiorilli | Asst. Sports Editor Even as a graduate, former Duquesne women’s basketball guard April Robinson continues to add to her impressive collegiate résumé — with her latest accolade being named the Atlantic 10 Scholar Athlete of the Year. The award is received by one female and one male student-athlete representing the Atlantic 10 […]

WBB loss to UConn will only strengthen team

WBB loss to UConn will only strengthen team

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke The 2015-16 season was a year of firsts for the Duquesne women’s basketball team. The Dukes made history this year by earning the program’s first-ever NCAA Tournament bid. And Duquesne came to win, topping Seton Hall by a 21-point margin in its debut first-round game last Saturday. For some, […]

WBB tops Seton Hall, advances to second round of NCAA Tournament

WBB tops Seton Hall, advances to second round of NCAA Tournament

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke Forty more minutes—against the top team in women’s basketball. The Duquesne women’s basketball team earned another forty minutes of post-season play after its 97-76 victory over Seton Hall in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.The Dukes will now face a number one seed in the University of […]

Women’s hoops expected to make NCAA tourney

Women’s hoops expected to make NCAA tourney

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke Michigan State, Florida State, Louisville and BYU – a list of teams in which the Duquesne women’s basketball team is ranked amongst in the NCAA rating percentage index, which is a very important factor in determining where a school gets seeded in the tournament. Duquesne, with an RPI […]

Women’s hoops falls to George Washington in A-10 Tournament final

Women’s hoops falls to George Washington in A-10 Tournament final

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke George Washington—the team to snap the Duquesne women’s basketball team’s 15-game winning streak earlier this season—ended Duquesne’s run at an Atlantic 10 Tournament Championship Sunday afternoon. Senior guard Deva’Nyar Workman racked up 19 points, six rebounds and five assists in the 63-60 Duquesne loss in the tournament final […]

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 […]

WBB falls to St. Bonaventure, secures third seed in A-10 Tourney

WBB falls to St. Bonaventure, secures third seed in A-10 Tourney

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke The Duquesne women’s basketball team will not be the sole Atlantic 10 champion this season, as a loss at St. Bonaventure Sunday afternoon resulted in a three-team tie for first place in the conference. The 60-48 loss brought the Dukes to the same 13-3 A-10 record as George […]

Women’s hoops routs La Salle

Women’s hoops routs La Salle

By Joseph Sykes | Sports Editor In its last home game of the season, the Duquesne women’s basketball team snagged a 74-49 win over La Salle Wednesday night. The Senior Night victory puts the Red & Blue at 13-3 in the Atlantic 10 and 25-3 overall. Heading into the matchup, the Explorers sat at the […]

Women’s hoops tops Rhode Island 61-56 for 22nd win

Women’s hoops tops Rhode Island 61-56 for 22nd win

By Bryanna McDermott | The Duquesne Duke Despite playing what head coach Dan Burt called a “sloppy” game, the women’s basketball team came out on top for their sixth-straight win after they defeated Rhode Island 61-56 in Wednesday night’s matchup. The win brings the Dukes record to 22-2 and 10-1 in the A-10 conference. In their […]

Gronas eyeing NCAA Tournament in final campaign

Gronas eyeing NCAA Tournament in final campaign

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke Nearly 4,000 miles away from her hometown of Bergen, Norway, senior guard Emilie Gronas of the Duquesne women’s basketball team is ready to return home. “I will definitely turn my focus on home after graduation,” Gronas said. “I have family, friends and a boyfriend that I really miss […]

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