basketball

Duquesne’s Chuck Cooper headed to Hall of Fame

Duquesne’s Chuck Cooper headed to Hall of Fame

Adam Lindner | Staff Writer Sept. 5, 2019 Per a 2016 article by The Undefeated’s Marc J. Spears, more than 74% of players on NBA rosters were black men during the 2015-16 season. Roughly 69 years ago, however, the league’s racial barrier had yet to be broken. So, when Chuck Cooper — a Duquesne basketball […]

A-10 releases men’s basketball schedule

A-10 releases men’s basketball schedule

Adam Lindner | Staff Writer Sept. 5, 2019 On Wednesday, Sept. 4, the Atlantic 10 Conference released its men’s basketball league schedule, solidifying Duquesne’s basketball slate in the process. In addition to the non-conference portion of Duquesne’s schedule, which was revealed on Aug. 15, the Dukes will play a total of 30 regular season games […]

MBB Dukes release non-conference schedule

MBB Dukes release non-conference schedule

Adam Lindner | Staff Writer August 22, 2019 On Aug. 15, Duquesne revealed its 2019-20 men’s basketball non-conference slate, complete with trips to the Bahamas, St. Petersburg, Fla. and Cleveland, among others. In all, the Dukes will play 12 non-league contests prior to the start of Atlantic 10 play. With the team’s on-campus arena undergoing […]

Golden State controls its own destiny

Golden State controls its own destiny

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor May 2, 2019 Game 5 of last season’s Western Conference Finals, as well as the series’ ensuing games, were a monumental moment in the Golden State Warriors’ current dynastical run. Tied 2-2 in the best-of-seven set with the Houston Rockets, Golden State entered a hostile Toyota Center environment looking for […]

Dukes add graduate transfer; Williams Jr. to Oregon

Dukes add graduate transfer; Williams Jr. to Oregon

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor April 25, 2019 Baylee Steele, a 6-foot-11, 245-pound center who played last season for the Utah Valley University Wolverines, has signed a financial aid agreement with Duquesne. Steele, a graduate transfer, will be eligible to play for the Dukes in 2019-20. Steele, a Norwalk, Iowa native, spent his freshman season […]

Damian Lillard puts Russell Westbrook in tough spot

Damian Lillard puts Russell Westbrook in tough spot

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor April 25, 2019 On Tuesday night, Portland point guard Damian Lillard connected on a game-winning 3-point shot that surely rivals any NBA buzzer-beater in recent memory. Tied at 115 each with around 20 seconds remaining in regulation, Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook missed a contested lay-up at the rim before […]

Four Duquesne men’s basketball players to leave

Four Duquesne men’s basketball players to leave

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer April 11, 2019 A quartet of Duquesne men’s basketball players have announced their intentions to transfer from the program. Sophomore Eric Williams Jr., along with freshmen Brandon Wade, Gavin Bizeau and Dylan Swingle, entered their names in the NCAA transfer portal this week. Williams’ departure figures to be the most […]

Duke editors try hand with NCAA Tournament brackets

<em>Duke</em> editors try hand with NCAA Tournament brackets

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor March 28, 2019 Each March, the NCAA Tournament demands the nation’s attention, decreasing work productivity in the process. Besides, who has time for anything else when there are games to catch, brackets to complete and madness to witness? In the friendly confines of The Duke’s newsroom, things are no different. […]

DU, Pitt call off City Game for 2019-20 season

DU, Pitt call off City Game for 2019-20 season

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer March 28, 2019 After much speculation, it was officially announced last Thursday that the City Game will not be played in 2019, but will resume in 2020. The annual matchup between Duquesne and Pitt was cancelled for this upcoming year due to alleged scheduling issues for the Panthers. In preparation […]

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