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Three insights from Duquesne’s conference outset

Three insights from Duquesne’s conference outset

Four games into Atlantic 10 play, DU sits near the top of the league’s crowded standings at 3-1. Wins over Fordham, Saint Joseph’s and Richmond should have fans excited for the coming months, but the Dukes look far from dominant. Here are a few things I’ve noticed thus far in watching the team. Adam Lindner […]

Panthers thrash Dukes in City Game, 74-53

Panthers thrash Dukes in City Game, 74-53

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 12/06/2018 For the second consecutive year, Duquesne entered the City Game with high expectations, only to be stifled by Pitt, 74-53. It was a competitive matchup, though Pitt eventually pulled away to grab the 21-point win at PPG Paints Arena on Friday, Nov. 30. This most recent edition of the […]

A tale of two resurgent city basketball programs

A tale of two resurgent city basketball programs

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Nov. 29, 2018 Following the close of the 2017-18 college basketball season, Duquesne and Pitt were heading in very different directions. The Dukes had wrapped up a season that, despite ending with a 1-7 stretch from February on, was surprisingly inspiring. Duquesne was once an elite program, but that was […]

Women’s team experiencing shooting woes early

Women’s team experiencing shooting woes early

David Borne | Staff Writer Nov. 29, 2018 Almost through the first month of their season, the women’s basketball team is off to a bit of a rocky start. However, coming off consecutive wins over Saint Francis and Kent State, the team looks to finally be finding their stride. The win over Kent State on […]

Dukes hit the ground hot, jump to 2-0

Dukes hit the ground hot, jump to 2-0

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 11/15/2018 Prior to Nov. 10’s season opener against William & Mary, the vast majority of observers were totally unsure of what to expect from the Duquesne men’s basketball team this season. With 11 newcomers on the team’s roster, there was certainly cause for excitement surrounding the program’s trajectory, as it’s […]

Blue bloods heavily stocked as hoops begin

Blue bloods heavily stocked as hoops begin

Staff Writer Jacob Hebda & Sports Editor Adam Lindner 11/8/2018 College basketball was welcomed back on Nov. 6 in the form of several high-profile matchups, with the annual Champion’s Classic pitting No. 10 Michigan State against No. 1 Kansas and No. 4 Duke, coached by Mike Krzyzewski, against John Calipari’s No. 2 Kentucky Wildcats. The […]

Men’s basketball team kicks off ‘18-19 versus W&M

Men’s basketball team kicks off ‘18-19 versus W&M

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 11/8/2018 To a man, a lot can change over the course of a year. Within the realm of college basketball, almost everything about a team can change within just one offseason. Just ask Keith Dambrot. In Dambrot’s inaugural season as the head coach at Duquesne in 2017, the Dukes returned […]

Duquesne women’s basketball team falls in opener

Duquesne women’s basketball team falls in opener

David Borne | Staff Writer 11/8/2018 The Duquesne women’s basketball squad came out of the gate slowly in its 2018-19 opener Tuesday, and never really managed to find their groove. Taking on TCU down in Fort Worth, Texas, the Dukes opened up the contest missing their first nine shots. The Horned Frogs took an early […]

College hoops season brings excitement nationally, at DU

College hoops season brings excitement nationally, at DU

On the national level, hoops fans everywhere are excited for the 2018-19 college basketball season to begin on Nov. 6. Fans at Duquesne are no different, eagerly awaiting the arrival of several talented newcomers Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 11/01/2018 The last time Duquesne fans saw the Dukes take to the court was on March […]

Duquesne announces “transformation” of Palumbo Center into the new UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse

Duquesne announces “transformation” of Palumbo Center into the new UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 10/23/18 Duquesne University, donors and public officials celebrated the announcement of the UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse, set to replace the existing A.J. Palumbo Center, at a special event on Oct. 23. The extensive renovations of the arena will begin in March 2019. The new Fieldhouse will feature a radically different and modernized […]

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