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Former Dukes Nurkic, Moore making splash overseas

Former Dukes Nurkic, Moore making splash overseas

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke Nine players can now say they’ve made it to the pros under the guidance of women’s basketball coach Dan Burt. The two latest contract-signings occurred in January. Raegan Moore, a 2014 graduate, will play in Äänekoski, Finland, while Belma Nurkic of the 2015 graduating class, will compete in […]

Women’s basketball advances in WNIT

Addison Smith | Opinions Editor Amadea Szamosi may have not recorded a point in the Duquesne women’s basketball team’s 48-47 victory over the University of Richmond in the second round of the WNIT, but finished the game as the most valuable player. Szamosi used her quick basketball smarts to draw a charging foul with 0.7 […]

Women’s basketball snubbed on Selection Monday

Addison Smith | Opinions Editor Two years ago, Belma Nurkic, April Robinson and the rest of the women’s basketball team had high hopes to make the 2013 NCAA Tournament. The Dukes finished 24-8 overall with only three conference losses in the regular season. They were a classic bubble team, and then on selection Monday their […]

Women’s basketball reaches A-10 semifinals

Addison Smith | Opinions Editor Jose-Ann Johnson began to tear up during the postgame conference after the Duquesne women’s basketball team lost to the University of Dayton Flyers 74-60 in the Dukes’ first visit to the Atlantic 10 Championship semifinals since 2006 on Saturday in Richmond. The Dukes, the 3-seed in the tournament, lost to […]

Nurkic lifts Duquesne on Education Day at Palumbo

Rich Donahue | The Duquesne Duke Fresh off winning the Ball State Federal Credit Union Classic in Muncie, Indiana over the second weekend of Thanksgiving break, the Duquesne women’s basketball team welcomed the Kent State Golden Flashes to the Palumbo Center Wednesday afternoon. After losing to Princeton and Syracuse before the break at Palumbo, the […]

Seniors hope to change the culture for women

Zach Brendza | Features Editor The women’s basketball team prepares to open its season Sunday against Princeton with four key seniors leading the way. Guards Belma Nurkic and Olivia Bresnahan are expected to contribute heavily on the wings alongside junior point guard April Robinson, while forwards Jose-Ann Johnson and Stasia King will assume duties in […]

Women’s team looks to continue program’s winning ways

Rich Donahue | The Duquesne Duke As the 2014-2015 season approaches, the women’s basketball program has many questions left unanswered. Who will replace Wumi Agunbiade, Orsi Szecsi and Raegan Moore? What will the starting five look like? Will the Dukes make another post season appearance? Head coach Dan Burt enters his second season at the […]