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DU to host 2019 A-10 Women’s Basketball Championship

DU to host 2019 A-10 Women’s Basketball Championship

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 08/23/2018 Following a disappointing loss in the quarterfinals of the 2018 Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championship, Head Coach Dan Burt and the Duquesne women’s basketball team received some delightful news earlier this week: The 2019 A-10 women’s tournament will be held at the Dukes’ own A.J. Palumbo Center. After five […]

03/22/2018 Sidebar: Women’s basketball team advances to face St. John’s in 3rd Round of WNIT

03/22/2018 Sidebar: Women’s basketball team advances to face St. John’s in 3rd Round of WNIT

The Duquesne women’s basketball team was victorious in Head Coach Dan Burt’s return to the sideline on March 19, beating Georgetown 69-66 in Washington, D.C., in the Second Round of the Women’s National Invitational Tournament. Burt, who returned to the sidelines on Monday evening following a one-game suspension handed down by the A-10 as a […]

Primed for success, WBB aiming for A-10 title

Primed for success, WBB aiming for A-10 title

David Borne | Staff Writer 11/09/2017 With the 2017-18 season right around the corner, the Duquesne Dukes women’s basketball squad is set to make another run at an NCAA Tournament appearance. Returning 12 members from last year’s 18-win team that reached the Atlantic 10 Tournament final, head coach Dan Burt and his team have the […]

DU WBB displays depth in regular season finale

DU WBB displays depth in regular season finale

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor There was no time to fool around for the Duquesne women’s basketball team on Tuesday night, and the group showed it was all business as it stormed out to an 8-0 run to begin the game. In fact, the Dukes led by double digits for every second of the […]

Duquesne WBB downs Spiders to reach .500 mark

Duquesne WBB downs Spiders to reach .500 mark

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor Physicality and hustle propelled the Duquesne women’s basketball team to a 73-61 win over the University of Richmond Spiders on Wednesday night at the A.J. Palumbo Center. The Dukes out-rebounded the Spiders 44-25 and outscored them in the paint 30-14. Senior Amadea Szamosi and sophomore Julijana Vojinovic each scored […]

WBB continues slide after 76-63 loss to Charlotte

WBB continues slide after 76-63 loss to Charlotte

By Andrew White | Staff Writer The Duquesne women’s basketball team suffered a double-digit loss to its former Atlantic 10 foe, the Charlotte 49ers, on Tuesday night, dropping them to a 4-6 record to begin the 2016-17 season. Charlotte guard Lefty Webster scored 22 points to lead the 49ers to a 76-63 win over the […]

Women’s hoops stumbles to win over Lehigh

Women’s hoops stumbles to win over Lehigh

By Bri Schmid | Staff Writer On Sunday afternoon, the Duquesne women’s basketball team took to the court at the A.J. Palumbo Center for the first time this season for a nonconference matchup with Lehigh University. This game came just days after the Dukes suffered a tough loss to Ohio State on Friday, so it […]

Duquesne WBB looks to maintain recent success

Duquesne WBB looks to maintain recent success

By David Borne | Staff Writer The 2015-16 season for the Duquesne Dukes women’s basketball team was one they will never forget. However, with the 2016-17 season rapidly approaching, the team must move on from their best season in program history, and start a new journey toward reaching the NCAA Tournament. Coach Dan Burt will […]

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, […]