College Basketball

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 […]

Dambrot, Randall II finally team up at DU

Dambrot, Randall II finally team up at DU

After years of recruiting efforts on Dambrot’s part and a timely transfer from the University of Memphis,  player and coach will finally see the floor together in 2018 Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 09/20/2018 After spending his first three collegiate seasons at UNC Greensboro from 2009-12, Youngstown, Ohio, native Kyle Randall transferred to Central Michigan […]

Paying student-athletes remains difficult legal proposition

Paying student-athletes remains difficult legal proposition

Nicole Prieto | Staff Writer 11/09/2017 Arizona Wildcats Assistant Coach Emanuel “Book” Richardson was arrested in Tucson on Sept. 26 on several charges for conspiracy to commit bribery and fraud, reported the Arizona Daily Star. As a law student who claims the University of Arizona (UA) as an alma mater, the FBI investigation into college […]

Blue Devils, Spartans among nation’s best

Blue Devils, Spartans among nation’s best

Matt Dougherty & Drew White | Staff Writers 11/09/2017 College basketball season is finally upon us, whether October’s abnormally warm weather made you forget about it or not. Here at Duquesne, excitement abounds as coach Keith Dambrot prepares to head the men’s team for the first time in an unwelcoming Atlantic 10. Across the country, […]

Dambrot hire means tourney drought is coming to a close

Dambrot hire means tourney drought is coming to a close

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor The Duquesne men’s basketball coaching search served as a metaphor for the last 40 years of the program — a complete trainwreck. The names of King Rice (Monmouth), Dane Fife (Michigan State) and James Whitford (Ball State) were all rumored to be in advanced talks with Duquesne to take […]

Unexpected Final Four hints at unpredictable ending

Unexpected Final Four hints at unpredictable ending

By Adam Lindner | Asst. Sports Editor As we inch toward the last weekend of the college basketball season, we can look back and marvel at what’s been a fabulously intriguing year thus far. While it’s bittersweet that college basketball is soon to be wrapping up once again, the Final Four is what college hoops […]

2017 MBB coaching search continues

2017 MBB coaching search continues

Any takers? Coaches are fleeing to new opportunities and the Duquesne MBB position still remains unmanned.   By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor  It’s been nearly two weeks since Jim Ferry was fired, the King Rice era has ended before it could even begin and Atlantic 10 foes Massachusetts and Virginia Commonwealth have already filled […]

Erasing the “rebuilding” label: Dukes sign first ever grad transfers

Erasing the “rebuilding” label: Dukes sign first ever grad transfers

Andrew Holman | Sports Editor A mass departure of both graduating seniors and transferring underclassmen left the Duquesne men’s basketball program with a disheartening and gloomy vibe. But on Tuesday head coach Jim Ferry announced the additions of Emile Blackman and Kale Abrahamson— the first two graduate transfers in the history of Duquesne basketball. Both […]