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Women’s basketball beats Fordham on Senior Night

Women’s basketball beats Fordham on Senior Night

David Borne | Sports Editor Feb. 27, 2020 After a tough loss to George Washington on Saturday, Duquesne’s women’s basketball found a way to right the ship against Fordham on Tuesday at the UPMC Events Center. Tuesday’s game was Duquesne’s Senior Night, and Angela Stafileno, Nina Aho and Paige Cannon were honored in a ceremony before […]

Second half effort leads WBB to win over Rhode Island

Second half effort leads WBB to win over Rhode Island

David Borne | Sports Editor Feb. 20, 2020 Facing a 40-31 deficit at halftime, Duquesne’s women’s basketball recognized that a serious attitude adjustment needed to be made. The Dukes started the game flat and turned the ball over 11 times in the first two quarters. A dominant showing in the third quarter brought the Dukes […]

WBB knocks off previously unbeaten VCU on the road

WBB knocks off previously unbeaten VCU on the road

David Borne | Sports Editor Feb. 6, 2020 Heading into Sunday’s contest at the Siegel Center, it had been nearly a month since VCU lost a game. The Rams entered the day with an unblemished 7-0 record against Atlantic 10 opponents. A full team effort from Duquesne put an end to VCU’s winning streak, as […]

WBB tops Akron, unbeaten in last six games

WBB tops Akron, unbeaten in last six games

David Borne | Sports Editor Dec. 5, 2019 Just over a minute into Wednesday afternoon’s game against Akron, Duquesne guard Nina Aho buried a three-point jumper to get the Dukes on the board. The deep-ball from Aho was the first of many for her squad. The Dukes would go on to knock down a program-record […]

New look WBB finding footing in non-conference play

New look WBB finding footing in non-conference play

David Borne | Sports Editor Nov. 14, 2019 While the roster has changed quite a bit and so has the logo on their uniforms, expectations for Duquesne’s women’s basketball program have remained the same. The bar is set high and head Coach Dan Burt hopes to turn heads in the Atlantic 10 once again. The […]

Former WBB star Agunbiade lands G-League coaching gig

Former WBB star Agunbiade lands G-League coaching gig

David Borne | Sports Editor Nov. 14, 2019 Basketball has taken Wumi Agunbiade all over the world.  Between multiple stops in Pittsburgh and playing professionally in Germany, Italy and Romania, the Pickering, Ontario native has traveled the globe to chase her dreams as a player and coach. Now as a junior coach for Raptors 905, […]

WBB drops season opener to Kent State at the buzzer

WBB drops season opener to Kent State at the buzzer

David Borne | Sports Editor Nov. 7, 2019 With just over four seconds to play in Duquesne women’s basketball’s home opener at PPG Paints Arena on Tuesday, Kent State drew up a play for redshirt senior guard Megan Carter. After inbounding the ball, Carter quickly got possession back, rolled to the rim and buried a […]

Duquesne WBB unveils non-conference schedule

Duquesne WBB unveils non-conference schedule

David Borne | Sports Editor Sept. 12, 2019 Duquesne women’s basketball announced its 2019 non-conference schedule on Sept. 5. The Dukes will be playing a total of 13 games before getting into Atlantic 10 play. Eight of those games will be on the road, with the rest coming at three different venues in the Pittsburgh […]

Duquesne women’s team falls to Saint Louis

Duquesne women’s team falls to Saint Louis

David Borne | Staff Writer Feb. 13, 2019 Following most losses this season, Dan Burt has given the same message: His team did not play physically enough to win the ball game. His opening statement Wednesday afternoon following his team’s 67-63 loss against Saint Louis echoed those that same sentiment. “The game was lost with […]

Duquesne WBB team set to face UMass in A-10 battle

Duquesne WBB team set to face UMass in A-10 battle

David Borne | Staff Writer Feb. 7, 2019 It’s been a year full of ups and downs for the Duquesne women’s basketball team. After surviving what was a loaded non-conference schedule, Duquesne seemingly found its rhythm at the beginning of conference play. Although, after a strong 5-1 start against Atlantic 10 opponents, Duquesne has dropped […]

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