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Lack of chemisty apparent in exhibition loss to Mansfield

Lack of chemisty apparent in exhibition loss to Mansfield

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor The 2016-17 basketball season is officially here and with Derrick Colter, Micah Mason and Jeremiah Jones all graduated, the exhibition contest against the Mansfield Mountaineers was the fans’ first chance to catch a glimpse of the new-look Duquesne Dukes. A lack of communication on both sides of the court […]

Men’s hoops takes care of business against St. Louis, win first conference matchup

Men’s hoops takes care of business against St. Louis, win first conference matchup

By Andrew Holman | The Duquesne Duke The Duquesne men’s basketball team outplayed the Saint Louis Billikens in a high scoring bout at the A.J. Palumbo Center, winning by a score of 81-71 Wednesday night. The night started with a turnover form Derrick Colter, but the Dukes quickly went on a 15-0 run, allowing fans […]

Rhodes ready for season after beating cancer

Rhodes ready for season after beating cancer

By Joseph Sykes | Sports Editor John Rhodes is a man familiar with success. From being a standout basketball player at Ohio University in the late 1980s to coaching his alma mater to the NCAA tournament in 2005, the Dukes’ assistant coach never had trouble making a name for himself. When Rhodes was diagnosed with […]

Men’s team falls to GW in second round of A-10’s

Pat Higgins | Sports Editor After securing the program’s first win at the Atlantic 10 Championship since 2009 on Wednesday night over St. Louis, the men’s basketball team fell to George Washington 73-55 in the second round of the conference championship on Thursday night at the Barclays Center. Coach Jim Ferry said he was proud […]

Dukes defeat St. Louis, advance in A-10 Tourney

Dukes defeat St. Louis, advance in A-10 Tourney

Pat Higgins | Sports Editor In their final regular season game and senior Dominique McKoy’s final game on the Bluff, the men’s basketball team fell to a sharp-shooting Davidson squad 107-79 on Saturday night at the Palumbo Center. Tylar Kalinoski (32 points, 8-of-10 from 3-point) led the way for the visiting Wildcats, who knocked down […]

Dukes down Billikens at home 79-66

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor The Duquesne men’s basketball team put forth a dominant effort at home on Wednesday night. They overwhelmed the Saint Louis Billikens en route to a 79-66 win. The Dukes now stand at 10-16, 5-10 in the Atlantic 10, with three games left in the conference schedule. The Billikens fall to […]

Dukes upset Dayton at Consol

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor The Dukes pulled off a colossal upset on Saturday afternon at the Consol Energy Center by defeating the second-best team in the Atlantic 10, the Dayton Flyers, 83-73. The Dukes improved to 9-16 and 4-10 in the A-10, while Dayton dropped to 20-6 and 10-4 in the A-10. Head coach […]

‘Everybody did their part’ as Dukes pound GW at Palumbo Center

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor The Duquesne men’s basketball team came out aggressive Wednesday night and secured a win against the George Washington Colonials. The Dukes won by a score of 78-62 and improved to 8-14, 3-8 in the Atlantic 10. The Colonials dropped to 17-7 (7-4 A-10). Dukes Coach Jim Ferry felt this was […]

Dukes pick up a win and a streak of confidence

Dukes pick up a win and a streak of confidence

Pat Higgins | Sports Editor Coach Jim Ferry called it “somewhat of a rock fight in the first half,” but the men’s basketball team made enough plays in all facets of the game to notch its second conference win of the season over the visiting George Mason Patriots. The Dukes held the Patriots to 13.8 […]

Dukes can compete, must execute to win

Pat Higgins | Sports Editor After Saturday’s loss to Virginia Commonwealth University at the Consol Energy Center, Coach Jim Ferry was naturally disappointed with the result of the game. The Dukes, after all, rallied from a 14-point halftime deficit and were within one basket of tying the game, with possession of the ball and 2:26 […]