David Borne

MBB’s Mike Hughes among national leaders in blocks

MBB’s Mike Hughes among national leaders in blocks

David Borne | Sports Editor It takes the perfect balance of aggression and discipline to block a shot. The defender must find a way to bring a sufficient amount of force to shutdown a shot attempt, but needs to remain calm enough to not be whistled for a foul. Duquesne’s Mike Hughes has mastered that […]

Basketball teams doing their job, students need to show support

Basketball teams doing their job, students need to show support

David Borne | Sports Editor Jan. 16, 2020 Through the first half of the 2019-20 college basketball slate, Duquesne fans have had plenty to cheer about. Coach Dan Burt and the women’s team are piecing together yet another strong year and hold an 11-6 record to start the season. While the women’s team has gotten […]

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, […]

Football loses first NEC game to Robert Morris

Football loses first NEC game to Robert Morris

David Borne | Sports Editor Nov. 14, 2019 Without starting quarterback Daniel Parr under center due to a broken collarbone, the Duquesne football team dropped a 41-21 result to the Robert Morris Colonials on Saturday in Moon Township. The loss marked the first in conference play for the Dukes, dropping their overall record to 6-3 […]

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 […]

Preview: Dukes football heads to Sacred Heart

Preview: Dukes football heads to Sacred Heart

David Borne | Sports Editor Oct. 17, 2019 The 2018 NEC co-champions will go head-to-head this weekend, as the Duquesne Dukes (3-2, 1-0) take on the Sacred Heart Pioneers (3-3, 1-1) on Saturday. Last season, the Dukes grabbed a 28-24 win against Sacred Heart. This matchup will likely play a major role in deciding who […]

MBB head coach Dambrot honored at previous job

MBB head coach Dambrot honored at previous job

  David Borne | Sports Editor Oct. 17, 2019 Before Keith Dambrot began his journey to revitalize Duquesne’s men’s basketball program, the Akron, OH native managed to build a college basketball empire in his hometown. Dambrot spent 13 seasons as the head coach of the University of Akron’s men’s basketball team, and established the program […]

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 […]

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