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Men’s hoops wins big over Nebraska-Omaha in CBI

Men’s hoops wins big over Nebraska-Omaha in CBI

By Andrew Holman | The Duquesne Duke The Dukes got their first taste of the postseason since 2011, defeating Nebraska-Omaha by a staggering 120-112 score. And nope, there was no overtime. Duquesne shot a remarkable 63 percent from the floor and converted on 34 of 44 free throw attempts in this high-scoring affair. The Dukes […]

Men’s hoops drops fourth-straight game with loss to GW

Men’s hoops drops fourth-straight game with loss to GW

By Andrew Holman | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne squared off with the George Washington Colonials hoping to officially burst their NCAA tournament bubble, but were unable to capitalize on the opportunity. The game was a back-and-forth tilt much of the way, but eventually the Colonials pulled away and picked up an important 81-74 victory. This […]

Steel emerges as bright spot in another tough loss

Steel emerges as bright spot in another tough loss

By Andrew Holman | The Duquesne Duke Less than a week removed from a disheartening 76-74 loss to the Dayton Flyers, Duquesne saw another double digit lead go to waste on Sunday, falling to the University of Massachusetts Minutemen 108-99 in overtime. There is no telling when the bleeding is going to stop for Duquesne. What […]

Despite second-straight loss, men’s hoops show life

Despite second-straight loss, men’s hoops show life

By Andrew Holman | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne suffered a pair of conference losses this past week – a 93-82 beat down by Davidson and a 76-74 heartbreaker to Dayton – with each telling a very different story. Traveling to Dayton, the Dukes had an opportunity Tuesday night to pick up a marquee win and […]

Men’s team snags huge win over St. Bonaventure, improve to 12-6 overall

Men’s team snags huge win over St. Bonaventure, improve to 12-6 overall

By Joseph Sykes | Sports Editor The Duquesne men’s basketball team secured their second-straight win over an Atlantic 10 opponent Saturday night after defeating the St. Bonaventure Bonnies 95-88. The Dukes snapped the upstate New York school’s five-game winning streak and handed them their first conference loss this season. The Dukes’ victory was highlighted by […]

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 […]

Men’s team in rut after Jones, Mason catch injury bug

Men’s team in rut after Jones, Mason catch injury bug

By Joseph Sykes | Sports Editor The Duquesne men’s basketball team currently owns a record of 10-4 nearly halfway through the 2015-16 season, which is something to marvel at if you’ve been following the Red & Blue the past few years. However, with injuries to starting seniors Micah Mason and Jeremiah Jones, the Dukes over […]

Duquesne hoops teams get crucial Saturday wins

Duquesne hoops teams get crucial Saturday wins

By Julian Routh and Natalie Fiorilli The wins keep coming. That’s the only clear takeaway from Saturday’s men’s and women’s basketball double-header, which saw two important victories for Duquesne in completely different fashions: one a sloppy nailbiter and the other a blowout over a top-25 team. Women’s Basketball: Duquesne 76, #25 St. John’s 57 It’s been […]

Hope is not lost for Dukes after disappointing loss to Pitt

Hope is not lost for Dukes after disappointing loss to Pitt

By Andrew Holman | The Duquesne Duke The Dukes rolled to a 6-1 start to begin the season and it seemed everyone was drinking the Duquesne basketball Kool-Aid. The hype around the City Game was at an all-time high since the beginning of the Coach Jim Ferry era. This was finally going to be the […]

Pitt routs Duquesne in City Game, wins 15th straight meeting

Pitt routs Duquesne in City Game, wins 15th straight meeting

By Joseph Sykes | Sports Editor Friday’s intercity matchup between Pitt and Duquesne once again failed to reignite the two team’s old rivalry after the Panthers routed the Dukes 96-74 for their 15th straight victory over their Forbes Avenue neighbors. Heading into the game, the Dukes were 6-1 – their best start to a season […]

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