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WBB loss to UConn will only strengthen team

WBB loss to UConn will only strengthen team

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke The 2015-16 season was a year of firsts for the Duquesne women’s basketball team. The Dukes made history this year by earning the program’s first-ever NCAA Tournament bid. And Duquesne came to win, topping Seton Hall by a 21-point margin in its debut first-round game last Saturday. For some, […]

Women’s hoops falls to George Washington in A-10 Tournament final

Women’s hoops falls to George Washington in A-10 Tournament final

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke George Washington—the team to snap the Duquesne women’s basketball team’s 15-game winning streak earlier this season—ended Duquesne’s run at an Atlantic 10 Tournament Championship Sunday afternoon. Senior guard Deva’Nyar Workman racked up 19 points, six rebounds and five assists in the 63-60 Duquesne loss in the tournament final […]

Women’s hoops top Fordham, advance to semifinal of A-10 Tournament

Women’s hoops top Fordham, advance to semifinal of A-10 Tournament

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke No lead is safe in the Atlantic 10 Tournament—and Fordham proved that in the quarterfinal Friday night against the Duquesne women’s basketball team. Despite a powerful first half performance by the Dukes, and a margin as large as 13 points in the third quarter, Fordham would gain its […]

Women’s hoops tops Rhode Island 61-56 for 22nd win

Women’s hoops tops Rhode Island 61-56 for 22nd win

By Bryanna McDermott | The Duquesne Duke Despite playing what head coach Dan Burt called a “sloppy” game, the women’s basketball team came out on top for their sixth-straight win after they defeated Rhode Island 61-56 in Wednesday night’s matchup. The win brings the Dukes record to 22-2 and 10-1 in the A-10 conference. In their […]

Women’s basketball wins OT thriller

Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke The Duquesne women’s basketball team extended its winning streak to seven games on Wednesday night after coming from behind to beat Atlantic 10 rival Richmond in a thrilling 58-51 overtime victory at the Palumbo Center. With the win, the Dukes improved to 18-8 overall and 10-3 in the Atlantic […]

New Kid on the Bluff: Deva’Nyar Workman

Joseph Guzy | For The Duquesne Duke In April of 2014, Duquesne women’s head basketball coach Dan Burt announced the signing of Deva’nyar Workman to a National Letter of Intent. At the time, Burt said he was excited about Workman’s commitment to Duquesne and predicted she would make “an immediate impact on our program.” An […]

Women’s basketball grabs two wins over the weekend

Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke The Duquesne women’s basketball squad hit a minor road bump in the early portion of conference play this season, starting 1-2 in their first three Atlantic 10 matchups. To get back on track, the Red & Blue scored two big home wins on Thursday and Sunday against the Saint […]

Women’s basketball ready for Saint Joseph’s tonight at 7

Rich Donahue | The Duquesne Duke After demolishing George Mason 88-54 on Thursday night at the Palumbo Center, the Duquesne women’s basketball team suffered a road loss in conference play Sunday afternoon at the hands of the Dayton Flyers. The 78-67 loss drops the Dukes to 9-7 on the season and 1-2 in Atlantic 10 […]