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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 […]

Men’s basketball falls to No. 17 VCU at Consol Energy Center

Men’s basketball falls to No. 17 VCU at Consol Energy Center

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor No. 17 Virginia Commonwealth University came into the Consol Energy Center on Saturday afternoon riding a nine-game winning streak, but the Duquesne men’s basketball team wanted to change that. The Dukes trailed by just two points and had possession of the ball with less than three minutes to go, but […]

Men’s basketball falls to URI in final seconds of game

Men’s basketball falls to URI in final seconds of game

Pat Higgins | Sports Editor With eight seconds left in the second half of Saturday’s matchup against conference foe Rhode Island, Duquesne guard Jeremiah Jones and URI guard Jared Terrell raced after a loose ball at midcourt after Terrell missed a jumper from the left wing. With a 60-59 lead and the clock dangerously close […]

New Kid on the Bluff: TySean Powell

New Kid on the Bluff: TySean Powell

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor As one of six freshmen on the squad, TySean Powell has emerged as one of the most exciting young players on the Duquesne men’s basketball team. Powell has had an excellent freshman year. He has played in 14 games and started seven. He averages 8.9 points, 3.4 rebounds and about […]

Ferry continues to implement his vision for Red & Blue

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor The beginning of the Duquesne men’s basketball season has been a roller coaster of emotions for fans. Coach Jim Ferry urged fans to remain patient and have faith that he knows what he is doing. “You can’t rush maturity and you can’t rush experience,” he said. The strategy Ferry used […]

Men’s basketball wins conference home opener over Saint Joseph’s

Men’s basketball wins conference home opener over Saint Joseph’s

Pat Higgins | Sports Editor In their conference home opener, the Duquesne men’s basketball team turned some heads at the Palumbo Center on Wednesday night, knocking off cross-state rival Saint Joseph’s 71-68 after trailing by as many as 12 points in the first half. The comeback was the third largest in head coach Jim Ferry’s […]

Dukes grab win in final game of non-conference schedule

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor In its final non-conference matchup on Tuesday night, the Duquesne men’s basketball team got back in the win column. The Dukes beat Texas-Pan American 78-72 at the Palumbo Center and finish their non-conference schedule at 5-6. Head coach Jim Ferry thought the emphasis on interior scoring worked on Tuesday night […]

Minus Soko, hoops team eyes A-10 title

Minus Soko, hoops team eyes A-10 title

Pat Higgins | Sports Editor After two years of laying a foundation for the Duquesne men’s basketball program, head coach Jim Ferry says his young team, which features only one senior, has bought into his system. From the top of the roster down, Ferry says there is an increased sense of athleticism and energy in […]

Lone senior McKoy to provide experience in frontcourt

Addison Smith | Opinions Editor Last season, if you asked Dominique McKoy whom he was closest to on and off the court on the men’s basketball team, he wouldn’t even hesitate before saying Ovie Soko. Now with Soko graduated and playing basketball in France, McKoy is without his best friend and the person he called […]