duquesne basketball

Panthers thrash Dukes in City Game, 74-53

Panthers thrash Dukes in City Game, 74-53

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 12/06/2018 For the second consecutive year, Duquesne entered the City Game with high expectations, only to be stifled by Pitt, 74-53. It was a competitive matchup, though Pitt eventually pulled away to grab the 21-point win at PPG Paints Arena on Friday, Nov. 30. This most recent edition of the […]

A tale of two resurgent city basketball programs

A tale of two resurgent city basketball programs

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Nov. 29, 2018 Following the close of the 2017-18 college basketball season, Duquesne and Pitt were heading in very different directions. The Dukes had wrapped up a season that, despite ending with a 1-7 stretch from February on, was surprisingly inspiring. Duquesne was once an elite program, but that was […]

Dukes hit the ground hot, jump to 2-0

Dukes hit the ground hot, jump to 2-0

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 11/15/2018 Prior to Nov. 10’s season opener against William & Mary, the vast majority of observers were totally unsure of what to expect from the Duquesne men’s basketball team this season. With 11 newcomers on the team’s roster, there was certainly cause for excitement surrounding the program’s trajectory, as it’s […]

Duquesne women’s basketball team falls in opener

Duquesne women’s basketball team falls in opener

David Borne | Staff Writer 11/8/2018 The Duquesne women’s basketball squad came out of the gate slowly in its 2018-19 opener Tuesday, and never really managed to find their groove. Taking on TCU down in Fort Worth, Texas, the Dukes opened up the contest missing their first nine shots. The Horned Frogs took an early […]

Preseason favorite Duquesne begins season in Texas

Preseason favorite Duquesne begins season in Texas

David Borne | Staff Writer 11/01/2018 Returning nearly all of its talent from another 20-plus win season last year, Duquesne women’s basketball is ready for another season of success in 2018-19. With lofty Atlantic 10 expectations to fulfill, Head Coach Dan Burt has made sure that his team will be ready for conference play when […]

Duquesne announces “transformation” of Palumbo Center into the new UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse

Duquesne announces “transformation” of Palumbo Center into the new UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 10/23/18 Duquesne University, donors and public officials celebrated the announcement of the UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse, set to replace the existing A.J. Palumbo Center, at a special event on Oct. 23. The extensive renovations of the arena will begin in March 2019. The new Fieldhouse will feature a radically different and modernized […]

Duquesne MBB players dish on NBA allegiances

Duquesne MBB players dish on NBA allegiances

Adam Lindner & David Borne | The Duquesne Duke 10/18/2018 Following months without NBA action, the Association finally returns this week. Some of DU’s biggest NBA fans — men’s basketball players — talked about what they’re most excited to see during the new season As of Tuesday evening, the NBA season is underway, with fans […]

WBB guard Aho set to return to court following meniscus tear

WBB guard Aho set to return to court following meniscus tear

David Borne | Staff Writer 09/27/2018 Heading into what was supposed to have been her sophomore season in 2017, Duquesne women’s basketball guard Nina Aho turned heads during training sessions. In fact, Aho looked so comfortable on the court that head coach Dan Burt admits she was in line to earn a starting role. But, […]

Dambrot, Randall II finally team up at DU

Dambrot, Randall II finally team up at DU

After years of recruiting efforts on Dambrot’s part and a timely transfer from the University of Memphis,  player and coach will finally see the floor together in 2018 Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 09/20/2018 After spending his first three collegiate seasons at UNC Greensboro from 2009-12, Youngstown, Ohio, native Kyle Randall transferred to Central Michigan […]

Former DU basketball player honored in documentary

Former DU basketball player honored in documentary

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 09/20/2018 A new short documentary celebrates the historic and groundbreaking accomplishments of a former Duquesne Dukes basketball player. The film, Let ‘Em Know You’re There, looks at the life of Jim Tucker, who played at Duquesne from 1951 to 1954, his NBA career and his current life with Alzheimer’s disease. The […]

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