duquesne men’s basketball

Dukes fall short in final seconds

  Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke Though the Dukes were unable to exit Palumbo Center with a win Wednesday night, they silenced many doubters in their hard-fought 76-72 loss to the No. 19 St. Louis Billikens. The Red & Blue headed into their first of two matchups this season against the Billikens on a […]

Dukes falter, future still bright

Dukes falter, future still bright

Julian Routh | News Editor Nearly 4,000 people poured into the stands on Sunday afternoon at the Palumbo Center to cheer on the Dukes in their conference game against La Salle. The Dukes ended up losing to the Explorers 75-56. A sea of red shirts engulfed the normally empty student section before the game even […]

Dukes pick up conference win over Fordham

Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke The Duquesne men’s basketball team opened up Atlantic 10 play this week with a huge win over the Fordham Rams 87-81 Wednesday night at the Palumbo Center to improve their record to 8-5 and their win streak to five games. The Red & Blue entered the conference matchup of […]

Red & Blue must adjust on the fly before A-10 play

Red & Blue must adjust on the fly before A-10 play

Julian Routh | News Editor Adaptability. It’s not a word you hear very often during basketball conversations, but in talks about Duquesne’s 94-88 win over the University of Maryland-Baltimore Country on Wednesday night, there’s no way around it. To go from a game against Pitt, a team that plays zone defense, to a game against […]

Dukes climb back to .500

Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke The Duquesne men’s basketball team exited the Palumbo Center Wednesday night with a win in the first of a three-game home stand as they defeated University of Maryland-Baltimore County 94-88 to improve to 3-3 on the season. The first half was as close as it could get for the […]

Dukes hold on against Albany to reach .500

Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke The Duquesne men’s basketball team rebounded from their loss at West Virginia and brought their team back to .500 Wednesday night after securing a strong win over the University of Albany 70-59 at the Palumbo Center. The Red and Blue came out playing well against the Great Danes. The […]

New faces must step up for Dukes this season

Addie Smith | Sports Editor On Saturday, the Duquesne men’s basketball team had a spark about them from the beginning. They were aggressive, they took quality shots and they pulled out a double-digit victory over Abilene Christian. However, in the Red & Blue’s 84-81 loss against the University of New Hampshire Wildcats Wednesday night, that […]

Men’s team falls to New Hampshire at home

Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke In their second game of the season, the Duquesne men’s basketball team was unable to notch a win at the A.J. Palumbo Center. They fell to the University of New Hampshire Wildcats 84-81 Wednesday night. The Red and Blue found themselves trailing early in the first half and at […]

Men’s Atlantic 10 Preview: Ferry looks to climb from conference cellar

Eric Purnell and Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke 1 Virginia Commonwealth 2012-2013: 27-9 overall, 12-4 Atlantic 10 VCU and St. Louis will likely be neck and neck again this year after meeting in the Atlantic 10 conference championship last year. Though the Billikens won, we believe VCU has the best chance to finish on […]

Dukes caravan to Market Square

Dukes caravan to Market Square

Julian Routh | News Editor  To get fans excited for the upcoming Duquesne basketball season, the athletic department brought the third annual Dukes Caravan to Market Square Tuesday afternoon.  Under sunny Pittsburgh skies, the event brought the community together with members of the Duquesne men’s and women’s basketball teams to shoot hoops and win prizes. […]

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