duquesne men’s basketball

New Kid on the Bluff: Dominique McKoy Q & A

Addison Smith | Sports Editor Dominique McKoy is a junior forward for the Duquesne men’s basketball team, poised to be one of the leaders for the next season. He came to Duquesne from Cowley Community College, which he attended after one season at Rhode Island, and sat down with The Duke to discuss his season […]

An Added Word: My T.J. McConnell rant two years in the making

Addison Smith | Sports Editor I’ve always been a T.J. McConnell apologist. When he decided to shop around and leave Duquesne basketball, I was angry as a Duquesne basketball fan, but as a T.J. McConnell fan, I knew it was the right decision. Duquesne basketball fans everywhere were bitter. I’ll admit, McConnell was the glue […]

Buzzer beater brings hope to Duquesne basketball

Julian Routh | News Editor The course of an entire season can change in four seconds. Four seconds is all it took for Derrick Colter to run the length of the floor and sink a desperation three-pointer at the buzzer to shock conference rival St. Bonaventure 83-81 Saturday evening at the A.J. Palumbo Center. Four […]

Dukes win in final second against Bonnies

Dukes win in final second against Bonnies

Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke It was all smiles after the game for the men’s basketball team Saturday night, especially for sophomore Derrick Colter who nailed a last second buzzer beater to propel the Dukes to an 83-81 win over conference rivals St. Bonaventure in the 111th meeting of the two teams. The win […]

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 three-game […]

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 […]