Duquesne Women’s Basketball

Women’s team experiencing shooting woes early

Women’s team experiencing shooting woes early

David Borne | Staff Writer Nov. 29, 2018 Almost through the first month of their season, the women’s basketball team is off to a bit of a rocky start. However, coming off consecutive wins over Saint Francis and Kent State, the team looks to finally be finding their stride. The win over Kent State on […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

DU to host 2019 A-10 Women’s Basketball Championship

DU to host 2019 A-10 Women’s Basketball Championship

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 08/23/2018 Following a disappointing loss in the quarterfinals of the 2018 Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championship, Head Coach Dan Burt and the Duquesne women’s basketball team received some delightful news earlier this week: The 2019 A-10 women’s tournament will be held at the Dukes’ own A.J. Palumbo Center. After five […]

Women’s basketball drops another home contest

Women’s basketball drops another home contest

By David Borne | Staff Writer Feb. 22, 2018 With a chance to clinch the second seed in the rapidly approaching Atlantic 10 Championship tournament, the Duquesne women’s basketball team (22-6, 12-3 A-10) fell 51-43 to Fordham at the A.J. Palumbo Center on Wednesday night. It was a game that started slowly scoring-wise for both […]

WBB clobbers La Salle to move to 5-0 in A-10 play

WBB clobbers La Salle to move to 5-0 in A-10 play

David Borne | Staff Writer 01/18/2018 With a 78-50 win over La Salle at the A.J. Palumbo Center Wednesday night, the Duquesne women’s basketball team successfully extended its win streak to five and improved its overall record to 15-3 on the season, and 5-0 in Atlantic 10 play. Duquesne and Dayton remain the only two […]

2016-17 Duke Awards

2016-17 Duke Awards

The Duke recognizes remarkable players, coaches and teams for their successes over the past year. By Adam Lindner | Asst. Sports Editor The 2016-17 academic year is quickly drawing to a close, but not before we take one last look back on Duquesne athletics’ brightest performers over the past nine months. Conference Champions: Football (shared […]

Athletics continues to alter identity, reaches deal with Nike

Athletics continues to alter identity, reaches deal with Nike

By David Borne | Staff Writer Duquesne Athletic programs will sport a bit of a new look next season. Last week, athletic director Dave Harper announced the university’s new seven-year partnership with Nike. While there had been plenty of speculation about a change, nothing was made official until the announcement. The university was previously sponsored […]

Women’s hoops finishes off another strong campaign

Women’s hoops finishes off another strong campaign

By David Borne | Staff Writer Another season down, another impressive year for the Duquesne women’s basketball program and head coach Dan Burt. It was a season that ended with a first round departure at Drexel in the National Invitational Tournament, but it ended a lot more promising than it began. Losing their two leading […]

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