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Understanding Duquesne MBB’s weak non-conference slate

Understanding Duquesne MBB’s weak non-conference slate

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Duquesne’s last win versus an AP-ranked team came on Feb. 27, 2014, at No. 10 Saint Louis, yet the Dukes will almost positively not dethrone a Top 25 club during Keith Dambrot’s first year at the helm of the men’s basketball team. That’s not necessarily a knock on the state […]

Men’s hoops wins big over Nebraska-Omaha in CBI

Men’s hoops wins big over Nebraska-Omaha in CBI

By Andrew Holman | The Duquesne Duke The Dukes got their first taste of the postseason since 2011, defeating Nebraska-Omaha by a staggering 120-112 score. And nope, there was no overtime. Duquesne shot a remarkable 63 percent from the floor and converted on 34 of 44 free throw attempts in this high-scoring affair. The Dukes […]

Men’s hoops improves record to 6-1 with win over MVSU

Men’s hoops improves record to 6-1 with win over MVSU

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke In Tuesday night’s victory over Mississippi Valley State, Duquesne men’s basketball improved their record to 6-1 , something the program has not accomplished since the 2007-08 season. Points from 11 different shooters displayed a collaborative effort by the group in its 91-77 victory. While senior guards Derrick Colter […]

RECAP: Duquesne tops Seton Hill in opener 96-71

RECAP: Duquesne tops Seton Hill in opener 96-71

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke In their first game of the season, the men’s basketball nearly broke 100 points against Seton Hill Friday night at the A.J. Palumbo Center before locking down their first win of the season by a final score of 96-71, showing off their offensive prowess. Three players led the […]

COLUMN: Despite slow start, Dukes get it done against Seton Hill

COLUMN: Despite slow start, Dukes get it done against Seton Hill

By Andrew Holman | The Duquesne Duke The Dukes opened up their 2015-16 men’s basketball season on their home court hoping to delight their home fans with an impressive performance against Division II-opponent Seton Hill. Duquesne got off to a nice start – at least the scoreboard thought so, showing the Dukes running out to […]

Dukes can compete, must execute to win

Pat Higgins | Sports Editor After Saturday’s loss to Virginia Commonwealth University at the Consol Energy Center, Coach Jim Ferry was naturally disappointed with the result of the game. The Dukes, after all, rallied from a 14-point halftime deficit and were within one basket of tying the game, with possession of the ball and 2:26 […]

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 […]

Men’s basketball runs past Howard, City Game up next

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor After two blowout wins and a bad loss at home against the New Jersey Insititute of Technology the Dukes were looking to get back on track against Howard on Tuesday night. The Dukes’ frenetic pace proved to be too much for the Bison. The Red & Blue won 81-63, led […]

Fresh faces boost Dukes’ depth on bench

Julian Routh | News Editor It will take quite a lot of talent to fill the void left by Ovie Soko, who is now playing basketball in France. But Soko’s graduation is no reason to panic, as four new scholarship players, two in the backcourt and two in the front, are poised to make a […]