Jeremiah Jones

Jeremiah Jones works to rewrite his ending

Jeremiah Jones works to rewrite his ending

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor Unselfishness. Toughness. Discipline. “I think those three things cover so much not only in coaching or in basketball, but in life. Because if you’re an unselfish person — you’re always willing to help others. If you are a tough person mentally and physically — you can get through almost […]

Men’s team in rut after Jones, Mason catch injury bug

Men’s team in rut after Jones, Mason catch injury bug

By Joseph Sykes | Sports Editor The Duquesne men’s basketball team currently owns a record of 10-4 nearly halfway through the 2015-16 season, which is something to marvel at if you’ve been following the Red & Blue the past few years. However, with injuries to starting seniors Micah Mason and Jeremiah Jones, the Dukes over […]

Men’s basketball unveils four new looks for 2015-16 season

Men’s basketball unveils four new looks for 2015-16 season

By Joseph Sykes | Sports Editor In order to feel good, you have to look good, and the Duquesne men’s basketball team knows that. To prove it, the team revealed some slick new threads in honor of the club’s 100th season on the Bluff. According to the players, they originally found out that they would […]

Dukes defeat St. Louis, advance in A-10 Tourney

Dukes defeat St. Louis, advance in A-10 Tourney

Pat Higgins | Sports Editor In their final regular season game and senior Dominique McKoy’s final game on the Bluff, the men’s basketball team fell to a sharp-shooting Davidson squad 107-79 on Saturday night at the Palumbo Center. Tylar Kalinoski (32 points, 8-of-10 from 3-point) led the way for the visiting Wildcats, who knocked down […]

Red & Blue clicking before conference tournament

Pat Higgins | Sports Editor After notching their second consecutive win of the season and fourth straight victory at home, the Dukes are clicking on all cylinders at the right time of the season. With an inexperienced team, the Dukes struggled through the early portion of the Atlantic 10 schedule. But after dropping six straight […]

Dukes down Billikens at home 79-66

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor The Duquesne men’s basketball team put forth a dominant effort at home on Wednesday night. They overwhelmed the Saint Louis Billikens en route to a 79-66 win. The Dukes now stand at 10-16, 5-10 in the Atlantic 10, with three games left in the conference schedule. The Billikens fall to […]

Dukes upset Dayton at Consol

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor The Dukes pulled off a colossal upset on Saturday afternon at the Consol Energy Center by defeating the second-best team in the Atlantic 10, the Dayton Flyers, 83-73. The Dukes improved to 9-16 and 4-10 in the A-10, while Dayton dropped to 20-6 and 10-4 in the A-10. Head coach […]

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 […]

Ferry continues to implement his vision for Red & Blue

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor The beginning of the Duquesne men’s basketball season has been a roller coaster of emotions for fans. Coach Jim Ferry urged fans to remain patient and have faith that he knows what he is doing. “You can’t rush maturity and you can’t rush experience,” he said. The strategy Ferry used […]

Men’s basketball wins conference home opener over Saint Joseph’s

Men’s basketball wins conference home opener over Saint Joseph’s

Pat Higgins | Sports Editor In their conference home opener, the Duquesne men’s basketball team turned some heads at the Palumbo Center on Wednesday night, knocking off cross-state rival Saint Joseph’s 71-68 after trailing by as many as 12 points in the first half. The comeback was the third largest in head coach Jim Ferry’s […]