men’s basketball

2017-18 Duke Awards

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 04/26/2018 The Duke recognizes remarkable Duquesne players, coaches and teams for their successes over the past year in the third annual Duke Awards. Men’s Team of the Year: Football If it weren’t for a gut-wrenching 28-27 loss to Central Connecticut State on Nov. 11, the Duquesne football team would be celebrating its […]

76ers’ McConnell’s roots reach back to the Bluff

76ers’ McConnell’s roots reach back to the Bluff

David Borne | Staff Writer 11/09/2017 For years, the Pittsburgh area has been known for the vast amount of top football prospects it produces. The city has put out a ton of wrestling talent, as well. However, one sport’s protégés that are often overlooked in Pittsburgh are basketball recruits. A number of talented hoopers have […]

At long last, beginning of Dambrot era finally arrives

At long last, beginning of Dambrot era finally arrives

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 11/09/2017 On March 8 at PPG Paints Arena in the opening round of last season’s Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Championship, No. 14 Duquesne led No. 11 Saint Louis by 18 points with 15 minutes remaining in regulation. Pretty sweet, considering the Dukes, 3-15 in conference play last season, had managed […]

Freshman Kratholm balances basketball, bio-med

Freshman Kratholm balances basketball, bio-med

Raymond Arke | News Editor 11/09/2017 Hailing from a basketball-mad state and having attended one of the top training centers in the world, freshman forward and biomedical engineering major Nicholas Kratholm is looking to make an immediate impact on the Duquesne men’s basketball team this season. Kratholm comes from Louisville, Kentucky, and grew up in […]

Men’s basketball coach returns to his father’s alma mater

Men’s basketball coach returns to his father’s alma mater

Hallie Lauer | Layout Editor 11/09/2017 Although the Duquesne men’s basketball team will have to get used to a new head coach this season, Dambrot is not an unfamiliar name on the Bluff. From 1950 until 1954, new head coach Keith Dambrot’s father was a member of the Duquesne basketball team. Sidney – better known […]

Duquesne basketball aids in Hurricane Harvey relief

Duquesne basketball aids in Hurricane Harvey relief

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor On Aug. 25, tropical storm-turned-Category 4 Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas Gulf Coast, and in the coming days, severe winds, rain and floods had gravely damaged much of Houston and the surrounding region. In an effort to aid areas heavily affected by the hurricane, University of Houston men’s basketball coach […]

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 […]

UPDATE: Fife takes name out of Duquesne head coaching search

UPDATE: Fife takes name out of Duquesne head coaching search

By Adam Lindner | Asst. Sports Editor BREAKING: According to CBS Sports’ Gary Parrish, Michigan State assistant coach Dane Fife is in “advanced talks” to become the next head coach at Duquesne. Fife, who was a fan favorite as a guard at Indiana University from 1998-2002, was thought to be a dark horse candidate for […]

Men’s hoops drops fourth-straight game with loss to GW

Men’s hoops drops fourth-straight game with loss to GW

By Andrew Holman | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne squared off with the George Washington Colonials hoping to officially burst their NCAA tournament bubble, but were unable to capitalize on the opportunity. The game was a back-and-forth tilt much of the way, but eventually the Colonials pulled away and picked up an important 81-74 victory. This […]

Men’s team snags huge win over St. Bonaventure, improve to 12-6 overall

Men’s team snags huge win over St. Bonaventure, improve to 12-6 overall

By Joseph Sykes | Sports Editor The Duquesne men’s basketball team secured their second-straight win over an Atlantic 10 opponent Saturday night after defeating the St. Bonaventure Bonnies 95-88. The Dukes snapped the upstate New York school’s five-game winning streak and handed them their first conference loss this season. The Dukes’ victory was highlighted by […]