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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 […]

Just keep shooting, Micah Mason

Pat Higgins | Sports Editor When you have a fever, general consensus says the only cure is more cowbell. In three games against Richmond, George Mason and Davison, junior guard Micah Mason shot only 33 percent from the field and just 6-of-20 from 3-point range for 24 points. When a shooter like Mason hits a […]

‘Everybody did their part’ as Dukes pound GW at Palumbo Center

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor The Duquesne men’s basketball team came out aggressive Wednesday night and secured a win against the George Washington Colonials. The Dukes won by a score of 78-62 and improved to 8-14, 3-8 in the Atlantic 10. The Colonials dropped to 17-7 (7-4 A-10). Dukes Coach Jim Ferry felt this was […]

Men’s basketball falls to No. 17 VCU at Consol Energy Center

Men’s basketball falls to No. 17 VCU at Consol Energy Center

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor No. 17 Virginia Commonwealth University came into the Consol Energy Center on Saturday afternoon riding a nine-game winning streak, but the Duquesne men’s basketball team wanted to change that. The Dukes trailed by just two points and had possession of the ball with less than three minutes to go, but […]

New Kid on the Bluff: TySean Powell

New Kid on the Bluff: TySean Powell

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor As one of six freshmen on the squad, TySean Powell has emerged as one of the most exciting young players on the Duquesne men’s basketball team. Powell has had an excellent freshman year. He has played in 14 games and started seven. He averages 8.9 points, 3.4 rebounds and about […]

Dukes fall again in non-conference play

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor In Sunday’s matchup against the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, the Dukes were plagued by many of the same issues that have hampered them all season. Despite some improvements on the offensive end, the Dukes fell to UMES 78-69. The Hawks improved to 7-8, while the Dukes fell to 4-6 […]

Red & Blue come up short in City Game

Red & Blue come up short in City Game

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor In the 83rd annual City Game, the Duquesne men’s basketball team came up short against Pitt, 76-62. The Red & Blue fell to 3-2, while Pitt improved to 5-3. The Dukes were plagued with early fouls that threw off the rhythm and pace they use in their favor. They committed […]

Dukes take step in right direction in City Game

Pat Higgins | Sports Editor After three early season matchups with less-than-stellar opponents, the Dukes faced their biggest test yet against Pitt in the 83rd annual City Game. Against an ACC team with ACC size, the Red & Blue held their own. The size Ferry has added in the frontcourt and the speed he’s gathered […]

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 […]

Minus Soko, hoops team eyes A-10 title

Minus Soko, hoops team eyes A-10 title

Pat Higgins | Sports Editor After two years of laying a foundation for the Duquesne men’s basketball program, head coach Jim Ferry says his young team, which features only one senior, has bought into his system. From the top of the roster down, Ferry says there is an increased sense of athleticism and energy in […]