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MBB’s Mike Hughes among national leaders in blocks

MBB’s Mike Hughes among national leaders in blocks

David Borne | Sports Editor It takes the perfect balance of aggression and discipline to block a shot. The defender must find a way to bring a sufficient amount of force to shutdown a shot attempt, but needs to remain calm enough to not be whistled for a foul. Duquesne’s Mike Hughes has mastered that […]

Dukes move to 7-0 for first time since 1979-80

Dukes move to 7-0 for first time since 1979-80

Adam Lindner | Staff Writer Dec. 5, 2019 The Duquesne men’s basketball team returned to the hardwood for the first time since Nov. 24 on Wednesday evening, topping the Virginia Military Institute Keydets, 71-58, at La Roche University’s Kerr Fitness Center. Junior center Mike Hughes led the team’s efforts with 23 points — a new […]

Men’s basketball taking 3-0 record to Bahamas

Men’s basketball taking 3-0 record to Bahamas

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Nov. 21, 2019 Year three of the Keith Dambrot era is off to a promising start. After a win against Lipscomb, the Dukes stand at 3-0. It was an ugly affair, as the teams went a combined 1 for 40 on three-pointers. Nevertheless, Dambrot’s team pulled away in the second […]

Duquesne MBB on track to take the next step

Adam Lindner | Staff Writer Nov. 14, 2019 During the 2016-17 college basketball season — my freshman year at Duquesne — the men’s basketball program was in shambles, save for the play of talented freshmen Mike Lewis II and Isiaha Mike. The Dukes would begin that season with an exhibition loss to Division II opponent […]

Dukes fall to La Salle, 73-72, in Philadelphia nail-biter

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Feb. 13, 2019 Coming off of a 74-66 come-from-behind victory over Fordham Feb. 10, the Duquesne men’s basketball team fell to the streaking La Salle Explorers on Feb. 13 in Philadelphia, 73-72. La Salle (8-15, 6-5), winners of five of its last six games, escaped with the victory after graduate […]

Panthers thrash Dukes in City Game, 74-53

Panthers thrash Dukes in City Game, 74-53

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 12/06/2018 For the second consecutive year, Duquesne entered the City Game with high expectations, only to be stifled by Pitt, 74-53. It was a competitive matchup, though Pitt eventually pulled away to grab the 21-point win at PPG Paints Arena on Friday, Nov. 30. This most recent edition of the […]