Mike Lewis II

Five takeaways from Duquesne’s basketball schedule

Five takeaways from Duquesne’s basketball schedule

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Sept. 13, 2018 The Atlantic 10 released its men’s basketball schedule on Sept. 5, effectively completing Duquesne’s 2018-19 slate (barring select game times that have yet to be announced). Now, Dukes hoops fans are able to view their team’s 31-game schedule in its entirety, beginning on Nov. 10 versus William […]

A-10 announces MBB schedules

A-10 announces MBB schedules

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Sept. 6, 2018 On Wed., Sept. 5, the Atlantic 10 released its 2018-19 men’s basketball schedule, finalizing each remaining date on Duquesne’s men’s basketball schedule. The Dukes, who will be televised nationally four times during conference play, begin A-10 play at 2018 NCAA participant Davidson on Jan. 5 (6 p.m., […]

A Tale of Two Pittsburgh Basketball Programs

A Tale of Two Pittsburgh Basketball Programs

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 03/22/2018 “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it […]

Dukes fall to Davidson, drop sixth straight

Dukes fall to Davidson, drop sixth straight

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 02/24/2018 Davidson, the Atlantic 10’s southernmost program, made the trek to Pittsburgh to face Duquesne — losers of its past five games prior to Saturday’s contest — in the Chuck Cooper Classic and left victorious, beating the Dukes 71-60 behind a 30-point effort from freshman guard Kellan Grady. Sophomore guard […]

2016-17 Duke Awards

2016-17 Duke Awards

The Duke recognizes remarkable players, coaches and teams for their successes over the past year. By Adam Lindner | Asst. Sports Editor The 2016-17 academic year is quickly drawing to a close, but not before we take one last look back on Duquesne athletics’ brightest performers over the past nine months. Conference Champions: Football (shared […]

Athletics continues to alter identity, reaches deal with Nike

Athletics continues to alter identity, reaches deal with Nike

By David Borne | Staff Writer Duquesne Athletic programs will sport a bit of a new look next season. Last week, athletic director Dave Harper announced the university’s new seven-year partnership with Nike. While there had been plenty of speculation about a change, nothing was made official until the announcement. The university was previously sponsored […]

Beginning of Dambrot era spawns high roster turnover

Beginning of Dambrot era spawns high roster turnover

By Adam Lindner | Asst. Sports Editor It’s the dawn of a new day for Duquesne basketball, and as expected, there’s been tremendous roster movement since Keith Dambrot was appointed as Duquesne’s new head basketball coach last month. The fragment of a roster that stands today barely resembles the one that the Red & Blue […]

Dambrot hire means tourney drought is coming to a close

Dambrot hire means tourney drought is coming to a close

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor The Duquesne men’s basketball coaching search served as a metaphor for the last 40 years of the program — a complete trainwreck. The names of King Rice (Monmouth), Dane Fife (Michigan State) and James Whitford (Ball State) were all rumored to be in advanced talks with Duquesne to take […]

Inability to finish games costs Duquesne its season

Inability to finish games costs Duquesne its season

By Andrew Holman | Sports Editor 39 minutes, 58.4 seconds. That is the exact amount of time in which Duquesne was tied or in front. 1.6 seconds. That is all the time that the Saint Louis Billikens needed to deliver a 72-71 blow to the jaw upon their opposition, and to advance to the second […]

Lewis II powers Duquesne past UMass with 31 points

Lewis II powers Duquesne past UMass with 31 points

By Adam Lindner | Asst. Sports Editor A promising outing from freshmen Mike Lewis II and Isiaha Mike, who combined for a monstrous 54 points, provided Duquesne with a much-needed victory to end an agonizing eight-game losing streak. Mike Lewis II had a career-high 31 points, the second-most ever for a Duquesne freshman, and the […]