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College hoops season brings excitement nationally, at DU

College hoops season brings excitement nationally, at DU

On the national level, hoops fans everywhere are excited for the 2018-19 college basketball season to begin on Nov. 6. Fans at Duquesne are no different, eagerly awaiting the arrival of several talented newcomers Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 11/01/2018 The last time Duquesne fans saw the Dukes take to the court was on March […]

Gormley named to NCAA committee

Gormley named to NCAA committee

Kailey Love | Managing Editor 09/13/2018 Duquesne University President Ken Gormley has been appointed to the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) Minority Opportunities and Interests Committee (MOIC) for a term of three years, effective immediately following his appointment on Sept. 5. “I am honored to serve in this important role and grateful for the opportunity,” […]

What we learned from the NCAA tourney’s chaotic start

What we learned from the NCAA tourney’s chaotic start

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 03/22/2018 It largely goes without saying that one of the most futile exercises in all of human existence, let alone sports, is attempting to forecast the NCAA Tournament’s many outcomes. However, some of March’s most memorable upsets – yes, the exact ones that busted brackets everywhere – aren’t as mind […]

Pittsburgh’s NCAA Tournament games treat spectators

Pittsburgh’s NCAA Tournament games treat spectators

David Borne | Staff Writer 03/22/2018 The first two rounds of NCAA Tournament competition are in the books, and Pittsburgh was lucky enough to play host to six of those games. It was a weekend packed with talent, including a number of future NBA Draft lottery selections. There was a lot to be impressed with […]

NCAAs bring NBA-level talent to Pittsburgh

NCAAs bring NBA-level talent to Pittsburgh

Adam Lindner & David Borne | The Duquesne Duke 03/15/2018 On the 49th anniversary of Duquesne’s most recent NCAA Tournament victory, top teams from around the nation will begin play in the NCAA Tournament at PPG Paints Arena, making 2018 the third year in the past seven to see the tourney hosted in Pittsburgh. This […]

Primed for success, WBB aiming for A-10 title

Primed for success, WBB aiming for A-10 title

David Borne | Staff Writer 11/09/2017 With the 2017-18 season right around the corner, the Duquesne Dukes women’s basketball squad is set to make another run at an NCAA Tournament appearance. Returning 12 members from last year’s 18-win team that reached the Atlantic 10 Tournament final, head coach Dan Burt and his team have the […]

Paying student-athletes remains difficult legal proposition

Paying student-athletes remains difficult legal proposition

Nicole Prieto | Staff Writer 11/09/2017 Arizona Wildcats Assistant Coach Emanuel “Book” Richardson was arrested in Tucson on Sept. 26 on several charges for conspiracy to commit bribery and fraud, reported the Arizona Daily Star. As a law student who claims the University of Arizona (UA) as an alma mater, the FBI investigation into college […]

NCAA Tournament preview

NCAA Tournament preview

By Adam Lindner | Asst. Sports Editor Finally, it’s that time of year again. Annually, sports enthusiasts and casual followers everywhere rejoice at the beginning of March as the NCAA basketball regular season winds down and tournament play begins. Now that conference tournaments have ended, seeding has taken place and brackets have promptly been filled […]

WBB picks up 3 wins and camaraderie on Euro Tour

WBB picks up 3 wins and camaraderie on Euro Tour

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke Just in time for the start of classes, the Duquesne women’s basketball team is back on campus after a 12-day foreign tour in Europe. The tour, in which NCAA teams are only eligible to participate every four years, offered competition against European teams, along with the experience of […]

Duquesne can learn from Villanova’s tourney win

Duquesne can learn from Villanova’s tourney win

By Andrew Holman | Assistant Sports Editor On Championship Monday, Kris Jenkins received a pass from Ryan Arcidiacono and drilled a long range 3-pointer, securing his spot in NCAA Tournament lore and etching Villanova’s name into the championship trophy. As Jenkins nailed that triple, the student population at Villanova University stormed the court back at […]