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Duquesne MBB sees roster shuffling despite pandemic

Duquesne MBB sees roster shuffling despite pandemic

Adam Lindner | Staff Writer April 2, 2020 The world’s ongoing COVID-19 crisis cut the 2019-20 college basketball season short roughly three weeks ago, spawning a premature offseason for the Duquesne men’s basketball team. Since the abrupt ending to the Dukes’ season, Head Coach Keith Dambrot has seen three players leave the program, but didn’t […]

MBB can’t slow down St. Bonaventure’s offense in loss

MBB can’t slow down St. Bonaventure’s offense in loss

David Borne | Sports Editor Feb. 13, 2020 With just over a minute remaining in Sunday’s matinee matchup, Duquesne and St. Bonaventure were knotted at 77-77. Bonnies’ Head Coach Mark Schmidt called a play for his team’s leading scorer, Kyle Lofton. Lofton found himself wide open on an out-of-bounds play that began with a lob […]

Men’s basketball beats Fordham, 58-56, in overtime

Men’s basketball beats Fordham, 58-56, in overtime

James Leo | Staff Writer Jan. 16, 2019 Heading into Wednesday’s game, the Dukes were 10th in the nation in opponent 3-point field goal percentage, at just over 27%. This didn’t seem to matter once the game tipped off on Wednesday night. Duquesne pulled out a 58-56 win over the Fordham Rams on Wednesday Night […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sincere Carry to honor close friend with new jersey number

Sincere Carry to honor close friend with new jersey number

Adam Lindner | Staff Writer Oct. 10, 2019 Duquesne’s basketball history, dating back more than one century, has been graced with the likes of numerous great players. 2019 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Chuck Cooper was a Duke from 1946-1950, while Sihugo Green averaged a double-double in 1954-55, helping the program to a […]

Season’s final stretch vital for Duquesne’s hopes

Season’s final stretch vital for Duquesne’s hopes

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Feb. 21, 2019 At long last, the Atlantic 10 men’s basketball standings are finally beginning to take shape. Surprises and disappointments abound, and Duquesne finds itself right in the middle of it all. With just over two weeks remaining in the regular season, Duquesne sits sixth in the conference’s standings […]

Three insights from Duquesne’s conference outset

Three insights from Duquesne’s conference outset

Four games into Atlantic 10 play, DU sits near the top of the league’s crowded standings at 3-1. Wins over Fordham, Saint Joseph’s and Richmond should have fans excited for the coming months, but the Dukes look far from dominant. Here are a few things I’ve noticed thus far in watching the team. Adam Lindner […]

Dukes hit the ground hot, jump to 2-0

Dukes hit the ground hot, jump to 2-0

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 11/15/2018 Prior to Nov. 10’s season opener against William & Mary, the vast majority of observers were totally unsure of what to expect from the Duquesne men’s basketball team this season. With 11 newcomers on the team’s roster, there was certainly cause for excitement surrounding the program’s trajectory, as it’s […]

Duquesne basketball program looking toward next season

Duquesne basketball program looking toward next season

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 04/12/2018 With the end of the academic year in sight, Duquesne basketball continues to see changes. After a recent flurry of player movement within the men’s basketball program, Keith Dambrot’s roster continues to grow more and more divergent from the one that took to the court last season. On March […]