T.J. McConnell

Suddenly, Duquesne has two former players in NBA

Suddenly, Duquesne has two former players in NBA

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 04/26/2018 On Feb. 22, 2017, before a home contest versus conference foe Fordham, Duquesne retired No. 13 in honor of men’s basketball great Mike James, who scored 1,411 points in 111 games as a Duquesne Duke from 1994-1998. James’ 1,411 point total is good for 10th all-time at Duquesne, and […]

76ers’ McConnell’s roots reach back to the Bluff

76ers’ McConnell’s roots reach back to the Bluff

David Borne | Staff Writer 11/09/2017 For years, the Pittsburgh area has been known for the vast amount of top football prospects it produces. The city has put out a ton of wrestling talent, as well. However, one sport’s protégés that are often overlooked in Pittsburgh are basketball recruits. A number of talented hoopers have […]

White transfers after one season on the Bluff

Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke It was announced last Thursday via a press release that junior guard Tra’Vaughn White of the Duquesne men’s basketball team will transfer. Due to strict transfer regulations, players and coaches are not expected to give out much information. White, who was a transfer student last year from Independence Community […]

An Added Word: My T.J. McConnell rant two years in the making

Addison Smith | Sports Editor I’ve always been a T.J. McConnell apologist. When he decided to shop around and leave Duquesne basketball, I was angry as a Duquesne basketball fan, but as a T.J. McConnell fan, I knew it was the right decision. Duquesne basketball fans everywhere were bitter. I’ll admit, McConnell was the glue […]