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Dambrot era providing hope for MBB fans

Dambrot era providing hope for MBB fans

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Nov. 14, 2019 Way back in early February of 2018, 3,411 fans packed the A.J. Palumbo Center to cheer on the Dukes as they faced St. Bonaventure.   That attendance total crushed the previous high for that season, 2,543.  In his postgame interview, first-year coach Keith Dambrot remarked, “They [the fans] […]

Boost given to MBB by heavy turnout not enough vs. SBU

Boost given to MBB by heavy turnout not enough vs. SBU

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 02/08/2018 Feb. 2, the day before Duquesne’s home matchup with St. Bonaventure’s, men’s basketball head coach Keith Dambrot told reporters that he was expecting “a big crowd” for the Annual Red Out Game. Well, he got just that. 3,411 fans, a season high, watched Duquesne fall just short against the […]

2017-18 NBA Preview

2017-18 NBA Preview

As contenders remain, others scramble to supplement their rosters with talent necessary to compete with league’s top dogs Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 10/19/2017 With the dawn of a new NBA season upon us, it’s finally time to sit back, reflect on an anarchical offseason that saw numerous top players join new franchises, and prepare […]

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 […]

Castro, Smith lead Dukes to win over rival Red Flash

Castro, Smith lead Dukes to win over rival Red Flash

By Adam Lindner | Staff Writer After a listless beginning to Wednesday’s contest against the Saint Francis Red Flash, the Duquesne Dukes benefitted from career highs from both Rene Castro and Tarin Smith as they came back to defeat their in-state rival. Castro and Smith combined for 49 of the Dukes’ 89 points, and freshman […]

Newcomers show promise in win over Loyola (MD)

Newcomers show promise in win over Loyola (MD)

By Adam Lindner | Staff Writer Starting four players that didn’t suit up for the Dukes last year, Coach Jim Ferry’s squad turned over a new leaf on Friday night with a season opening 65-60 win over Loyola (Md.) at the A.J. Palumbo Center. Starting guards Tarin Smith, Emile Blackman and Mike Lewis II all […]

Smith aims to revitalize his career at Duquesne

Smith aims to revitalize his career at Duquesne

By Adam Lindner | Staff Writer After sitting out last year, Duquesne guard Tarin Smith is finally ready to reap the benefits of all of the hard work he’s put in over the past year at Duquesne since transferring in from Nebraska. Originally from Ocean Township, N.J. and a product of the nationally-renowned hoops academy […]

Dukes MBB searches for identity with brand new cast

Dukes MBB searches for identity with brand new cast

By Adam Lindner | Staff Writer With the college basketball season set to begin this week, campuses around the nation are buzzing with excitement as their teams are set to embark on a brand new slate of games. Things are no different here on The Bluff as the Dukes take on Loyola (MD) on Friday […]

Hope is not lost for Dukes after disappointing loss to Pitt

Hope is not lost for Dukes after disappointing loss to Pitt

By Andrew Holman | The Duquesne Duke The Dukes rolled to a 6-1 start to begin the season and it seemed everyone was drinking the Duquesne basketball Kool-Aid. The hype around the City Game was at an all-time high since the beginning of the Coach Jim Ferry era. This was finally going to be the […]