TJ 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 […]

Page 7 Sidebar — April 19, 2018

NBA Postseason Begins with Two Former Duquesne Players on Rosters — — T.J. McConnell, who played basketball for Duquesne in 2010-11 and 2011-12 before transferring to Arizona, has been on the Philadelphia 76ers’ roster for some time. After going undrafted in the 2015 NBA Draft, he signed with Philadelphia, and has remained on the team’s […]

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 […]