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Men’s team snags huge win over St. Bonaventure, improve to 12-6 overall

Men’s team snags huge win over St. Bonaventure, improve to 12-6 overall

By Joseph Sykes | Sports Editor The Duquesne men’s basketball team secured their second-straight win over an Atlantic 10 opponent Saturday night after defeating the St. Bonaventure Bonnies 95-88. The Dukes snapped the upstate New York school’s five-game winning streak and handed them their first conference loss this season. The Dukes’ victory was highlighted by […]

Red & Blue clicking before conference tournament

Pat Higgins | Sports Editor After notching their second consecutive win of the season and fourth straight victory at home, the Dukes are clicking on all cylinders at the right time of the season. With an inexperienced team, the Dukes struggled through the early portion of the Atlantic 10 schedule. But after dropping six straight […]

Dukes pick up a win and a streak of confidence

Dukes pick up a win and a streak of confidence

Pat Higgins | Sports Editor Coach Jim Ferry called it “somewhat of a rock fight in the first half,” but the men’s basketball team made enough plays in all facets of the game to notch its second conference win of the season over the visiting George Mason Patriots. The Dukes held the Patriots to 13.8 […]

Dukes can compete, must execute to win

Pat Higgins | Sports Editor After Saturday’s loss to Virginia Commonwealth University at the Consol Energy Center, Coach Jim Ferry was naturally disappointed with the result of the game. The Dukes, after all, rallied from a 14-point halftime deficit and were within one basket of tying the game, with possession of the ball and 2:26 […]

New Kid on the Bluff: TySean Powell

New Kid on the Bluff: TySean Powell

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor As one of six freshmen on the squad, TySean Powell has emerged as one of the most exciting young players on the Duquesne men’s basketball team. Powell has had an excellent freshman year. He has played in 14 games and started seven. He averages 8.9 points, 3.4 rebounds and about […]

Ferry continues to implement his vision for Red & Blue

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor The beginning of the Duquesne men’s basketball season has been a roller coaster of emotions for fans. Coach Jim Ferry urged fans to remain patient and have faith that he knows what he is doing. “You can’t rush maturity and you can’t rush experience,” he said. The strategy Ferry used […]

Red & Blue come up short in City Game

Red & Blue come up short in City Game

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor In the 83rd annual City Game, the Duquesne men’s basketball team came up short against Pitt, 76-62. The Red & Blue fell to 3-2, while Pitt improved to 5-3. The Dukes were plagued with early fouls that threw off the rhythm and pace they use in their favor. They committed […]

Men’s basketball runs past Howard, City Game up next

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor After two blowout wins and a bad loss at home against the New Jersey Insititute of Technology the Dukes were looking to get back on track against Howard on Tuesday night. The Dukes’ frenetic pace proved to be too much for the Bison. The Red & Blue won 81-63, led […]

Fresh faces boost Dukes’ depth on bench

Julian Routh | News Editor It will take quite a lot of talent to fill the void left by Ovie Soko, who is now playing basketball in France. But Soko’s graduation is no reason to panic, as four new scholarship players, two in the backcourt and two in the front, are poised to make a […]