Women’s Basketball

Duquesne women’s team falls to Saint Louis

Duquesne women’s team falls to Saint Louis

David Borne | Staff Writer Feb. 13, 2019 Following most losses this season, Dan Burt has given the same message: His team did not play physically enough to win the ball game. His opening statement Wednesday afternoon following his team’s 67-63 loss against Saint Louis echoed those that same sentiment. “The game was lost with […]

Preseason favorite Duquesne begins season in Texas

Preseason favorite Duquesne begins season in Texas

David Borne | Staff Writer 11/01/2018 Returning nearly all of its talent from another 20-plus win season last year, Duquesne women’s basketball is ready for another season of success in 2018-19. With lofty Atlantic 10 expectations to fulfill, Head Coach Dan Burt has made sure that his team will be ready for conference play when […]

Richardson’s absence felt by listless women’s team in L

Richardson’s absence felt by listless women’s team in L

David Borne | Staff Writer 02/15/2018 Following the men’s basketball team’s blowout loss to Fordham in the first half of Duquesne’s basketball doubleheader on Feb. 10, it would have been easy for Duquesne fans to expect more success in the second portion of the afternoon. However, the women’s team played to a similar result. Led […]

Lewis II, Vojinovic among standout Duquesne hoopers so far

Lewis II, Vojinovic among standout Duquesne hoopers so far

David Borne | Staff Writer 02/01/2018 With both basketball programs on campus about halfway through conference play, it’s pretty accurate to say that it has been an exciting year for hoops on the Bluff thus far. The women’s team (18-3, 8-0 A-10) is rolling once again, and the men’s team (14-8, 5-4 A-10) has shattered […]

Primed for success, WBB aiming for A-10 title

Primed for success, WBB aiming for A-10 title

David Borne | Staff Writer 11/09/2017 With the 2017-18 season right around the corner, the Duquesne Dukes women’s basketball squad is set to make another run at an NCAA Tournament appearance. Returning 12 members from last year’s 18-win team that reached the Atlantic 10 Tournament final, head coach Dan Burt and his team have the […]

Vojinovic finds home away from home at Duquesne

Vojinovic finds home away from home at Duquesne

Bryanna McDermott | Asst. Photo Editor 11/09/2017 When Julijana Vojinovic first arrived in the United States, she felt like she was in a movie thanks to culture shock. The junior guard for Duquesne’s women’s basketball team came to the U.S. on Aug. 15, 2015, all the way from her hometown of Cacak, Serbia. While she […]

Sports Briefs

Sports Briefs

Compiled by Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Kyrie Irving dealt to Boston for package including All-Star guard Isaiah Thomas – On Tuesday night, the Boston Celtics acquired perennial All-Star guard Kyrie Irving from the Cleveland Cavaliers for guard Isaiah Thomas, forward Jae Crowder, forward Ante Zizic and a 2018 Brooklyn Nets first-round pick, which is […]

Q&A with women’s hoops coach Dan Burt

Q&A with women’s hoops coach Dan Burt

By: Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke TDD: What’s your main focus in the offseason this summer? DB: It’s always to get better from an individual perspective. We will spend a large majority of the time that we are allowed on the floor to work on individual weaknesses and strengths. We will really attack the […]

WBB tops Seton Hall, advances to second round of NCAA Tournament

WBB tops Seton Hall, advances to second round of NCAA Tournament

By Natalie Fiorilli | The Duquesne Duke Forty more minutes—against the top team in women’s basketball. The Duquesne women’s basketball team earned another forty minutes of post-season play after its 97-76 victory over Seton Hall in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.The Dukes will now face a number one seed in the University of […]

Women’s hoops routs La Salle

Women’s hoops routs La Salle

By Joseph Sykes | Sports Editor In its last home game of the season, the Duquesne women’s basketball team snagged a 74-49 win over La Salle Wednesday night. The Senior Night victory puts the Red & Blue at 13-3 in the Atlantic 10 and 25-3 overall. Heading into the matchup, the Explorers sat at the […]