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Former WBB star Agunbiade lands G-League coaching gig

Former WBB star Agunbiade lands G-League coaching gig

David Borne | Sports Editor Nov. 14, 2019 Basketball has taken Wumi Agunbiade all over the world.  Between multiple stops in Pittsburgh and playing professionally in Germany, Italy and Romania, the Pickering, Ontario native has traveled the globe to chase her dreams as a player and coach. Now as a junior coach for Raptors 905, […]

Finding answers in the frontcourt

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor The Duquesne women’s basketball team is in transition. The loss of the top two scorers, Wumi Agunbiade and Orsi Szecsi, will be the biggest change to the team. College sports are tough in that way because as the most experienced players leave, there is a hole left behind that needs […]

Women’s team looks to continue program’s winning ways

Rich Donahue | The Duquesne Duke As the 2014-2015 season approaches, the women’s basketball program has many questions left unanswered. Who will replace Wumi Agunbiade, Orsi Szecsi and Raegan Moore? What will the starting five look like? Will the Dukes make another post season appearance? Head coach Dan Burt enters his second season at the […]

Women win in first round of WNIT

Joey Sykes | The Duquesne Duke The Duquesne women’s basketball team advanced out of the first round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament after trumping Mount Saint Mary’s 62-52 on Friday night. A well-balanced Dukes team was able to hold off their opponents through 40 minutes of action despite some quality scoring runs by the […]

Women fall in quarterfinals to Fordham

Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor After dropping five of their final seven regular season games in Atlantic 10 play, the women’s basketball team (19-12) traveled to Richmond, Va. last weekend for the conference tournament. The Red & Blue hoped to make a postseason run through the A10 for an automatic bid to the NCAA […]

Dukes lose heartbreaker to La Salle

Rich Donahue | The Duquesne Duke For Wumi Agunbiade, Orsi Szecsi, Raegan Moore and Oditte Odisho, Wednesday night marked their curtain call at the A.J. Palumbo Center. Senior Night had finally come for the second winningest class in Duquesne women’s basketball history. With a chance to leave a lasting impression on the Duquesne faithful, the […]

Dukes lose in final minutes

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor The Dukes once again dug themselves a hole early in the second half. On Wednesday night at the A.J. Palumbo Center they could not find a way back out. All season they have struggled to play a consistent game throughout. They usually have been able to withstand the runs of […]

Women pick up win over Rams

Rich Donahue | The Duquesne Duke Early in the second half of Saturday afternoon’s matchup versus Rhode Island at the Palumbo Center, it looked like the same old story for the Duquesne Women’s basketball team. After leading the whole game, the Dukes, like in previous games, lost the lead and their momentum. However, the Red […]

Education Day proves to be a success for Dukes

Saúl Berríos-Thomas | Layout Editor The Duquesne women’s basketball team dominated Buffalo from start to finish Wednesday morning. The Dukes (3-2) won 78-55 over the Buffalo Bulls (2-2). Duquesne coach Dan Burt was impressed with the way his team played. “[I was] very pleased with the defense. We held them to 55 points,” he said. […]

Dukes caravan to Market Square

Dukes caravan to Market Square

Julian Routh | News Editor  To get fans excited for the upcoming Duquesne basketball season, the athletic department brought the third annual Dukes Caravan to Market Square Tuesday afternoon.  Under sunny Pittsburgh skies, the event brought the community together with members of the Duquesne men’s and women’s basketball teams to shoot hoops and win prizes. […]