Duquesne men’s basketball head coach, Ron Everhart, announced today that 7-foot-1, first-year Radford transfer Martins Abele (Saldus, Latvia/Oak Hill (Va.)/Radford) is academically ineligible and will miss the rest of the 2011-12 season.
In their first road game in six games, Duquesne (6-5) took the loss to Western Michigan (3-7) last night, 85-71 and is now 0-3 on the road this season.
Although the sun had already set by the start of last night’s game, Duquesne (6-4) pulled out the 66-59 win over Penn State (6-5) in the teams’ 43rd matchup, with a night and day effort from the first half to second half, led by two Detroit guys, senior guard Eric Evans who had a game-high 20 points and sophomore swingman Jerry Jones’ who had a career-high 14 points.
Robert Morris (7-2) added one more win to its best start in school history as they defeated the Duquesne Dukes (5-4) 64-60 tonight—beating the Dukes in back-to-back years for the first time since the ’83-’84 season.
The six minute scoring drought in the first half by the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles, combined with Duquesne’s 12-3 run within the first four minutes of the second half and Sean Johnson’s career high 25 points helped lead the Duquesne Dukes to their 77-67 win in the two teams’ first ever meeting.
The Consol Energy Center was the backdrop for the 80th edition of Pittsburgh’s City game featuring Pitt and Duquesne. For me, it was the 1st one that I have witnessed live and in person.
Curtis Aiken joined The Fan Morning Show Thursday to talk with the guys about the Panther 80-69 victory over the Duquesne Dukes.
Among the things the University of Pittsburgh Panthers (6-1) did well their 80-69 win over the Duquesne Dukes (4-3) in last night’s City Game, two of them in a back-to-back sequence were agreed by all parties involved to be the dagger that would be the one that killed. The piercing of the skin was the already known and glaring disadvantage for Duquesne, a rebound, and the shove into the gut was an uncontested three.
(93-7 The FAN) — Ashton Gibbs scored 18 points and No. 17 Pittsburgh downed crosstown rival Duquesne 80-69 on Wednesday night in the annual City Game.
Duquesne men’s basketball players know the deal when it comes to the No. 17 University of Pittsburgh Panthers, (5-1) who they play tomorrow night in the always hyped-up City Game at Consol Energy Center.
Duquesne head men’s basketball coach Ron Everhart checks in with Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan.
T.J. McConnell on a fast break down the floor, a defender on his side, Eric Evans filling in the opposite lane to receive a one-handed cross-key bounce pass from McConnell, leading to Evans’ beautiful behind-the-back assist to B.J. Monteiro, who was trailing down the middle, to lay the ball in for two.
After five days and no games for the Duquesne men’s basketball team, who went 2-1 in the 2k Sports Classic benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer in Valparaiso, they finally are back on the playing grind tomorrow night taking on The University of Louisiana-Lafayette (3-3), also coming off three games in three days.
(93-7 The FAN) — The Duquesne Dukes lost their second game of the season Sunday to Valparaiso, 84-68.
The boys are taking it back to the good old days, the AAU days, the days of three games in three days. Duquesne men’s basketball team left yesterday for Indiana, as Valparaiso hosts the conclusion of the 2K Sports Coaches vs. Cancer Classic. They take on the University of the District of Columbia, Akron and Valparaiso on November 18th, 19th and 20th respectively.