Duquesne & Dayton Battle Tonight To End Losing StreaksThe Dukes (12-9,3-4) take on the Dayton Flyers (14-7,4-3) tonight at 7PM on the road, as both teams look to break a two-game losing streak.
Duquesne Never In Game As Xavier Rolls, 78-50
Dukes Bounce Back To Defeat St. Bonaventure, 66-52In last night's A-10 matchup, Duquesne (10-6, 1-1) made sure it wasn’t another down to the wire game as they defeated St. Bonaventure (8-6, 1-1), 66-50, after a scrappy, low scoring first half.
McConnell's Career-High Not Enough As Dukes Lose In OTIn any team sport, the constant is that one team always wins and one team always loses, but in Duquesne’s 84-82 loss to Saint Joseph’s tonight, the loss stung as the Dukes blew a 16-point lead.
A-10 Player Of The Week, Duquesne's B.J. Monteiro Sidelined With Injury
Dukes Crush Houston Baptist, 118-72The Duquesne Dukes (9-5) made sure to bring in the New Year the way any team would have it, crushing a Houston Baptist (5-8) 118-72, a team that has yet to win on the road.
Duquesne Senior B.J. Monteiro: "Good Morning, And Something Else" For Duquesne men’s basketball senior B.J. Monteiro, if he were to meet a complete stranger who knew nothing about him, he found a solution devoid of scientific testing to let everyone know that the game of basketball is in <em>his</em> blood.
Dukes Fall To Western Michigan, 85-71In 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.
Trap D' Key In Duquesne's 66-59 Win Over PSUAlthough 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 Clutch Against Duquesne In Stretch 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.
Johnson Leads Dukes To Win Over Tennessee TechThe 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.
Few Surprises In City GameAmong 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.