Morning Show Host on 105.3 The FAN in Dallas Shan Shariff joined Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sports Radio 93.7 The FAN in Pittsburgh to help preview this weekend matchup between the long-time rivals.
In their all-red, “Bulls-like” throwback jerseys honoring the former Duke and first African American to be drafted in the National Basketball Association, five players scored in double digits for Duquesne, led by Eric Evans’ 17, to defeat Richmond 81-72 in the third annual Chuck Cooper Classic in front of a sellout home crowd.
When the top two scoring teams in the Atlantic 10 face off, one would anticipate a fast-paced game. That’s exactly what went down in last night’s game, except Duquesne (12-7, 3-2) was able to effectively contain Massachusetts (14-5, 3-2), the top scoring team in the A-10, to eight points below their average while the Dukes scored above their average for the 80-69 win.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 The Fan)—Coming off of a solid win over St. Bonaventure where Duquesne (10-7, 1-2) played good, fundamental basketball, something went missing in their 78-50 loss to Xavier (11-5, 2-1) tonight. Then again, scoring […]
The 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.
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.
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.
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