PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) – The Duquesne Dukes extended their winning streak to 11 games Wednesday night with help coming from all five of their starters.
Forward Bill Clark led the team with 23 points, 10 rebounds and four assists. B.J Monteiro added 19 points, Mike Talley 12, and 10 points from both T.J. McConnell and Damian Saunders.READ MORE: West Virginia's Greenbrier River Trail Designated As National Recreational Trail
During their current winning streak, the Dukes (16-5, 8-0) have beaten every opponent by double digits.READ MORE: Two Of The Three Victims Killed In The Biomat USA Plasma Center Car Crash Were Employees
The Duquesne defense held the George Washington Colonials to 31 points in the first half and 28 in the second. They also forced 26 turnovers.
The win combined with Xavier’s loss to Charlotte, puts the Dukes in sole possession of first place in the Atlantic 10 conference.MORE NEWS: Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Pittsburgh Area; High Winds, Potential Hail Expected
The Dukes will host Xavier at home on Feb. 13.