STORRS, Conn. (AP) – Dava’Nyar Workman scored a career-high 25 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead ninth-seeded Duquesne to a successful NCAA debut with a 97-76 win over eighth-seeded Seton Hall on Saturday.
Workman led four players in double figures for the Dukes (28-5), who used a 15-0 third-quarter run to stretch a six-point halftime lead.READ MORE: Local Governments Will Get Less Money From Gas Drilling This Year
Kadri-Ann Lass scored 20 points, Amadea Szamosi added 16 and April Robinson scored 15 points, grabbed seven rebounds and had seven assists.
Tabatha Richardson-Smith scored 17 points, while Shakena Richardson and Aleesha Powell each added 13 for Seton Hall (23-9), which lost for the second consecutive year in a first-round game at Gampel Pavilion.READ MORE: Will The Ford Maverick Be A Game-Changer In The Auto Industry?
The Dukes will play UConn in the second round on Monday night.
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