The Dukes were one of the conference’s best teams a season ago and are expected to have success again in 2016-17.
Coach Jerry Schmitt looks for his 101st career win; Cal U keeps winning as faculty strikes; Carnegie Mellon coach Rich Lackner nears 200.
Dayton, Rhode Island and VCU are predicted to be the top three teams in the conference according to the preseason media poll.
Lights come on late for Dukes to down rival Colonials, Cal keeps rolling, IUP rolls Slippery Rock and plenty of action in the PAC.
It seems the Dukes and Colonials are headed in opposite directions, but both teams should be amped up for their yearly cross-county matchup.
The Dukes nabbed their second forward commitment in about 13 hours on Tuesday morning with the addition of Virginia standout Lewis Djonkam.
Coach Jim Ferry and the Dukes picked up a commitment Mondaynight from 6-foot-9 Texas standout John Walker.
The Dukes have five scholarship players 6 feet 8 or taller, the most at Ferry’s disposal since he took over in 2012.
The top two teams in the PSAC do battle in the “Coal Bowl”; Duquesne’s historic offensive day; Washington & Jefferson runs into challenge.
Michael Keir threw for 280 yards and four touchdowns as the Vulcans beat The Rock, 52-26, at home
Quarterback injuries have hit the Colonials again; Duquesne goes on the road; No. 9 Slippery Rock heads to California for big PSAC clash.
Abbie Trzeciak is on an all-tournament tear, leading the Dukes on an Atlantic 10 tear.