Duquesne


Duquesne snaps losing streak with rout at home

The Dukes beat Massachusetts Lowell 79-63, at Palumbo Center today.

5 days ago


Duquesne hopes to rebound vs. Massachusetts Lowell

Rebounding is one of the biggest setbacks lately for Duquesne.

6 days ago


District roundup: Brianna Kiesel sparks Pitt women to 7th win

The Panthers took down Ball State Thursday at home to improve to 7-3 on the season.

1 week ago


Duquesne loses fourth in a row

Saint Francis (Pa.) snaps 11-game losing streak to Dukes, and wins in Pittsburgh for first time since 1966.

1 week ago


Duquesne seeks offensive boost

Youthful Dukes try to snap out of recent funk tonight against visiting Saint Francis (Pa.).

1 week ago


Bragging rights back to the Bluff with Duquesne win

The Dukes continue to sit atop the Pittsburgh women's basketball pecking order after a victory at Robert Morris.

1 week ago


Duquesne's attitude toward loss distressing

Duquesne coach Jim Ferry wasn't mad after Robert Morris beat the Dukes' for the fifth time in a row. A little miffed and mystified, maybe.

1 week ago


Robert Morris downs Duquesne, 75-59

Colonials guard Rodney Pryor, the Colonials’ leading scorer, scored 25 points to lead Robert Morris to victory.

1 week ago


Duquesne-Robert Morris rivalry game heats up today

Dukes coach Jim Ferry continues to plug leaks; the Colonials' Andy Toole is searching for consistency.

1 week ago


Career night from Thorpe propels Lions past Dukes

Geno Thorpe led the way for Chambers’ Lions, scoring a career-high 19 points during Penn State’s 64-62 win against Duquesne.

2 weeks ago


Dukes youth shows, often not in best way

Duquesne coach Jim Ferry said the inexperience showed Friday night when Pitt cruised to a victory at Consol Energy Center, but has had a

2 weeks ago


Duquesne women down Pitt, 87-77

Dukes junior point guard April Robinson led the way with 19 points and a career-high 11 assists.

2 weeks ago


 Pitt's Michael Young blocks a shot by Duquesne's Darius Lewis in the first half at Consol Energy Center Friday night.

Ferry realizes worst fear: Dukes no match inside for Pitt

Duquesne coach Jim Ferry was livid over his team's inside play as Pitt muscled its way to another big victory in the City Game.

2 weeks ago


 Pitt's James Robinson gets by Duquesne's Jordan Stevens in the first half at Consol Energy Center Friday night.

Panthers take City Game beating Dukes, 76-62

Coaches and players on Duquesne’s basketball team have changed over the years but this fact has not: Duquesne still can’t beat Pitt.

2 weeks ago


 Duquesne coach Jim Ferry on today's matchup with Pitt: "I’m not sure if we’re tough enough to compete on the glass [against Pitt. We’re going to find out. … We might be, we just have to do it. And have to do it for 40 minutes."

Duquesne must make dent 
on glass to snap streak vs. Pitt

In order to break their run of futility against their crosstown rivals, the Dukes will likely have to hang with the Panthers on the boards.

3 weeks ago


Dukes' defense key in rebound victory against Howard

Duquesne led start to finish, scoring 16 points off 19 turnovers, to down Howard (4-4), 81-63, at Palumbo Center.

3 weeks ago


Dukes seek quick turnaround

The Dukes are thankful for a quick turnaround. Duquesne (2-1) plays host to Howard (4-3) tonight with its eyes on a rebound opportunity.

3 weeks ago


Defense is the culprit as Duquesne basketball falls to NJIT

Dukes are upset Saturday by NJIT at Palumbo Center, 84-81.

3 weeks ago


Duquesne faces coach’s pesky nemesis

New Jersey Institute of Technology might be a small school, but it is always tough to play.

3 weeks ago


 Arizona guard T.J. McConnell holds his position while defending Missouri forward Johnathan Williams III in the first half of a game at the Maui Invitational on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/)

Ex-Duquesne guard bright spot at Arizona

Former Chartiers Valley standout T.J. McConnell close to reaching all his goals as the point guard for No. 3 Arizona.

4 weeks ago


District college football roundup: Dukes shut out Colonials, 22-0

Michael LoPresti passed for two touchdowns as Duquesne completed a 6-6 season.

1 month ago


Duquesne hoping stars bright in heart of Texas

The Dukes will face Abilene Christian tonight and will be trying for their first 2-0 start since 2009-10 season.

1 month ago


 Consol Energy Center will host 2015 and 2018 NCAA Tournament action.

NCAA Men's Tournament to return to Pittsburgh in 2018

However, Pittsburgh was not selected to host any of the 2017-20 NCAA women's Final Fours, the NCAA announced Monday.

1 month ago


District roundup: Slippery Rock claims PSAC crown

The Rock won its first conference championship in 40 years Saturday by beating Bloomsburg, 28-26.

1 month ago


 Duquesne's Derrick Colter puts up a 3-point shot against Bluefield State's Michael Maynor in the second half at the A.J. Palumbo Center Saturday afternoon.

Derrick Colter has big return for Duquesne in win

Junior Derrick Colter returned from a battle with cancer to lead the Dukes with 26 points in a season-opening win against Bluefield State.

1 month ago


 Duquesne head coach Jim Ferry talks to players during practice Thursday afternoon, October 30, 2014.

Defense is focus as Dukes open season

The Dukes begin the season today against Bluefield State with an unsettled lineup, but coach Jim Ferry’s primary concern is defense.

1 month ago


Duquesne basketball signs lone recruit for 2015 class

Duquesne opened and closed its 2015 recruiting class when forward Nakye Sanders signed, staking a claim on the Dukes' lone open scholarship.

1 month ago


The Rock reaches PSAC title game

District roundup: The Rock blew past Clarion to set up a championship rematch with PSAC East power Bloomsburg.

1 month ago


Gill sparks Duquesne to exhibition victory against Shippensburg

Duquesne slips past Shippensburg, 72-69, in exhibition game.

1 month ago


Key stretch begins for Duquesne

Duquesne’s run of conference games to end the season begins with a tough test today in Bryant.

1 month ago


 Duquesne's Micah Mason puts up a three-point shot during a practice last month.

Exhibition offers Dukes chance for early momentum

The Dukes play their lone exhibition game tonight against Shippensburg and hope it allows them to start implementing a winning mindset.

1 month ago


 Duquesne's Micah Mason drives to the net against Dayton's Vee Sanford in a game at the Consol Energy Center last season.

Duquesne men's basketball: Three keys to the season

Stephen Nesbitt breaks down the three biggest issues for the Dukes this season.

1 month ago


 Duquesne's Belma Nurkic slips through the Delaware defense for a shot.

Duquesne women's basketball: Three keys to the season

Stephen Nesbitt breaks down the three biggest issues for the Dukes this season.

1 month ago


 The Connecticut women once again appear to be one of the nation's best teams, and the Kentucky men could be the last squad standing with all of the Wildcats' NBA-caliber talent.

College basketball preview: Looking ahead to the 2014-15 season

The Connecticut Huskies captured both the men’s and women’s NCAA tournament titles last season.

1 month ago


 Duquesne's Micah Mason puts up a 3-pointer at practice Thursday afternoon.

Duquesne's Micah Mason will switch to point guard

Coach Jim Ferry knows Micah Mason can do more than shoot, and he is giving him the chance to prove it as the Dukes starting point guard.

1 month ago


District football roundup: Backup QB leads Duquesne to rout

With starting quarterback Dillon Buechel out, backup Ryan Egolf stepped in and led the Dukes to an easy win against a Division II foe.

2 months ago


District football roundup: California holds on to knock off IUP

The Vulcans took down the rival Crimson Hawks Saturday in a pivotal PSAC West clash.

2 months ago


 Duquesne basketball head coach Jim Ferry during a 2013 press conference.

Preseason poll pegs Duquesne men to finish 11th

Never mind the Dukes were picked 11th out of 14 teams in the Atlantic 10’s preseason poll; coach Jim Ferry is ready to strengthen his team.

2 months ago


District football roundup: Duquesne holds on for win

The Dukes won their fourth game in a row by beating Central Connecticut State in their Northeast Conference opener.

2 months ago


Optimism is a big word around Duquesne basketball

Young men’s and women’s teams are eager to get their season underway while trying to replace their leading scorers.

2 months ago


Duquesne fills out 2015 recruiting class

Nakye Sanders, a 6-foot-7, 220-pound forward from Tottenville (N.Y.) High School, verbally committed on Monday.

2 months ago


Duquesne picks up commitment from Staten Island's Nakye Sanders

The 6-foot-7, 220-pound forward from Tottenville High School visited the Bluff last weekend.

2 months ago


District college football preview: Unbeatens battle in PSAC West

Slippery Rock and Gannon enter the game today at 6 p.m. undefeated and largely untested, putting them alone atop the PSAC West.

2 months ago


 Kadeem Pantophlet formerly with the Duquesne University basketball team, is now one of the university's top soccer players.

Dukes soccer star lands on his feet

When Kadeem Pantophlet’s basketball career at Duquesne was over, he needed change. Rather than transfer schools, he switched sports.

2 months ago


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