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 Duquesne's Dominique McKoy drives to the net against Saint Joseph's Isaiah Miles in the first half Wednesday night, January 7, 2015.

Duquesne's lone senior Dominique McKoy pushes for strong ending to college career

Dukes senior forward Dominique McKoy is looking to end his college career on a high note.

1 day ago


Duquesne University football player dies

Chris Johnson, 22, a senior defensive back at Duquesne University, was found dead Friday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

3 days ago


Duquesne dominates Saint Louis, 79-66

Micah Mason scored a team-high 20 points, continuing a two-week run that has been among the best in the junior’s college career.

1 week ago


 Duquesne head coach Jim Ferry argues a call to a referee as his team takes on George Washington in the first half Wednesday. February 11, 2015, at the A.J. Palumbo Center.

Duquesne looks to continue strong play at home

Differences between their performance at home and on the road defines the season so far for the Dukes.

1 week ago


Duquesne women riding high on win streak

An eight-game win streak has Duquesne women’s basketball on the verge of history

1 week ago


Colter helps Duquesne shock Dayton at Consol, 83-73

After receiving some words of wisdom from a Duquesne legend, Derrick Colter’s big game helped the Dukes upset the Atlantic 10 leaders.

1 week ago


 Pitt's Michael Young works against Duquesne's Darius Lewis and L.G. Gill in the first half at Consol Energy Center Friday night, December 5, 2014.

Duquesne's Consol arrangement brings fans, if not wins

The Dukes are in the third season of playing some games at Consol Energy Center, and officials from the school and arena are happy about it.

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 WNBA player and former McKeesprt basketball player Swin Cash with Chuck Cooper Jr. accepts the Chuck Cooper Foundation's Leadership, Diversity and Community Service Award Wednesday at the Consol Energy Center.

Swin Cash earns Chuck Cooper Award for 'extraordinary' service

The McKeesport native and WNBA standout received the award for her accomplishments both on and off the court.

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 Chuck Cooper during his NBA playing days with the Boston Celtics.

Foundation seeks to keep Cooper's legacy alive

The Chuck Cooper Foundation, named for the former Duquesne star and the first black player drafted by the NBA, will award six scholarships.

2 weeks ago


 Duquesne head coach Jim Ferry calls a play out to his team as they take on Bluefield State in the second half at the A.J. Palumbo Center Saturday afternoon, November 15, 2014.

Duquesne buried by 3s in A-10 play

A struggling Duquesne defense has been most vulnerable from 3-point range against Atlantic 10 foes.

2 weeks ago


 Duquesne's Jordan Stevens pulls down a rebound against Saint Joseph's Brendan Casper in the second half Wednesday night, January 7, 2015.

Duquesne's Stevens suspended from basketball team

Jordan Stevens, who is averaging nearly nine points a game, was punished before the game Wednesday against George Mason.

2 weeks ago


Robinson gives Duquesne a glimpse of his skill

Jordan Robinson played well in Duquesne's most recent game, an encouraging sign for a young player with a complicated past.

2 weeks ago


 Duquesne forward L.G. Gill dunks against George Washington in the second half at the A.J. Palumbo Center.

Mason's shooting leads Duquesne to upset of George Washington

This is the Dukes  most impressive win of the season, a 78-62 victory against George Washington at Palumbo Center.

3 weeks ago


Duquesne University basketball team suspends 2 players

Jordan Stevens and TySean Powell are suspended for what a team spokesman described as "a violation of teams rules."

3 weeks ago


Defense a sore spot for Duquesne

Even after switching defensive schemes, the Dukes are still struggling to keep opponents from scoring.

3 weeks ago


District roundup: Robert Morris men snap two-game skid

The Colonials got back to .500 thanks to a Northeast Conference win Saturday at Fairleigh Dickinson.

3 weeks ago


 Duquesne and Jeremiah Jones (23) have a tough Atlantic 10 matchup today at Davidson.

Motion offense poses problems for Dukes

Duquesne braces for Davidson's offense, which is as balance and efficient as it is productive.

3 weeks ago


Duquesne women's coach offers basketball scholarship to seventh-grader

Twelve-year old Blackhawk school district student was noticed by Dukes coach Dan Burt at a summer basketball camp.

3 weeks ago


 Duquesne Jeremiah Jones blocks shot by George Masons Vaughn Gray in the first half at the A. J. Palumbo Center in Pittsburgh.

Dukes snap 6-game losing streak with a win over George Mason, 62-53

Duquesne has a week off before heading to meet Atlantic 10 newcomer Davidson in Davidson, N.C., next Saturday.

1 month ago


 Duquesne's Dominique McKoy celebrates at the buzzer after defeating Saint Joseph's Jan. 7 at the A.J. Palumbo Center.

The real McKoy resurfaces for Dukes

George Mason’s Shevon Thompson poses a tall challenge for Dukes and Dominique McKoy tonight.

1 month ago


District basketball roundup: Duquesne bit by Richmond, 86-55

Duquesne loses sixth game in a row, this time 86-55 on the road against Richmond.

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 Duquesne's Jeremiah Jones and St. Bonaventure's Dion Wright battle for a loose ball during a game at the A. J. Palumbo Center on Jan. 22.

Road proves tough for young Duquesne

The Duquesne men’s basketball team, which struggles on the road, faces a big challenge tonight at Richmond, led by guard Kendall Anthony.

1 month ago


Lady Panthers outlast Boston College

Brianna Kiesel had 29 points and eight assists to lift Pitt past Boston College, 78-70, Saturday at Petersen Events Center.

1 month ago


West Virginia escapes in wild finish

Jevon Carter sank two free throws in overtime to lift No. 18 West Virginia to an 86-85 Big 12 Conference victory against TCU.

1 month ago


 Duquesne's Micha Mason has his shot blocked in overtime Thursday by St. Bonaventure's Youssou Ndoye at the A. J. Palumbo Center.

Duquesne needs to have a short memory

The Dukes have little time to dwell on overtime loss to St. Bonaventure with 15-4 George Washington waiting in the wings.

1 month ago


 Duquesne guard Jordan Stevens watches as St. Bonaventure celebrates after Jaylen Adams hit the game-winner in overtime against the Dukes.

St. Bonaventure defeats Duquesne, 100-97 in overtime

St. Bonaventure guard Jaylen Adams hit the game-winner, a 12-foot jumper, with 20.6 seconds left in overtime to sink the Dukes.

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 Saint Joseph's DeAndre' Bembry lands on top of Duquesne's Darius Lewis under the net in the first half Wednesday night, January 7, 2015.

Trimmer Duquesne sophomore Darius Lewis making a big impact

An offseason diet plan has helped 6-11 center Darius Lewis grab more playing time with the Dukes.

1 month ago


District basketball roundup: Pitt women grind out OT victory

A couple of big performances lifted the Panthers to another ACC win, this time a thriller at Georgia Tech.

1 month ago


 Duquesne's Derrick Colter pulls in rebound against VCU's Mo Alie-Cox, right, and Jordan Burgess in the first half at Consol Energy Center.

VCU notches 70-64 win over Duquesne

The 17th-ranked Rams​ escaped with ​their 10th victory in a row, ​a ​70-64 ​defeat of Duquesne ​at Consol Energy Center​.

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 Duquesne's Dominique McKoy

Duquesne addressing free-throw woes

Dukes work hard to improve free-throw shooting after debacle Wednesday night against Saint Louis.

1 month ago


Women's basketball roundup: Florida State dismantles Pitt

The No. 20 Seminoles steamrolled to a victory at home Wednesday night against the Panthers.

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 Duquesne's Jordan Stevens pulls down a rebound against Saint Joseph's last week.

Duquesne's next foe struggling in 2014-15

Graduation decimated the defending conference champions, which could be a blessing for the Dukes tonight against Saint Louis.

1 month ago


Two veterans fill holes for Duquesne

Despite a bevy of young talent, coach Jim Ferry is turning to his veterans early in Atlantic 10 play.

1 month ago


 Duquesne's Dominique McKoy battles for a loose ball with Rhode Island's Hassan Martin in the first half at the A.J. Palumbo Center.

Rhode Island beats Duquesne, 61-60

The win prevented the Dukes (6-8, 1-2 Atlantic 10) from reaching their best three-game start in conference play since the 2010-11 season.

1 month ago


Scouting report: Duquesne vs. Rhode Island

Matchup: Duquesne (6-7, 1-1 Atlantic 10) vs. Rhode Island (10-3, 2-0), 1 p.m. today, Palumbo Center.

1 month ago


Dukes rally to defeat St. Joseph's, 71-68

The Hawks were swarmed by a Duquesne scoring surge that spanned the final six minutes of the first half and the first six of the second.

1 month ago


Duquesne, Saint Joseph's still puzzles that don’t fit

The Dukes enter the home portion of their Atlantic 10 schedule tonight against the Hawks at Palumbo Center.

1 month ago


District roundup: Dayton stomps Duquesne men

The Dukes began Atlantic 10 play with a loss, Penn State fell at Rutgers and West Virginia won its Big 12 opener in men’s action.

2 months ago


 Duquesne coach Jim Ferry

Ferry still tinkers with Duquesne starting lineup

The Dukes starting lineup still is in flux.

2 months ago


Duquesne beats Texas Pan-American, 78-72

Duquesne’s balanced offensive attack withheld the Broncs’ second-half advances.

2 months ago


 Duquesne's Derrick Colter goes for a basket against UMES players during Sunday afternoon's game at the Palumbo Center.

Maryland Eastern Shore dumps Duquesne

The Hawks exploit Dukes inexperience for a 78-69 non-conference victory.

2 months ago


Duquesne snaps losing streak with rout at home

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

2 months ago


Duquesne hopes to rebound vs. Massachusetts Lowell

Rebounding is one of the biggest setbacks lately for Duquesne.

2 months 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.

2 months 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.

2 months ago


Duquesne seeks offensive boost

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

2 months 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.

2 months 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.

2 months ago


Robert Morris downs Duquesne, 75-59

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

2 months 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.

2 months ago


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