Dukes release two guards for transfer purposes

Jordan Stevens and Desmond Ridenour, guards who saw little playing time, are expected to be only players to transfer from Duquesne this

2 weeks ago

 Duquesne's Jordan Stevens drives to the net against Pitt's Chris Jones in the first half at Consol Energy Center.

Duquesne guards Stevens, Ridenour to transfer

Coach Jim Ferry said he is expecting no other players to transfer.

2 weeks ago

Bria Holmes leads Mountaineers to rout of Dukes in WNIT

West Virginia (21-14) rolled into the WNIT quarterfinals for the first time since 2005 with a 60-39 win against Duquesne at WVU Coliseum

3 weeks ago

Duquesne meets familiar foe, West Virginia, in WNIT

Duquesne has never advanced past the third round of the WNIT. West Virginia stands in its way.

3 weeks ago

Duquesne women defeat Richmond, 48-47, in second round of NIT tournament

After digging out of an early hole to build a second half lead, Duquesne withstood a late rally before defeating Richmond, 48-47.

3 weeks ago

Duquesne women tackle postseason with gusto despite snub from NCAA

Duquesne women embrace postseason opportunity as they prepare for Richmond.

3 weeks ago

Women’s NIT roundup: Duquesne pulls away to defeat Youngstown State

Duquesne defeated Youngstown State, 72-54, in the first round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament (WNIT) in Youngstown, Ohio.

1 month ago

 James Roever, left, and Dave Smith of Connor Sports Flooring set up the vinyl banner at the Consol Energy Center on Tuesday.

Behind the Madness: Many work tirelessly to make NCAA tournament a success

Pittsburgh is hosting two regional rounds of the premier event of men’s college basketball at Consol Energy Center Thursday and Saturday.

1 month ago

 “It’s something that hurts and anyone who tells you differently is lying," Duquesne coach Dan Burt said of his team missing out on the NCAA tourney.

Another agonizing NCAA snub for Duquesne women

Despite winning at least 20 games for the seventh consecutive season, Duquesne did not see its name revealed on the NCAA bracket Monday.

1 month ago

 Duquesne's L.G. Gill drives to the basket as George Washington's John Kopriva defends Thursday in the Atlantic 10 tournament at Barclays Center in New York.

Drained Duquesne eliminated from Atlantic 10 tournament by George Washington

Micah Mason had 22 points, but the 11th-seeded Dukes fell, 73-55, to sixth-seeded George Washington (21-11).

1 month ago

Dukes outwork Billikens for win

Duquesne gets spark in second to advance to next round against George Washington in Atlantic 10 Conference tournament.

1 month ago

Tickets still available for NCAA at Consol Energy Center

The NCAA announced that a limited number of tickets are on sale for second- and third-round games next Thursday and Saturday.

1 month ago

 Duquesne's L.G. Gill is one of several players who can try to use the A-10 tournament as a launching pad for next season.

Duquesne begins A-10 tournament with an eye toward the future

This week’s onference tournament represents a clean slate after an underwhelming season for the young Dukes.

1 month ago

 Duquesne's L.G. Gill dunks against George Washington during a game Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at the A.J. Palumbo Center.

Dukes make push for A-10 tournament bye

Duquesne’s season has taken a turn for the better since the most recent time it played Davidson.

1 month ago

Davidson slam Dukes in 107-78 blowout

As TySean Powell skied for a thunderous, rim-rattling dunk in the first half of Duquesne’s game against Davidson, a familiar scene was

1 month ago

 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 month 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.

1 month 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 month 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 month ago

Duquesne women riding high on win streak

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

1 month 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 month 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.

1 month ago

 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.

1 month ago

 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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.

2 months 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."

2 months ago

Defense a sore spot for Duquesne

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

2 months 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.

2 months 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.

2 months 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.

2 months 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.

2 months 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.

2 months 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.

2 months ago

 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.

2 months 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.

2 months 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.

2 months 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.

2 months 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.

2 months ago

 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.

2 months 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.

3 months ago


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