"With this group, we have been able to improve our size and at the same time maintain a pretty high skill level," Duquesne coach Keith
New coach takes charge of program and school will play host to NCAA Division I championships in 2019
NCAA announces future championship sites and Pittsburgh appears more than any other city.
Pittsburgh was awarded 22 preliminary NCAA rounds and finals, the most of any city.
He left his mark on athletic programs at his high school and university.
The new coach wants to bring more big men to his program.
The program will honor Scott Lammie of UPMC Health Plan as well as Duquesne University.
The point guard announced his decision on Tuesday via Twitter.
Dambrot, who went 305-139 with three NCAA Tournament appearances in 13 years at Akron, will begin rebuilding after a Dukes’ 10-22 season.
George M. Thomas of the Akron Beacon Journal gives his insight into Dambrot’s tenure in Akron.
Is new Duquesne coach Keith Dambrot, who came to the Dukes after 13 years at Akron, the right man for the job?
Post-Gazette columnist Joe Starkey answers reader questions.
In 1993, Duquesne’s new coach lost his job at Central Michigan for using a racial slur to, he says, motivate his players.
But the Dukes must do much more than hire a good coach to build a good program.
Dambrot coached the NBA superstar during his first two years of high school at St. Vincent-St. Mary in Akron, Ohio.
Guarantee games have become a pervasive, though sometimes questioned, aspect of modern major college athletics.
Dambrot has coached at Akron since 2004-05 and went 305-139 with three NCAA Tournament appearances in that span.
Nobody wants to lead the Dukes more than the former Ohio State player/current college basketball writer. Nobody at all.
With the departure of senior Amadea Szamosi, the Dukes hope to do some growing up in time for next season.
The school fired Jim Ferry earlier this month after five seasons at the helm.
ESPN published a report saying the Dukes hired Ball State’s James Whitford; the story was later clarified to say no decision had been made.
On Thursday, Dane Fife dismissed Duquesne and Pat Kelsey bailed on UMass.
Ron Everhart went 99-89 in six seasons at Duquesne, and now he is an assistant coach with West Virginia in the Sweet 16.
The Monmouth coach says he was never involved with the Dukes and isn’t going anywhere.
Paul Zeise starts with a process of elimination — of teams with ridiculous names.
The Dukes will travel to face Drexel Friday in Philadelphia; the Nittany Lions will host Ohio at 7 p.m. Friday at the Bryce Jordan Center.
Monmouth’s King Rice may be at the top of the list.
The Dukes finished this season 10-22 after losing to St. Louis in the Atlantic 10 tournament.
Here we are again, with another Duquesne athletic director telling the world he will get it right this time.
Selection Sunday comes and goes in a most disappointing fashion in Pittsburgh.
Not to be shut out of March Madness, PPG Paints Arena played host to 15 teams, 13 games and five days of basketball starting Wednesday.
With the conference tournament title, Rhode Island receives an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Junior guard E.C. Matthews scored 20 points for Rhode Island, and senior forward Hassan martin added 19 points and eight rebounds.
Jack Gibbs led the way for the Wildcats with 34 points, including two late 3-pointers to help seal the win.
The Colonials and Patriots advanced to the third round.
Graduate manager Bryson Johnson spotted a contact lens from halfway across the court.
Junior forward Peyton Aldridge led the ninth-seeded Wildcats on Thursday with 33 points and 10 rebounds.
The 14th-seeded Dukes fall in heartbreaking fashion on a near-buzzer-beater by No. 11 Saint Louis.
The pair combined to win Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week seven times this season, and both sound set on sticking around long-term.
For the first time in conference history, the A-10 has sold $1 million in tickets. The tournament starts Wednesday at PPG Paints Arena.
The A-10 tournament begins Wednesday night at PPG Paints Arena.
Miller’s Dayton Flyers are the No. 1 seed in this week’s Atlantic 10 tournament, which begins Wednesday at PPG Paints Arena.
Athletic Director Dave Harper on Monday didn’t say renovations are guaranteed but said the school is in the “planning process.”
The Dukes impressive run in the A-10 tournament ends in defeat to top-seeded Dayton.
Down 61-60 to Saint Joseph’s with four seconds to play, Mike Lewis II missed two free throws and Isiaha Mike missed a 3-pointer.
The former Chartiers Valley and Duquesne star is now starting for the 76ers and has been a key to their second-half success.
Before the game, Mike James offered encouragement to the Dukes, who fall to 10-18 overall and 3-12 in the Atlantic 10.
Duquesne slips to 10-17 overall and 3-11 in Atlantic 10 play.
Jim Ferry deserves at least one more season to prove that all of the program building and recruiting he has done will indeed pay off.
Duquesne freshman Mike Lewis II stole the ball as the Minutemen inbounded, corralled the loose ball, turned and heaved it — banking it in
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