Ovie Soko only played one season for Duquesne, but what a season it was for him individually.

Duquesne's Ovie Soko has sights set on future as a pro

Ovie Soko discusses what's next for him after his one season with the Dukes, an integral stop on his whirlwind basketball odyssey.

1 day ago

 Butler's Rene Castro, right, strips the ball from Vanderbilt's Eric McClellan Nov. 19 in Indianapolis.

Butler 6-foot-2 guard Castro will transfer to Duquesne

The recruiting efforts of the Dukes' coaching staff have finally paid off with Butler University point guard Rene Castro coming on board.

2 days ago

 Butler guard Rene Castro brings the ball up court Dec. 9. The freshman point guard has transferred to Duquesne.

Duquesne lands Butler transfer point guard Rene Castro

The 6-foot-2 freshman point guard will sit out the season, then have three years of eligibility.

3 days ago

In college b-ball, emphasis on new rules nets mixed results for 2013-14

College basketball scoring increased a bit after a tweaking of rules and some foul calls in the offseason, and coaches give their thoughts.

1 week ago

 Tra'Vaughn White has been granted a release and will transfer from Duquesne.

Junior guard White will transfer from Duquesne

Tra'Vaughn White opts for transfer after losing his starting spot to sharpshooting guard Micah Mason.

1 week ago

 Tra'Vaughn White

Junior guard Tra'Vaughn White to transfer after one season at Duquesne

Tra'Vaughn White opened the season as starting guard but was soon eclipsed by sharp-shooting sophomore Micah Mason.

1 week ago

Dukes' season comes to an end

The Duquesne women bow out in the second round of the WNIT at Michigan, 68-52

3 weeks ago

Balanced Duquesne women pull away for WNIT win

The Dukes advanced to the second round of the WNIT with a 62-52 win against Mount St. Mary's Friday at Palumbo Center.

4 weeks ago

Richmond routs Duquesne, 76-64, to end the Dukes' season

A slow start to the second half digs too big a hole for the Dukes in a first-round Atlantic 10 tournament game.

1 month ago

Duquesne tries to avenge recent loss against Spiders

The Dukes face Richmond tonight in a matchup of teams that have been going in opposite directions recently.

1 month ago

 Duquesne's Micah Mason works around St. Louis' Mike McCall Jr. during a game at the Palumbo Center in January.

With a regimen of ‘thousands of shots,’ Duquesne guard Mason becomes 3-point whiz

Micah Mason leads the nation in 3-point shooting; but reaching that pinnacle was not easy.

1 month ago

The 2014 Atlantic 10 Tournament

Post-Gazette reporter Stephen Nesbitt breaks down the conference tournament being played today-Sunday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

1 month ago

Duquesne completes A-10 play in style

Derrick Colter and Ovie Soko led the Dukes past George Mason, 81-69, for a win that was crucial for conference tournament seeding.

1 month ago

Record doesn't show it, but Duquesne basketball might be peaking at right time

The Dukes visit George Mason, knowing a win tonight will enable them to avoid the play-in game for the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament.

1 month ago

Fordham eliminates Duquesne women

After two wins against the Rams in the Atlantic 10 regular season, the Dukes were stifled Friday in the conference tournament.

1 month ago

Duquesne women knock off Rhode Island to reach A-10 tournament quarterfinals

April Robinson scored 13 points and Olivia Bresnahan and Raegan Moore added 12 apiece in the victory.

1 month ago

Duquesne's loss to Massachusetts another tough one

Late call foils Duquesne's comeback bid as Massachuetts holds on for a 78-74 victory.

1 month ago

Dukes' side of bracket appealing after slump

Duquesne's women's basketball team hopes to benefit from being in a favorable bracket in the Atlantic 10 tournament this week.

1 month ago

Massachusetts' offense poses big challenge for Duquesne

Dukes will face the potent Minutemen tonight in final Atlantic 10 Conference regular-season home game.

1 month ago

 The Duquesne bench reacts behind Duquesne forward Jerry Jones after Jones hit a 3-pointer during the second half against Saint Louis in an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in St. Louis. Duquesne won 71-64 in a stunning upset of the no. 10 team.

Duquesne still savoring historic basketball victory in St. Louis

The stunning upset of No. 10 Saint Louis Thursday night was more than just one good win for coach Jim Ferry and the Dukes.

1 month ago

 Duquesne's Micah Mason (22) passes around Saint Louis' Mike McCall Jr. (11) during the second half of the game Thursday night in St. Louis. Mason led all scorers with 22 points as Duquesne stunned No. 10 Saint Louis. 71-64.

Duquesne stuns No. 10 Saint Louis, 71-64

Micah Mason was clutch at the free-throw line down the stretch and scored 22 points as the Dukes halted the Billikens' 19-game win streak.

1 month ago

Unlike Dukes, Billikens can finish

Duquesne visits No. 10 Saint Louis tonight, and the fact that they are meeting is one of the few things they have in common

1 month ago

Dukes land 6-9 recruit

TySean Powell, a 6-foot-9 senior at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., gave Duquesne basketball a verbal commitment Sunday, one day after

1 month ago

 Dayton's Dyshawn Pierre grabs a loose ball against Duquesne's Micah Mason in the first half Saturday at Consol Energy Center.

Near misses continue to frustrate Duquesne

All the close losses and squandered opportunities at critical junctures are starting to weigh on the inexperienced Dukes.

1 month ago

District roundup: RMU women cruise to win

The Colonials refuse to lose any ground as they lead the NEC while the West Virginia and Duquesne women each came out with wins Saturday.

1 month ago

 Ovie Soko gets off a shot against Dayton’s Devin Oliver and Devon Scott in the first half Saturday at Consol Energy Center. Soko scored a game-high 26 points.

Dukes doomed by scoring lapses and late FT miss

Ovie Soko missed a potential game-tying free throw with 17 seconds left, and Dayton followed with a breakaway dunk to steal away the win.

1 month ago

Duquesne still adding building blocks to basketball program

After a tough loss Wednesday at St. Bonaventure, the Dukes try to regroup against Dayton today at Consol Energy Center.

1 month ago

Duquesne falls short against St. Bonaventure

The Dukes lost for the fifth in their past six Atlantic 10 games on the same night lowly Boston College took down top-ranked Syracuse.

1 month ago

Duquesne coach expects repeat of thriller in January with St. Bonaventure

Coach Jim Ferry believes the Dukes' up-tempo style will clash once again with St. Bonaventure's desire to pound the ball inside.

2 months ago

Freshman warming up to his role with Duquesne

L.G. Gill is coming off a career-high 19-point game Saturday in the victory against Rhode Island and is starting to regain his confidence.

2 months ago

 Arizona point guard T.J. McConnell, who was a star in high school at Chartiers Valley and transferred out of Duquesne, looks to pass around an Oregon defender in a game earlier this month.

T.J. McConnell thrives at point guard for Arizona

The former Chartiers Valley and Duquesne standout has proved to be the consummate floor general for the Pac-12 leading Wildcats this season.

2 months ago

 Duquesne coach Jim Ferry wants and needs more from Derrick Colter and his other point guards.

Duquesne coach Jim Ferry wants more of everything from the point

Duquesne and Rhode Island have much in common as they head into their Atlantic 10 game today.

2 months ago

Richmond defeats Duquesne, 75-58, at Palumbo

Richmond guard Kendall Anthony scored 20 points, and the Spiders jumped all over Duquesne, leading from start to finish.

2 months ago

 Duquesne's Dominique McKoy takes a foul from St. Louis' Rob Loe in the second half of a game at the Palumbo Center last month.

Duquesne men out to snap three-game slide

The goal for the Dukes tonight is to break a three-game losing streak when they face the visiting Richmond Spiders.

2 months ago

District roundup: Robert Morris men ease way to ninth NEC win

The Colonials' rout of St. Francis keeps them in first place atop the Northeast Conference standings.

2 months ago

George Mason defeats Duquesne for first A-10 win

Senior guard Sherrod Wright had 23 points as George Mason snapped its nine-game losing streak with a 74-68 victory against Duquesne.

2 months ago

Duquesne's opponent still seeking first Atlantic 10 win

Dukes return from a losing road trip to face win-starved George Mason today at Palumbo Center.

2 months ago

Duquesne, Robert Morris happy with football recruiting hauls

Robert Morris and Duquesne brought in recruiting classes that both coaches consider crucial to the future of the programs.

2 months ago

District Roundup: Dukes yield to George Washington

George Washington continued its undefeated streak at home by taking down Duquesne, 71-5, in an Atlantic 10 Conference matchup.

2 months ago

Duquesne women unravel in second half of loss

Heading into halftime against George Washington, Duquesne coach Dan Burt could sense that his team's defense was a concern.

2 months ago

 Duquesne's Micah Mason works around St. Louis' Mike McCall Jr in the second half at the Palumbo Center on Jan. 22.

Duquesne basketball team back on the road

The Dukes’ A-10 slate doesn’t get any easier with upstart George Washington, though the Colonials are dealing with some injuries.

2 months ago

Duquesne women's basketball team keep focus on its ultimate goal

The Dukes have stepped up their play in the Atlantic 10 and don't want to be left out of the NCAA tournament again after a painful snub

2 months ago

College basketball roundup: Dukes fall in rematch at La Salle

Ovie Soko led the way with 23 points, but it wasn't enough for Duquesne to earn its third Atlantic 10 victory.

2 months ago

 Duquesne's Dominique McKoy is fouled by Saint Louis' Rob Loe in the second half at Palumbo Center Wednesday night.

Roles reversed for Dukes in tough A-10 play

Duquesne visits La Salle today in Philadelphia with revenge for a streak-busting loss at home at the top of its wish list.

2 months ago

 Duquesne sophomore Ryan Fleming.

Obituary: Ryan Fleming / Cardiac arrest fells Duquesne University sophomore

Ryan Fleming was a sophomore business student and assistant to the director of football operations at Duquesne University.

2 months ago

 Penn State's Brandon Taylor, center, celebrates as the bench clears after last night's 71-70 win in overtime against Ohio State

Penn State edges Ohio State, 71-70, in overtime

The Nittany Lions downed the No. 24-ranked Buckeyes to snap an 18-game losing streak against OSU.

2 months ago

Ferry hopes Dukes build off home win

Duquesne hopes momentum from its home win Saturday will carry over into the road game tonight at New Jersey Institute of Technology.

2 months ago

Duquesne notebook: Coach remains amazed with win

Jim Ferry still marvels at the way the Dukes won in the final seconds Saturday against St. Bonaventure.

2 months ago

Derrick Colter's buzzer-beating 3-pointer gives Dukes 83-81 win against St. Bonaventure

The sophomore guard raced up the court with four seconds left and lifted a desperation floater from just beyond the 3-point line.

2 months ago

Recovery time is short for reeling Dukes

Duquesne will try to bounce back from heartbreaking loss to Saint Louis in home game tonight against St. Bonaventure.

2 months ago


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