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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.

2 days 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.

5 days 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.

5 days 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.

6 days 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.

1 week 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.

1 week 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 week 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 week ago


Women's basketball roundup: Florida State dismantles Pitt

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

2 weeks ago


 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.

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks 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.

3 weeks 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.

3 weeks 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.

3 weeks ago


 Duquesne coach Jim Ferry

Ferry still tinkers with Duquesne starting lineup

The Dukes starting lineup still is in flux.

3 weeks ago


Duquesne beats Texas Pan-American, 78-72

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

1 month 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.

1 month ago


Duquesne snaps losing streak with rout at home

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

1 month ago


Duquesne hopes to rebound vs. Massachusetts Lowell

Rebounding is one of the biggest setbacks lately for Duquesne.

1 month 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 month 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 month ago


Duquesne seeks offensive boost

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

1 month 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 month 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 month 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 month 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 month 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.

1 month 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

1 month 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.

1 month 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.

1 month 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.

1 month 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.

1 month 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.

1 month 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.

1 month ago


Defense is the culprit as Duquesne basketball falls to NJIT

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

2 months ago


Duquesne faces coach’s pesky nemesis

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

2 months 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.

2 months ago


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

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

2 months 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.

2 months 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.

2 months ago


District roundup: Slippery Rock claims PSAC crown

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

2 months 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.

2 months 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.

2 months 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.

2 months 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.

2 months ago


Gill sparks Duquesne to exhibition victory against Shippensburg

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

2 months ago


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