Derrick Colter.

Colter scores career-high, Mason clutch down stretch in Dukes' OT win against Milwaukee

Senior guards combine for 53 points as Duquesne wins, 96-92, in Florida tournament.

about 22 hours ago

Dukes drop opener in Gulf Coast Classic

Pepperdine rolled to an 84-70 victory against Duquesne Monday in the first round of the Gulf Coast Showcase.

1 day ago

Duquesne hopes to build off Penn State win in Gulf Coast Showcase

Fresh off a resounding victory against Penn State, Duquesne and its revamped defense prepares for perhaps an even tougher test.

2 days ago

 Duquesne players celebrate their 30-20 win against Saint Francis, Pa., Saturday at Rooney Field to clinch the Northeast Conference crown and a playoff berth.

Duquesne beats Saint Francis to win Northeast Conference title, playoff berth

The Dukes rallied from a 14-0 hole to come back and beat the Red Flash, 30-20, Saturday at Rooney Field.

3 days ago

District football preview: Duquesne takes aim at NEC title, first NCAA playoff berth today

With a win vs. Saint Francis, Pa., the Dukes will claim their first outright Northeast Conference title and reach the national tournament.

4 days ago

 Jared Nickens and No. 3 Maryland came back from a 14-point deficit to beat Rider, 65-58, Friday at home.

College basketball roundup: No. 3 Maryland escapes against Rider

Upset bid falls short, West Virginia men win a laugher; Pitt and Duquesne women pick up victories.

4 days ago

Promising Duquesne routs Penn State, 78-52

A record-tying shooting night from deep lifts Duquesne to a 78-52 rout of Penn State, adding more promise to a potential turnaround season.

4 days ago

 Duquesne coach Jim Ferry will lead his team against Big Ten foe Penn State tonight.

Dukes face biggest test yet against Penn State

Two lopsided wins into the season, Duquesne prepares for its most telling test yet with a Friday night matchup with Penn State.

5 days ago

Mason scores career-high 28 points to lead Duquesne past New Orleans, 95-75

Micah Mason poured in a career-high 28 points, made 10 of his 13 shots to set the tone for the hot-shooting Dukes victory.

1 week ago

 Cincinnati's Shaq Thomas dunks as Robert Morris' Elijah Minnie (5), Isaiah Still (1) and Rodney Pryor (11) can only watch in the second half of the Colonials' 106-44 loss to the Bearcats at Fifth Third Arena.

District basketball roundup: Cincinnati pounds Robert Morris men

The Colonials fall to 0-2 after a blowout loss on the road to the Bearcats; Duquesne and RMU women fall, too, but Penn State women win.

1 week ago

 "This group will really help us fill the void that will be left by this year’s senior class," Duquesne head coach Jim Ferry said.

Duquesne men's basketball 2016 recruits sign National Letters of Intent

Coach Jim Ferry “excited” about guards Mike Lewis and Spencer Littleson and forward Isiaha Mike.

1 week ago

 Duquesne head coach Jim Ferry calls out to his team during a game against Saint Joseph's in January.

Ferry poised to turn around fortunes for Duquesne men's basketball

After years of struggles and program-building, the 2015-16 season could be a make-or-break one for the Dukes and coach Jim Ferry.

1 week ago

Dukes defeat Seton Hill, 96-71

Duquesne’s goal of a winning season in its fourth year under coach Jim Ferry got off to a solid start in its season-opener Friday night.

1 week ago

 Duquesne's Jeremiah Jones drives to the net against Urbana in the second half Tuesday at the Palumbo Center.

Duquesne Dukes rout Urbana, 91-62

Duquesne made 52.5 percent of its shots and 12 different Dukes players scored, led by center Darius Lewis and guard Micah Mason.

2 weeks ago

 Duquesne Basketball Coach Jim Ferry.

Dukes men's basketball tuning up for season

After a long offseason, Duquesne ready to face Division II Urbana tonight in an exhibition at A.J. Palumbo Center.

2 weeks ago

Duquesne, West Virginia women's soccer teams paired up in NCAA's first round

The two will play each other in Morgantown on Friday at 6 p.m.

2 weeks ago

District football roundup: Slippery Rock wins PSAC West

The Rock took down Clarion in dominating fashion to advance to its third consecutive PSAC title game, where it will face West Chester.

2 weeks ago

 Duquesne head coach Jim Ferry shouts instructions to his team in January against Saint Joseph.

Defensive improvement, post play among the keys to Duquesne men’s basketball season

The Dukes finished 12-19 overall last season, 6-12 in conference play.

3 weeks ago

 Dan Burt's Dukes went 23-11 last season.

Integrating youth key to Duquesne women's basketball campaign

Head coach Dan Burt is 43-24 during his time with the Dukes.

3 weeks ago

 Pitt point guard James Robinson and his college basketball brethren will have some new rules to adjust to this season.

College basketball preview: Rules changes, points of emphasis could have big impact

A 30-second shot clock will be the most noticeable change, but several new rules could alter the game for good.

3 weeks ago

 North Carolina's Marcus Paige

College Basketball Season Overview | Players to watch

Paul Zeise and Sam Werner's preseason players to watch.

3 weeks ago

 Onetime West Virginia player Eron Harris is now at Michigan State.

College Basketball Season Overview | Men's Top Ten

Post-Gazette basketball writer Paul Zeise picks his men's top 10:

3 weeks ago

District football roundup: IUP bounces back to beat Clarion

In a clash of two teams still jockeying for position at the top of the divisional standings, IUP was able to rebound from its first PSAC

3 weeks ago

 Hopewell’s Shatori Walker-Kimbrough averaged 13.3 ppg for Maryland in 2015.

College Basketball Season Overview | Women's Top Ten

Post-Gazette basketball writer Sam Werner picks his women’s top 10:

3 weeks ago

District football roundup: Duquesne wins defensive struggle at Robert Morris

The Dukes were led by their defense in a 16-7 win against their local Northeast Conference rival Saturday night at Joe Walton Stadium.

1 month ago

 Duquesne head coach Jerry Schmitt.

District football preview: Duquesne-Robert Morris not just for bragging rights this year

Story lines abound as the Dukes visit the Colonials tonight, but most important for both teams is getting back on track in NEC play.

1 month ago

 RIGHT; Norm Nixon was among the notable players who returned Wednesday to help Duquesne celebrate 100 years of basketball at the school.

Two icons trying to help restore luster to Duquesne

Former Dukes Norm Nixon and Mike James have spent time around the current team this week, and Nixon sees potential in the squad.

1 month ago

Duquesne men's basketball 11th in A-10 preseason poll

The Atlantic-10 conference released its preseason poll Tuesday and the Dukes were picked to finish 11th in the league.

1 month ago

 Duquesne head coach Jim Ferry looks for a call from a referee as his team takes on Pitt last December at Consol Energy.

Dukes men's basketball team picked to finish 11th in A-10 preseason poll

The Dukes return their top two scorers from last season, guards Derrick Colter and Micah Mason.

1 month ago

District football roundup: Saint Vincent falls short in upset bid

The Bearcats jumped out to an early lead against No. 12 Thomas More, but couldn’t hang on to knock off the top team in the PAC.

1 month ago

District football notebook: Star Duquesne WR heating up again

Senior WR Chris King has at least 100 yards or a touchdown in his past three games as the Dukes have looked his way more often.

1 month ago

District football roundup: Eight turnovers doom Robert Morris

The Colonials couldn’t hold on to the ball Saturday in a home loss to Northeast Conference opponent Sacred Heart.

1 month ago

District football roundup: Saints go marching past Washington & Jefferson

No. 12 Thomas More's victory against No. 13 Washington & Jefferson likely puts the Saints in the driver's seat for the PAC title.

1 month ago

Duquesne assistant coach enduring after illness, mishap

Eight months after being diagnosed with cancer and getting hit by a car, Dukes assistant coach John Rhodes has found peace in life.

1 month ago

District football roundup: Clarion stuns Gannon in PSAC West

In a matchup of the first-place and last-place teams in the PSAC West preseason poll, the Golden Eagles pulled off the upset to move to 4-0.

1 month ago

Duquesne gets verbal commitment from 6-7 forward for 2016 recruiting class

Isiaha Mike expected to add some much needed depth in the Dukes’ frontcourt.

2 months ago

District football roundup: Seton Hill loses shootout on the road

A fourth-quarter miscue doomed the Griffins to a 48-38 loss against West Chester after a wild game with plenty of offensive action.

2 months ago

District football roundup: IUP squanders big lead in season-opening loss

Everything was going right for the Crimson Hawks until it all went wrong in a 34-33 loss to PSAC East opponent Kutztown at home.

2 months ago

 There's a chance former Sto-Rox star and Temple transfer Lenny Williams is IUP's starting quarterback this season.

District colleges: Spectators no more, IUP ready for season's start

The IUP football team starts its season a week late, and the Crimson Hawks are excited to finally take the field today vs. Kutztown.

2 months ago

3 media outlets granted radio rights to Duquesne men's basketball, football games

Last season Duquesne’s men's basketball and football games often bounced around a series of stations.

2 months ago

Duquesne opens season with a rout

District football roundup: The Dukes rolled up 571 yards offense in a 47-7 victory against Kentucky Christian

2 months ago

 Duquesne head coach Jerry Schmitt.

District football preview: Duquesne sets sights high

Much is expected from the Dukes — by the Dukes — as they enter 2015 with a loaded receiving corps and an experienced roster.

2 months ago

 Jim Ferry's Duquesne men's basketball squad will play twice on the NBC Sports Network this season.

Two nationally televised games highlight Duquesne's Atlantic 10 basketball schedule

Duquesne’s 18-game conference schedule won’t have any games at Consol Energy Center for the first time in five years.

2 months ago

District college football preview: Gannon, Slippery Rock PSAC West picks

The Slippery Rock-Gannon showdown Oct. 3 could determine the PSAC West winner; Washington & Jefferson again the team to beat in the PAC.

2 months ago

 David L. Harper was introduced as the new athletic director at Duquesne University today.

Duquesne hires new athletic director

Dukes name former Dayton vice president for advancement Dave Harper to replace the departed Greg Amodio, who went to Quinnipiac.

2 months ago

 Penn State football coach James Franklin uses his school's cost of attendance stipend in recruiting pitches.

Cost of attendance stipends give scholarship student-athletes a little financial freedom

For the first time, college athletes on full scholarship have access to a cost of attendance stipend to help with daily living expenses.

2 months ago

Sports briefs: 2016 marathon opens online

Registration expected to reach at least 40,000 for Pittsburgh Marathon; Duquesne to announce new athletic director today.

2 months ago


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