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
In the win over Massachusetts, Lewis finished with 31 points, tying a school record for the second-most points in a game by a freshman.
James played at Duquesne from 1995-98 and played more than a decade in the NBA, winning a title with the Pistons.
Julijana Vojinovic had 17 points and Amadea Szamosi recorded a double-double, 13 points, 10 rebounds, to lead the Dukes to a 70-51 win.
Jevon Carter scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds in a win against Kansas State.
Young Duquesne team has had a week off to regroup after drubbing by Dayton.
Since Duquesne has seven games remaining, Ferry doesn’t think it’s an appropriate time to discuss his deal, which was extended in June 2015.
Elsewhere, Penn State and Duquesne fall against Rutgers and Dayton, respectively.
The Mountaineers sign one WPIAL player on national signing day.
St. Bonaventure delivered Duquesne a 71-64 loss Wednesday night at Palumbo Center.
Those in attendance of Duquesne's matchup with St. Bonaventure will be permitted to bring one unopened bottle of water inside the Palumbo
There are plenty of local examples, both teams and players, of how a verbal pledge doesn’t mean a recruit is off the market.
The Dukes couldn’t stop T.J. Cline, who had 34 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists as Richmond rallied to a 101-90 win.
Local men’s college basketball teams are not having banner seasons, so take a trip back to glory days of the Duquesne Dukes.