Duquesne coach Jerry Schmitt leads a decorated Dukes roster into this weekend's FCS playoff matchup.

District notebook: With playoff game looming, Duquesne piles up honors

The Dukes, fresh off their first outright NEC championship, had a number of players feted by the conference Wednesday.

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Duquesne finishes strong in Florida tournament

Derrick Colter scored 24 points, fellow senior Jeremiah Jones added a career-high 17, and the Dukes defeated Western Kentucky, 81-73.

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 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.

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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.

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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.

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 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.

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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.

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 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.

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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.

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 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.

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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.

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 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.

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 "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.

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 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.

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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.

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 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.

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 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.

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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.

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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.

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 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.

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 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.

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 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.

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 North Carolina's Marcus Paige

College Basketball Season Overview | Players to watch

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

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 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:

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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

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 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:

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