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Duquesne lands transfer guard from Butler

By Chris Harlan
Given a second chance, Duquesne landed guard Rene Castro, a freshman who is transferring from Butler.  Castro announced Wednesday he will join the Dukes men’s …

Duquesne guard to transfer
By Chris Harlan
Duquesne guard Tra’Vaughn White has been granted his release and will transfer elsewhere, men’s basketball coach Jim Ferry said Thursday. White averaged 7.4 points and 16.6 minutes in his one season with the Dukes. The 5-foot-10 junior started eight of the first nine games after arriving from Independence Community College …
ACC Tournament heads to Barclays Center in New York
By John Harris
Pitt will return to the Big Apple to play postseason basketball. The ACC announced Wednesday that it will play its annual postseason men’s basketball tournament …
Michigan bounces Duquesne from WNIT, 68-52
By Staff Report
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Cyesha Goree led all scorers with 24 points in 29 minutes and also had a game-high 11 rebounds for Michigan, which beat Duquesne, 68-52, on Monday in the second round of the Women’s NIT. Senior Orsi Szecsi led three Duquesne double-digit scorers with 16 points, but …
Duquesne advances in WNIT, Michigan next
By Staff Report
Raegan Moore scored 13 points to lead four players in double figures as Duquesne defeated Mount St. Mary’s, 62-52, on Friday at Palumbo Center in the opening round of the WNIT. Ashley Robinson had 12 points, Wumi Agunbiade scored 10 and Orsi Szecsi added 10 points and a team-high nine …
Duquesne bows out of Atlantic 10 tournament
By Larry Fleisher
NEW YORK — Ovie Soko and Micah Mason were unable to generate much offensively at times, and when Duquesne’s top scoring options were neutralized, that …
Duquesne eyes 2nd chances in Atlantic 10 tournament
By Chris Harlan
Duquesne coach Jim Ferry predicts that this Atlantic 10 Championship could be unpredictable. “Someone could win this tournament that no one is really expecting,” Ferry …
Mason chasing history at Duquesne
By Chris Harlan
Micah Mason needed 100 shots to swish, and only then could he leave Palumbo Center. No bounce off the iron. No spin around the rim. …
Duquesne closes regular season with victory over George Mason
By Elizabeth Traynor
FAIRFAX, Va. — With its 81-69 victory over George Mason on Saturday night, the monkey officially was off Duquesne’s back: The Dukes avoided the Atlantic 10 Tournament elimination game that will take place between the bottom two teams in the league. But for coach Jim Ferry, the win meant something …
Duquesne endures another last-minute loss
By Chris Harlan
Duquesne has grown tired of almost winning. The Dukes had two chances to tie in the final 30 seconds, but both driving shots failed in …
Duquesne women get no margin for error in A-10 Tournament
By Karen Price
Duquesne coach Dan Burt sat down after his team’s final home game of the season last week a frustrated man. The Dukes held an 11-point …
Duquesne’s Mason honored by Atlantic 10
By Chris Harlan
Duquesne sophomore Micah Mason was named the Atlantic 10 co-Player of the Week on Monday, becoming the first Dukes men’s basketball player to win the …
Duquesne stuns No. 10 Saint Louis
By Staff and Wire Reports
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Duquesne pulled off one of the biggest upsets in program history Thursday night, defeating No. 10 Saint Louis, 71-64, at Chaifetz …
La Salle spoils Duquesne seniors’ finale
By Karen Price
Wumi Agunbiade and Orsi Szecsi remember being freshmen and talking about what their college careers would be like at Duquesne. They talked about winning an …
Duquesne basketball gets verbal commitment from IMG’s Powell
By Chris Harlan
The Duquesne men’s basketball team secured a verbal commitment Sunday from 6-foot-9 forward TySean Powell, AAU coach Michael Duncan said. Powell and current Duquesne freshman Desmond Ridenour were teammates at Benedictine High School in Cleveland and both played for Duncan’s Ohio Basketball Club. Powell attends IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., …
Duquesne blows big lead, falls to Dayton
By Chris Harlan
Duquesne led for nearly 37 minutes and often by double figures, but made just four second-half field goals in Saturday afternoon’s 57-54 loss to Atlantic 10 visitor Dayton at Consol Energy Center. After shooting 51 percent (15-29) in the first half, the Dukes shot just 14 percent in the second …