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Duquesne men put clamps on George Mason

By Chris Harlan
Duquesne’s Dominique McKoy and Darius Lewis had a strategy for handling George Mason star center Shevon Thompson. Lewis would use his body to slow the 6-foot-11, 232-pound junior, then McKoy would chase down the misses. The plan worked and let Duquesne end a six-game losing streak by holding George Mason to ...

Duquesne routed at Richmond for 6th straight loss
By The Associated Press
RICHMOND, Va. — ShawnDre’ Jones hit four 3-pointers and finished with 27 points to lead Richmond to an 86-55 win over Duquesne on Wednesday night. Kendall Anthony had 16 points and Terry Allen added 11 for Richmond (11-9, 4-3 Atlantic 10). The Spiders made 30 of 56 (53.6 percent) shots from ...
Duquesne falls behind early at GW, drops 5th in a row
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Patricio Garino scored 20 points, Joe McDonald chipped in 16 and George Washington rolled to a 74-59 victory over Duquesne on Saturday. Garino shot 6 of 10 from the floor and McDonald finished on 5-of-8 shooting, including 4 of 6 from long range. Paul Jorgensen scored 13 points and ...
Duquesne men fall to St. Bonaventure in overtime
By Chris Harlan
St. Bonaventure’s Jaylen Adams hit the last big shot, a hanging jumper with 20 seconds remaining for the fifth and final lead change of overtime ...
Duquesne hangs close but falls to No. 17 VCU
By Chris Harlan
Duquesne’s upset chance was stolen away at nearly last minute. No. 17 Virginia Commonwealth forced 16 turnovers Saturday, including a steal in the final 90 ...
Duquesne blows 12-point lead in 2nd half in loss to Rhode Island
By Chris Harlan
Angry with a loose-ball foul that cost Duquesne a victory, coach Jim Ferry spoke for 10 seconds, then crumpled a stat sheet and tossed it to the floor on his way out of the interview room. “I thought both teams played their hearts out, kids played so hard, and it’s ...
Duquesne holds on, tops Saint Joseph’s
By Chris Harlan
Duquesne’s 3-point shooters, Derrick Colter and Micah Mason regained their best-in-the-nation form. But the Dukes celebrate most when their improved defense forced Saint Joseph’s last-ditch ...
Shooting woes doom Dukes in 81-55 loss to Dayton
By Courtney Ratkowiak
DAYTON, Ohio — Duquesne’s starting backcourt of Micah Mason and Derrick Colter entered Saturday’s game shooting a combined 50.8 percent from behind the arc. Against ...
Duquesne enters Atlantic 10 play as unfinished product
By Chris Harlan
Duquesne coach Jim Ferry enters the Atlantic 10 season with one optimistic expectation: His team will be better near the end than it is now. “We’re going to be a work in progress all year,” said Ferry, in his third season as coach. “When you have a frontcourt that’s ...
Duquesne relies on Lewis in win over Texas-Pan American
By Chris Harlan
In search of a big man, Duquesne turned to its biggest. Making his first college start, sophomore Darius Lewis scored 11 points and blocked five shots in Tuesday night’s 78-72 victory over Texas-Pan American at Palumbo Center, energizing a frontcourt that delivered its best scoring effort this season. But ...
Duquesne falls to Maryland Eastern Shore
By Doug Gulasy
Duquesne’s young interior players ran into a “grown man” in Maryland Eastern Shore’s Michael Myers on Sunday afternoon. The Dukes, who play mostly underclassmen on the inside, couldn’t contain Myers in the second half of a 78-69 nonconference loss at Palumbo Center. Myers, Maryland Eastern Shore’s leading scorer, finished with ...
Butler grad Bresnahan wants shot at A-10 title with Duquesne women
By Joe Sager
Olivia Bresnahan does a lot of everything for the Duquesne women’s basketball team. The Butler product can score, pass, rebound and defend. That’s why the ...
Shooting guard Mason paces Dukes to win over UMass Lowell
By Chris Harlan
With five 3-pointers and only one miss, Duquesne’s Micah Mason can be called a shooting guard again. Mason left point guard duties mostly to ...
Slumping Duquesne men’s basketball falls to St. Francis (Pa.)
By Chris Harlan
Four days after one confidence-shaking loss to a Northeast Conference team, Duquesne suffered another. The Dukes never led, were outrebounded and again held to fewer than 60 points by an NEC opponent in Wednesday night’s 67-52 loss to Saint Francis (Pa.) at Palumbo Center. The nonconference loss was the fourth in a ...
Duquesne women push past Robert Morris
By Doug Gulasy
Duquesne women’s basketball coach Dan Burt wanted to see his team get back to dictating the tempo in its nonconference game Sunday afternoon at Robert Morris. By turning up the pressure, the Dukes did just that. Duquesne’s defense forced Robert Morris into  22 turnovers and held the Colonials without a field goal ...