City Game, 2K Classic highlight Duquesne slate
Duquesne's 2011-12 nonconference men's basketball schedule features eight games in Pittsburgh, including a pair at Consol Energy Center against Pitt in the City Game at 7 p.m. Nov. 30 and Penn State on Dec. 10.
The Dukes' 14-game pre-A-10 slate, revealed today, also includes an appearance in the 2K Sports Classic in early November. The Dukes will face either Arizona, Mississippi State, St. John's or Texas A&M in the first round before playing three games at a subregional site on Nov. 18-20.
Duquesne's home-opener is Nov. 13 against Wisconsin-Green Bay, between the 2K Classic opener and subregional round. The Dukes will play host to Louisiana-Lafayette on Nov. 26 following the conclusion of the subregional. The Dukes will face Tennessee Tech on Dec. 3 and Robert Morris on Dec. 6 at Palumbo Center, and Penn State at Consol Energy Center before traveling to Western Michigan on Dec. 17 and George Mason on Dec. 21. The Dukes' other nonconference home games are against Bowling Green on Dec. 28 and Houston Baptist on Dec. 31 at Palumbo Center.