Duquesne Dukes Basketball Schedule
The Duquesne Dukes boast a strong following and have been playing for years
in the tough A-10, but this year has been a bit of a struggle as they sit towards the bottom of the conference standings with
a 3-9 record in the Atlantic 10. One highlight of the season has been the play of senior forward Ovie Soko who is averaging
more than 18 points and 8 rebounds per game, both of which lead the team. As the Dukes finish up their season be sure to come
out and see Soko play for Duquesne while you still and and help cheer the Dukes on to some big wins which will give the younger
players confidence heading into next season. Come out and see what all the excitement is about as the Dukes look to make a
big move up the conference standings in another year absolutely loaded with nail-biting action that will have fans all over
town buzzing throughout the season. As soon as you're there soaking up the vibes during a great game, you'll understand loud
and clear what all the buzz is about, as there is nothing quite like being there when the Dukes are digging in looking to
put the final touches on a huge win.
On February 22nd the Dayton Flyers come to Pittsburgh to take on the Dukes and
any time these two rivals meet there is a whole lot of pride on the line and a close contest is guaranteed. Senior Night is
on March 5th when the formidable UMass Minutemen come to town. Dukes fans will want to come out to this one to get a final
glimpse Ovie Soko and to show your appreciation of all the hard work he has done for the Dukes during his career.
When the game is on the line and your favorite team is digging in looking to make a clutch bucket that seals
a huge rivalry matchup, you'll understand loud and clear what all the buzz around campus is about. True, there are plenty
of options for seeing a big game these days, though there is still no substitution for the experience you can get from the
stands. Be there for all the most exciting moments in another college basketball season filled with nail-biting action that
will have you talking well after the final whistle.
Against teams like Dayton, George Washington,
St. Bonaventure and many more in the Atlantic 10, the Dukes get to go up against some of the biggest powerhouses of the conferences,
though their schedule is also loaded with great out-of-conference matchups that can be every bit as exciting. With a talented
program that is always bursting to the brim with exciting playmakers who can change the score in a real hurry, the Dukes are
always eying the top of the standings – and that's not something that's likely to change any time in the near future.
There's nothing quite like the experience you can have from the stands, but that's not something that you're going to learn
sitting at home daydreaming about what the atmosphere of the big game is like. Whether it's at home or away, the Dukes have
a great schedule each and every season, giving plenty of opportunities to get out and see if the Dukes have what it takes
to shoot their way all the way to the top of the Atlantic 10 standings. This is a team that definitely won't go quietly in
conference play, but you won't want to be left out of the big game that you know everyone will be talking about around town.
The A-10 is no joke, but the Dukes once again have a strong team that won't go quietly in conference play, which is exactly
why it's always a good idea to put down the remote and see it all for yourself this season.
Duquesne Dukes Basketball
Did you know that the Dukes first competed a century ago?
The year was 1913 and the Duquesne Dukes were
just putting together a team, though no one could have predicted the type of longevity that this stellar program would end
up having. Though there was a brief hiccup during WWII, the Dukes came roaring back not long after that and they've established
themselves as staples of the local sports scene around the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area. As soon as you're there alongside
thousands of your fellow fans, you'll understand what all the excitement is about around this team.
Dukes Basketball History
The Dukes have had some big-time success over the years, playing in the Atlantic 10 since
1976 and giving their fans some major thrills over the years. With a steady string of talented players who can change the
dynamic of a big game in a real hurry, this is a program that has had plenty of success throughout their history, with the
height of their success coming with back-to-back conference titles in the early 1980s. These days, the Dukes still have a
very strong program that doesn't tend to go quietly in the A-10, which is why it's always a good idea to get out and see what
everyone else around campus is talking about.
For all the exciting games at the A.J. Palumbo
Center, the Dukes are hoping to put it all together for yet another memorable season of action, which is why it's always a
good idea to put down the remote and see it all for yourself as thousands of fans flock to the stands this season. College
basketball is just one of those sports that gets taken to a completely different level when the game is on the line and you're
actually there in the stands with the other passionate fans, though that's not something that you're going to figure out from
home no matter how hard you try.