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QUIZ: Name the MLB Hall of Fame greats based on their Cooperstown Nicknames

Many great MLB players have been given nicknames by either the fans or their teammates. Can you identify these fifty famous Hall of Fame inductees by their nicknames?
June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name the players with the most home runs against every MLB franchise

Can you name the top five players who have hit most home runs against every franchise? Clue given is the franchise - # of home runs - opposing player's team.
March 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Dusquesne stuck on Pennsylvania Turnpike, may have to sleep on bus again

The Dusquesne Dukes played George Mason Friday night and won 89-75. The team seemed pretty elated to get a big win and they were excited to get back home and warm up from the cold weather. However, they ran into some trouble as Winter Storm Jonas took a big toll on them. The team got stuck on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, but they seemed to make the most of it by having some fun. ...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Duquesne men’s basketball team gets stuck on PA Turnpike

The great blizzard of 2016 has forced all sorts of postponements this weekend in the sports world. It has also caused a number of college sports teams to be stuck on roads. Such has been the case with the Duquesne University men’s basketball team, stuck on the Pennsylvania Turnpike since 9 p.m. last night. The team was attempting to return to its campus in Pittsburgh after a...
Via The Comeback
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Photos: Duquesne basketball team stranded on Pennsylvania turnpike

Winter storm Jonas is tearing through the East Coast like the Jonas Brothers through a wake of tween fans, and no one can attest to that better than the Duquesne basketball team. After playing George Mason in an Atlantic 10 matchup Friday afternoon, the Dukes got trapped on the Pennsylvania Turnpike on their way back home. Ironically, the game was moved up a day from Saturday in...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo/Video: Duquesne Basketball Stranded On Pennsylvania Turnpike Since Last Night Due To Storm

After beating George Mason 86-75 on Friday, the Duquesne Dukes men’s basketball team quickly left Virginia for Pittsburgh, in an attempt to beat the large snow storm that hit the East Coast. They were not able to complete the ~250 mile drive before getting stuck in the storm on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The team bus was stranded overnight on the highway, and has been there for...
Via College Spun
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Duquesne men's basketball team stranded on bus after road win

Micah Mason scored 23 points to lead Duquesne to an 86-75 win Friday over George Mason in a men's basketball game in Fairfax, Va.The team celebrated coach Jim Ferry's 300th victory, but that's when the real work began for the Dukes.They boarded a bus and headed for home but haven't made it yet, getting caught up in the moster storm pounding the mid-Atlantic states this weekend.The...
Via FOX Sports
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Duquesne’s TySean Powell destroys defender in Ireland

Everyone say a prayer for a defender of the Irish team Neptune Basketball Club. The Duquesne Dukes are one of many teams who are participating in exhibition games overseas this summer to prepare for the upcoming season and they were able to get a huge 100-54 win over the Irish club. For 6-foot-6 forward TySean Powell, the game was an opportunity to throw down a huge poster dunk...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Duquesne upsets No. 10 Saint Louis on road, 71-64

Duquesne doesn't have many wins over highly ranked teams away from home. That didn't stop coach Jim Ferry from feeling good about his chances against No. 10 Saint Louis. Micah Mason had 22 points, Jerry Jones added 19 and the Dukes surprised Saint Louis 71-64 on Thursday night to snap the Billikens' school-record, 19-game winning streak. Saint Louis (25-3, 12-1 Atlantic 10) had...
Via Associated Press
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 10 Saint Louis finally lands on the wrong side of a close game

ST. LOUIS -- Micah Mason picked himself off the court and smiled. There were 17 seconds left. The Duquesne sophomore sharpshooter knew it was over. So did the Saint Louis University fans, who were roaring just minutes earlier but now scurried for the exits. Mason and his teammates took a losing record into Chaifetz Arena on Thursday night but walked out smiling. The visiting Dukes...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Duquesne stuns No. 10 Saint Louis 71-64

ST. LOUIS -- Micah Mason had 22 points, Jerry Jones added 19 and Duquesne surprised No. 10 Saint Louis 71-64 on Thursday night to snap the Billikens' school-record, 19-game winning streak. Saint Louis (25-3, 12-1 Atlantic 10) had not lost since dropping a 70-65 decision on Dec. 1 to unbeaten Wichita State, now ranked No. 2 in the country. Mason, who entered leading the nation in...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 10 SLU can wrap up share of A-10 title with win over Duquesne

Saint Louis' second straight Atlantic 10 regular-season conference title might have seemed wrapped up for some time now. A share of it will be made official with one more win. The 10th-ranked Billikens are looking to extend a school-record winning streak Thursday night against visiting Duquesne while also securing the top seed in next month's A-10 tournament. Saint Louis (25-2, 12...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Soko's 25 points lead Duquesne past NJIT, 71-64

Ovie Soko scored 25 points, converting 11 of 16 from the free throw line, to lead Duquesne to a come-from-behind, 71-64 win over the New Jersey Institute of Technology Wednesday night. The Dukes, who snapped a four-game losing streak with an 83-81 win over St. Bonaventure Saturday, roared back from a 10-point deficit midway through the second half, taking the lead on a Derrick Colter...
Via Associated Press
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Here Is Derrick Colter’s Buzzer Beater For Duquesne That Finished St. Bonaventure

The Bonnies of St. Bonaventure and the Duquesne Dukes played about as evenly-matched of a game as possible today and, of course, it came down to the final possession. The Dukes trailed by one point on their home floor with 3.8 seconds remaining, and quickly got the ball into the hands of Derrick Colter, knowing that he would be the best at getting the ball up the floor quickly. He...
Via College Spun
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Duquesne comes close, falls to No. 19 Saint Louis

Duquesne coach Jim Ferry knows a victory against a ranked opponent can make a huge difference for a struggling program. The rebuilding Dukes almost got one against No. 19 Saint Louis on Wednesday night. Mike McCall scored 13 points, including two free throws with 13 seconds remaining, as Saint Louis avoided an upset by beating Duquesne 76-72. ''Winning a game like this puts you...
Via Associated Press
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Recap: No. 19 Saint Louis avoids upset by Duquesne, 76-72

PITTSBURGH -- Mike McCall scored 13 points, including two free throws with 13 seconds remaining, as No. 19 Saint Louis avoided an upset by beating Duquesne 76-72 on Wednesday night. Reserve forward Grandy Glaze added 12 points and Rob Loe had 10 for the Billikens (18-2, 5-0 Atlantic 10), who won their 12th consecutive game. Ovie Soko scored 18 points to lead Duquesne (8-9, 1-4)....
Via Fox Sports Midwest
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Preview: Billikens look to stay perfect on the road against Duquesne

Despite suffering through one of its worst offensive performances of the season, Saint Louis won its last game with relative ease. The No. 19 Billikens seek their first 12-game winning streak in over 20 years Wednesday night when they visit Duquesne in an Atlantic 10 matchup. Saint Louis continued its winning ways with a 70-48 victory over Fordham on Friday despite shooting 38.5...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Duquesne overwhelms Texas Pan-American 88-69

Ovie Soko scored 21 points on 7-of-11 shooting to lead Duquesne to an 88-69 victory over Texas-Pan American on Sunday. The Dukes (6-5) took control of the game with a 22-4 run midway through the first half that included back-to-back 3-pointers by Micah Mason in building a lead that was never challenged. Mason contributed 14 points in the win, while Jeremiah Jones added 11 and Tra...
Via Associated Press
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Duquesne looks to end Pitt dominance in City Game

The campuses for Pittsburgh and Duquesne lie barely two miles apart. The talent gap on the basketball court has looked considerably wider over the last dozen years. And while second-year Dukes coach Jim Ferry believes it has shrunk, he's still well aware his team is a decided underdog heading into Saturday's annual City Game. ''Within time, it is going to be (closer),'' he said...
Via Associated Press
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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