The Duquesne freshmen stepped up in a big way as the Dukes downed the Patriots of George Mason in double overtime at the Palumbo Center, 95-89. Eric Williams Jr. finished with a freshman record 34 points (and the school record for made 3-pointers with nine) and Tydus Verhoeven blocked a freshman record nine shots.
Duquesne now has a 10 game home win streak, the second longest in the history of the Palumbo Center, and is 14-6 on the season and 5-2 in the Atlantic 10.
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After the game, Tarin Smith, Tydus Verhoeven, Eric Williams Jr. and Keith Dambrot spoke to the media about the win, the season so far, Kevin Stallings and Pitt(!) and much more.