We now know the opposition for the 2018-19 Duquesne men’s basketball team.
Today, the school released their non-conference opponents for the upcoming season and it’s headlined by a trip to South Bend, Indiana to take on Notre Dame.
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Here’s the schedule and the teams that will be making a trip to the A.J. Palumbo Center this season.
DUQUESNE’S MENS 2018 NON-CONFERENCE SCHEDULE:
November 10: vs. William & Mary (Palumbo Center)
November 12: vs. UIC (Palumbo Center)
November 17: vs. Radford (TBA)
November 20: at Notre Dame
November 25: vs. UMass Lowell (Palumbo Center)
November 30: vs. Pitt (PPG Paints Arena)
December 5: vs. Marshall (Palumbo Center)
December 9: vs. Longwood (Palumbo Center)
December 13: vs. Maryland Eastern-Shore (Palumbo Center)
December 16 vs. Maine (Palumbo Center)
December 19 vs. Penn State (PPG Paints Arena)
December 22 vs. Eastern Kentucky (Palumbo Center)
December 31 vs. NJIT (Palumbo Center)
Notes From Duquesne’s Schedule:
**Duquesne’s 20 home games this season (11 non-conference and 9 conference) are a new school record.
**3 of Duquesne’s first 4 opponents won 20 or more games last season with William & Mary winning 19 games. In all, 5 of Duquesne’s non-conference opponents won 20 or more games.
**Radford played in the 2018 NCAA Tournament and won a school-record 23 games.
**First time playing Notre Dame since 1995
**The site for Duquesne’s game vs. Radford is listed as TBA because Duquesne will be hosting the NCAA Division III Volleyball National Championship at the Palumbo Center November 15-17.
**Duquesne will host Marshall, which appeared in the NCAA Tournament last year for the first time in 31 years as they finished the season with a record of 25-11.
**Dukes will take on Penn State, the 2018 NIT Champions, at PPG Paints Arena on December 19.
**Duquesne will take on teams from 10 conferences this year.
— Duquesne Basketball (@DuqMBB) August 2, 2018