PITTSBURGH — With its lead cut to four points in the the third quarter, Duquesne had to battle to continue its momentum and earn a season-high five-game winning streak against St. Bonaventure.
Duquesne was able to outscore the Bonnies (43-39 before the run) 41-21 and run away with an 80-64 victory Saturday evening at the Palumbo Center in front of 1,909 fans.
With the win, Duquesne has clinched the third overall seed in the Atlantic 10 Championship and will face Rhode Island Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Senior guard Chassidy Omogrosso had season-highs of 26 points and six rebounds, while tying a career-high of six three-point baskets. Fellow senior Julijana Vojinovic added 13 points off the bench. Two more seniors also got in the act as Eniko Kuttor posted a season-high 12 rebounds and Kadri-Ann Lass matched her season-high with seven blocks.
All 12 Duquesne players scored in this contest.
St. Bonaventure was led by senior guard Mckenna Maycock’s 20 points.
Duquesne also held St. Bonaventure to five free throws while the Dukes helped themselves with a 42-27 rebounding advantage and 42-24 points in the paint mark. Duquesne was also able to scored 24 bench points.
The 80 points Duquesne scored represent its most since Feb. 10 against Dayton, a span of five games.
With the contest against Rhode Island, Duquesne will host the game as it is seeded third. Duquesne bested Rhode Island 75-58 Feb. 17 in Kingston.
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In addition to writing a recap, PSN’s Zachary Weiss has these pictures both from the game and the senior day activities.
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