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Poor Performance Leads to Disappointing Loss for Duquesne at UMass



For the second consecutive game, Duquesne’s poor shooting did in the Dukes (15-4, 5-2) as they fell this afternoon to UMass (8-12, 2-5), 73-64.

Along with shooting just 36% from the field, Duquesne got manhandled on the board, especially offensively. The Minutemen collected 18 offensive rebounds and turned them into 16 second-chance points. For the game, UMass outrebounded the Dukes, 52-34. Another contributing factor to today’s loss was Duquesne’s poor free throw shooting as they converted just 13 of 25 shots from the line.

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The best player on the court today was UMass forward Tre Mitchell, who scored a game-high 25 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. The leading scorers for Duquesne were sophomore guard Sincere Carry with 20 points and Marcus Weather with 13.

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Duquesne dropped their second game in a row and have not won at UMass since 2011, a span of 5 games.

It doesn’t get any easier for Duquesne as their next game is Wednesday night against No. 7 Dayton at PPG Paints Arena. Tipoff is set for 7 PM and will be televised nationally on CBS Sports Network.

Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
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4 years ago

3rd stinker in a row with a dayton blowout next. O well, the bubble is burst

Alan Saunders
4 years ago
Reply to  pmzman999

All comes back with a win vs. Flyers.

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