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Dukes No Longer Receiving AP Votes; Dayton No. 7 for Wednesday’s Game



Duquesne did not receive votes in the AP Top 25 poll released Monday for the first time in three weeks.

Coming off back-to-back losses, the Dukes dropped off the table after receiving 13 vote points a week ago. Duquesne (15-4, 5-2) is tied for third place in the Atlantic-10 conference with Richmond and VCU, behind 6-1 Rhode Island, which defeated Duquesne last week, and 7-0 Dayton.

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The Flyers will come to Pittsburgh ranked No. 7 for Wednesday night’s game at PPG Paints Arena. Dayton is 18-2 overall. The Flyers’ ranking held steady from the previous week. Rhode Island is the only other A-10 team to receive votes with six vote points.

Regionally, West Virginia is ranked No. 12, up two spots and Penn State is back in the poll at No. 24.

Duke, which will host Pitt on Tuesday night, is ranked No. 9, down one place from last week. Elsewhere in the ACC, Florida State is ranked No. 5 and Louisville is No. 6.

Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
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