On Tuesday, the Atlantic 10 announced that Duquesne’s upcoming game against George Mason had been postponed due to reasons that have not been made public by the conference.
This is now the fourth postponement of the month for Duquesne, as the Dukes have seen games against VCU, Davidson, and UMass also postponed during February. Keith Dambrot’s squad has not played a single game since its momentum-building win against Dayton on Feb. 2, which was also the first game in the new UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse.
The Dukes’ next game now comes at Richmond on Saturday, Feb. 20 at 4:30 p.m on NBCSN. The Spiders are currently the fifth best team in the conference, sitting at 11-4 overall with a 4-2 record in A-10 play. They have seen four of their last five games postponed due to COVID 19 concerns and they will be taking on VCU on Wednesday before the Duquesne matchup.
Richmond has started the same five players in every one of its 15 games this season, and each of them is averaging more than 11 points per game. The Spiders’ leading scorer is graduate student Blake Francis, a 6-foot guard who is averaging 16.6 points per game.