The Duquesne men’s basketball program continues to add opponents to their 2021-22 non-conference schedule.
Games against Weber State, Hofstra and multiple games, starting with Northeastern, in the U.S. Virgin Island Tournament have already been revealed but more have been agreed upon.
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Pittsburgh Sports Now has learned that Duquesne has an agreement in place to play the following teams this upcoming season.
Marshall- This will be a road game for Duquesne. Marshall is coached by Dan D’Antonio and finished last season with a record of 15-7 and 3rd place in Conference USA. The Thundering Herd will be led by electrifying guard Taevion Kinsey, who led the team scoring 19.5 points/game. Marshall finished No. 92 in the Ken Pom Rankings.
Cal Irvine– The Anteaters finished last season with a record of 18-9 good for second place in the Big West Conference. Cal Irvine finished No. 107 in the Ken Pom Rankings. Cal Irvine’s Collin Welp will return and he led them in scoring with 15.1 points/game.
Wofford– The Terriers finished last with a record of 15-9 and 12-5 in the Southern Conference, which was put them in second place. Wofford finished No. 127 in the Ken Pom Rankings. Wofford will be without their two top scorers Storm Murphy and Tray Hollowell. Murphy transferred to Virginia Tech and Hollowell transferred to Morehead State.
Rider– The Broncos had a tough 2020-21 season finishing last in the MAAC Conference with an overall record of 6-17, which was good for No. 316 in the Ken Pom Rankings.
Bowling Green– Last season, the Falcons had an overall record of 14-12 and 10-8 in the MAC Conference. Bowling Green will be without Justin Turner, their leading scorer with 19.3 points per game. Bowling Green finished ranked No. 130 in the Ken Pom Rankings.
American– The Eagles only played 10 games last season and finished with a record of 4.6. They will be without their leading scorer, Jamir Harris (20.5 points/game), who transferred to Seton Hall.