Duquesne (8-3) guard Tevin Brewer is out for today’s game against Indiana State (9-2) according to head coach Keith Dambrot. Brewer suffered a shoulder injury in the New Mexico State game this past Sunday, only playing nine minutes in that game.
It will be the second game in a row that Brewer has missed with the injury. He didn’t play on Wednesday against DePaul, a 66-55 victory for Duquesne.
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The graduate transfer from Florida International has seen his role increase since the start of the season. Brewer didn’t start the first three games of the year against Montana, Kentucky and South Dakota State but then started the next seven.
Notably he was starting to emerge as a sharpshooter with the team, shooting 7-for-11 (63.6%) from three-point range in the two games prior to his injury. Prior to that he was 5-for-14 (35.7%) on the season.
Overall he is averaging 7.4 points, 3.1 assists and 1.8 rebounds per game on the season. He’s shooting 46.2% from three-point range on the season and 40.3% overall.
Brewer came to Duquesne from Florida International after leading the team in scoring last season with 15.2 points per game. He was a profiling sharpshooter with them as well, hitting 39.8% of his shots from that range last year.
He was also named to All-Conference USA Third Team and finished 15th in the country in assists per game with 5.6 which also led the conference. He also led the conference with an assists per turnover ratio of 2.01.
Duquesne will host Indiana State today at 2:00 p.m. Indiana State comes into today’s game after a close 88-85 loss to Southern Indiana ended their five-game winning streak on Sunday.