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Duquesne to Play Nebraska on Road, Host Stony Brook and Rider Next Season



Duquesne will take on Nebraska on the road and host Stony Brook and Rider as a part of a multi-team event for next season, according to Rocco Miller.

The Dukes have played the Cornhuskers three times and hold a 2-1 series lead against them. They defeated them at home in 1948 and 1971, but lost on the road in 1969. This is the first Big Ten team that the Dukes have faced since they took on the Penn State Nittany Lions at PPG Paints Arena on Dec. 19, 2018, where they lost 73-67. The Dukes are also 0-5 under Keith Dambrot against Power Five opponents since he took over prior to the 2017-18 season.

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This will be the second matchup against Rider, as Duquesne won their first matchup, 73-61 at UPMC Cooper Field House on Nov. 9, 2021. This will also be the first ever meeting between Duquesne and Stony Brook.

Duquesne finished last season 20-13 overall and 10-8 in Atlantic-10 play, a big improvement from the 2021-22 season, where they finished 6-24 overall and 1-15 in A-10 play.

Dambrot will look to improve upon a solid non-conference record last season 0f 10-3 and earn his first victory against a Power Five opponent as head coach of the Dukes next season.

Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
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