DU-UD Postgame Notes

Jan. 5, 2005

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  • Only three of the 11 players in uniform for Duquesne were alive the last time the Dukes defeated the Flyers at Dayton (Feb. 1, 1983)

  • The DU victory snapped a 16-game Dayton series win streak and 12-game Flyer win streak over the Dukes at Dayton

  • Dayton, which led 33-23 at the half, enjoyed a largest lead of 13 at 49-36 with 13:03 left in regulation

  • Duquesne's largest lead was when it scored the first seven points of the game

  • This was Duquesne's first multiple-overtime game since an 80-76 triple-overtime win at Notre Dame on Feb. 25, 1993

  • Kieron Achara, who scored a career-high 23 points on 8-of-11 shooting, added a career high-tying 11 rebounds for his fifth double-double of the season and sixth of his career

  • Martin Osimani went 3-of-6 from the 3-point arc in scoring 11 points before fouling out with 4:12 left in the first overtime

  • Tyler Bluemling, who played a season-high 29 minutes, finished with 10 points, 3 assists, 3 steals and 0 turnovers ... he scored all of his points in the final 1:07 of regulation and first 1:26 of the first overtime period

  • DU's 94 total points and 51 second-half points were both season highs

  • Duquesne is now 15-13 all-time in Atlantic 10 openers

  • This was the Dukes' first A-10 opening win since starting the 1999-00 league season with a win over La Salle

  • Duquesne has now won its last two regular-season Atlantic 10 road games (DU won its last A-10 regular-season road game last year at Xavier) ... the last time DU won two straight A-10 road games was in 1995 (at Temple and at St. Bonaventure)




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