Dukes Win Opener Over Prairie View A&M, 77-57
Nov. 25, 2003
Pittsburgh, Pa. - Jimmy Tricco scored 13 of his game-high 18 points in the first half to lead Duquesne to a 77-57 win over Prairie View in the Dukes season-opener.
Duquesne led 20-15 with just over nine minutes left in the first half before going on a 19-7 run to take a 39-22 lead at intermission. Six different players scored a field goal during the run that broke the game open. Prairie View briefly cut the DU lead to 14 early in the second half before the Dukes went on a 10-0 run to push the lead up over 20 points. Prairie View would get no closer than 17 the rest of the way.
Duquesne shot 52.6 percent from the 3-point arc, with six different players hitting at least one 3-point field goal. The Dukes outshot the Panthers 47.1 percent to 31.1 percent and enjoyed a 40-34 edge on the boards.
Duquesne returns to action on Saturday Nov. 29th at 4 p.m. when the Siena Saints head to Palumbo for another non-conference matchup.