Jan. 28, 2016

Game 22 Duquesne (14-7, 4-4) at Saint Louis (8-12, 3-5)
Date | Time Saturday, January 30, 2016 | 6:00 p.m. ET
Location Chaifetz Arena (10,600) | St. Louis, Mo.
Game Notes Complete Game Notes
ASN Television ASN Affiliates List (tape delay on 22 The Point! at 9:30 p.m.)
Live Stream A-10 Digital Network (live free)
Audio iHeartRadio
Live Stats StatBroadcast
Social Media @ GoDuquesne

22 The Point! channel lineup (game will be tape-delayed on WPNT at 9:30 p.m.) : Armstrong (105); Atlantic BB (707); Laurel Highlands (422); Citizens (812); Comcast (812); Consolidated (710); DirectTV (22); Dish (22); Shentel (207); Time Warner (1022); Verizon (510)

The Last Meeting
Saint Louis71
January 13, 2016
A.J. Palumbo Center
Bouncing Back
Derrick Colter scored 17 points and Darius Lewis added 10 points and a career high-tying 7 blocks as Duquesne snapped a four-game losing streak with a 81-71 win over Saint Louis at Palumbo Center.

• Duquesne (14-7, 4-4), winner of four of five, heads to St. Louis to face Saint Louis University (8-12, 3-5) on Saturday, Jan. 30 at 6:00 p.m. (ET) in a game that will be televised by ASN (22 The Point! locally - tape delay at 9:30 p.m.). This is the second of two meetings between the Dukes and Billikens. Duquesne defeated Saint Louis, 81-71, in Pittsburgh on Jan. 13.

• DU, which opened Atlantic 10 play with three losses, evened its conference record at 4-4 with an 87-60 win over La Salle on Tuesday. Derrick Colter tied his carer high with 27 points and Micah Mason (14-10a) and Eric James (11-15) posted double-doubles in the victory, which enabled the Dukes to eclipse their highest win total under fourth-year head coach Jim Ferry (13-17 in 2014).

• Duquesne is holding opponents to their lowest field goal percentage in 45 years (.402). The defensive field goal percentage is the best by a DU team since the 1970-71 NCAA Tournament team held opponents to .389. The Dukes have held nine opponents under 40 percent this season. Only three teams - Pitt (.554), South Carolina State (.456) and VCU (.525) - have shot better than 45 percent against Duquesne this year. DU is limiting its A-10 opponents to .390 shooting.

Series Record: Tied 11-11
At St. Louis: Saint Louis leads 5-3
A-10 Regular Season: Saint Louis leads 10-7

• This is the 23rd game between Duquesne and 11th-year Atlantic 10 member Saint Louis ... the overall series is tied 11-11 ... in A-10 regular season play, the Billikens lead 10-7 ... in games at St. Louis, SLU leads 5-3 ... DU head coach Jim Ferry is 4-3 vs. SLU.

• Saint Louis had won seven of eight - including the last five in a row, before DU's upset win over the No. 10 (AP) Billikens at Chaifetz Arena on Feb. 27, 2014 ... the Dukes have now won four of the past five.

• DU won the first meeting this season, 81-71 on Jan. 13 ... since that game, SLU is 2-2 ... the Billikens - who were averaging 63.5 ppg. at the time of their first meeting with Duquesne, averaged 87 ppg. in their next three games, prior to dropping a 73-37 decision at Dayton on Wednesday.

• In six career games vs. Saint Louis, DU senior guard Micah Mason is averaging 17.2 ppg. on .586 shooting ... Mason is 21-of-37 from 3-point against the Billikens.

• The Dukes have already eclipsed their highest win total under fourth-year head coach Jim Ferry (13-17 in 2013-14).

• DU is holding opponents to their lowest shooting percentage in 45 years. The opponent .402 mark is the lowest since 1970-71 (.389).

• The Dukes have held their past two opponents, George Mason (.347) and La Salle (.300), to a combined .324 from the field (47-of-145).

• Duquesne, which shot .365 in its first three conference games, is shooting .478 in its past five. DU is averaging 84.0 ppg. over that span.

• The Dukes are 25-of-58 (.431) from the 3-point arc in their past two games.

• Sophomore Eric James has 41 rebounds in DU's past four games. James is coming off a career-high 15 rebound game vs. La Salle.

• The Dukes have outrebounded 13 of 21 opponents and are 12-1 in those games.

• The trio of L.G. Gill (20-21, .952), Micah Mason (18-20, .900) and Derrick Colter (53-64, .828) is shooting a combined .867 (91-of-105) from the foul line in conference play.

Micah Mason - who topped the 1,000-point career mark vs. SC State on Dec. 16 - is closing in on his 1,000th point in a Duquesne uniform. The Drake transfer enters the SLU game with 1,138 points overall, including 976 in 76 games at DU.

NEXT UP: DU is idle until it hosts Davidson on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 12:30 p.m. on NBCSN.




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