2013-14 Men's Basketball Non-Conference Schedule Released
June 26, 2013
PITTSBURGH - Games against long-time rivals Pitt, Penn State, West Virginia, Robert Morris and Saint Francis, Pa. highlight the 13-game non-conference portion of Duquesne University's 2013-14 men's basketball schedule announced today.
The Dukes will play seven times at home and five on the road in addition to their annual neutral-site game against Pitt at CONSOL Energy Center on Nov. 30.
Duquesne, in its second season under head coach Jim Ferry, will open at home against two of five first-time opponents in Abilene Christian on Nov. 9 and New Hampshire on Nov. 13, before heading to Morgantown for its 88th meeting with West Virginia on Sunday, Nov. 17.
Albany visits the Palumbo Center on Nov. 20 before the 82nd City Game versus Pitt on the 30th.
DU opens a three-game homestand against UMBC on Dec. 4. The three-game set includes rivals Penn State (Dec. 11 at CONSOL Energy Center) and Robert Morris (Dec. 14).
The Dukes will head to Loretto, Pa. to play Saint Francis for the 74th time on Dec. 17. DU will stay on the road to face a pair of first-time opponents in UMass Lowell (Dec. 21) and Texas-Pan American (Dec. 29).
Duquesne hosts Appalachian State on Jan. 2 prior to the start of Atlantic 10 play. The Dukes will travel to Newark, N.J. to play NJIT for the first time during a break in the conference schedule on Jan. 29.
The Atlantic 10 schedule will be released in late August/early September. Additional game times will be added as they become available.
Season and group tickets are now on sale. Call 412-232-DUKE or go to www.GoDuquesne.com. Individual tickets will go on sale at a later date.
DUQUESNE MEN'S BASKETBALL 2013-14 NON-CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
Date Day Opponent Site Time Nov. 9 Sat. ABILENE CHRISTIAN A.J. Palumbo Center 2:00 pm Nov. 13 Wed. NEW HAMPSHIRE A.J. Palumbo Center 7:00 pm Nov. 17 Sun. at West Virginia Morgantown, W.Va. 4:00 pm Nov. 20 Wed. ALBANY A.J. Palumbo Center 7:00 pm Nov. 30 Sat. vs. Pittsburgh CONSOL Energy Center TBA Dec. 4 Wed. UMBC A.J. Palumbo Center 7:00 pm Dec. 11 Wed. PENN STATE CONSOL Energy Center 7:00 pm Dec. 14 Sat. ROBERT MORRIS A.J. Palumbo Center 2:00 pm Dec. 17 Tues. at Saint Francis, Pa. Loretto, Pa. 7:00 pm Dec. 21 Sat. at UMass Lowell Lowell, Mass. TBA Dec. 29 Sun. at Texas-Pan American Edinburg, Texas TBA Jan. 2 Thur. APPALACHIAN STATE A.J. Palumbo Center 7:00 pm Jan. 29 Wed. at NJIT Newark, N.J. 7:00 pm