L.G. Gill toured Ashford Castle before scoring 13 points in the Dukes win over Galway Select.
Aug. 6, 2015

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GALWAY, IRELAND - Derrick Colter led three players in double figures with a game-high 18 points as Duquesne rolled to an 86-51 win over Galway Select in the first game of the Dukes' Ireland Tour.

L.G. Gill scored 10 of his 13 points in the second half and first-year Butler transfer Rene Castro added 12 for the Dukes who never trailed.

Jordan Robinson, who scored all eight of his points in the first half, had six in the first quarter as DU jumped out to a 27-10 lead. Castro scored the first five points of the second quarter to up the lead to 32-10.

The first half that ended with the Dukes leading 44-24.

With just over 3 minutes left in the third quarter, Casto followed a traditional three-point play with a rebound and coast-to-coast layup to make it 58-35. Gill scored 8 points in the quarter which ended with DU up 65-39.

TySean Powell finished with a game-high 12 rebounds for DU. Freshman Josh Steel had a team-high three steals to go along with one of the Dukes' four 3-pointers.

Colter, who had a 3-pointer in each half, added a pair of assists and two steals.

The schedule for Duquesne's remaining two games has changed. Instead of playing Saturday in Cork, the Dukes will play on Sunday and Monday in Dublin. Sunday's game against Templelogue will begin at 5:30 p.m. (12:30 p.m. ET).

Duquesne began the day with a trip to Ashford Castle where the team had lunch and was given an exclusive tour of the renovated and expanded property, which dates to 1228. Duquesne alum Dan Rooney was once a part owner of Ashford Castle, which is now a 5-star hotel and considered to be one of the most luxurious resort hotels in the world.

• The game was played under FIBA rules including four 10-minute quarters, a 24-second shot clock, 22-1.7" 3-point arc.




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