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Dukes Return to Action on Sunday at Georgetown

 

 

Nov. 10, 2012

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GAME 2
LEGENDS CLASSIC • FIRST ROUND
DUQUESNE (0-1) at GEORGETOWN (0-0)
Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 • 6:35 ET • Washington, D.C. • Verizon Center (20,600)

Television: ESPNU with Bob Picozzi (pxp) & Bill Raftery (analyst)
Radio:
WPGB-FM 104.7 Ray Goss (`58) (pxp), Jarrett Durham (`71) (analyst)
Streaming Audio: www.RedZoneMedia.com
Gametracker: www.GUHoyas.com

The Duquesne men's basketball team, coming off a 69-66 season-opening loss at Albany on Friday night is in the nation's capital preparing for Sunday's game against Georgetown on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 6:30 p.m. The game will be televised nationally by ESPNU with Bob Picozzi and Bill Raftery calling the action. Here are some quick notes entering Sunday's game:

GEORGETOWN SERIES NOTES
Series Record: Duquesne leads 10-3
At Pittsburgh: Duquesne leads 5-1
At Washington, D.C.: Duquesne leads 5-1
Neutral Site: Georgetown leads 1-0
Last Meeting: No. 6 (AP) Georgetown defeated Duquesne 88-86 at Lakeland, Fla. on Dec. 28, 1995
Last Meeting at Georgetown: Duquesne won 68-56 on Dec. 11, 1962

The Last Meeting
Duquesne86
Georgetown88
December 28, 1995
Lakeland, Fla.

NOTES
Georgetown is a member of the Big East Conference ... Legends Classic first round opponent ... Duquesne leads the series 10-3 ... first meeting since No. 6 (AP) Georgetown defeated DU 88-86 at Lakeland, Fla. on Dec. 28, 1995 ... Boubacar Aw's put back with 30 seconds left was the game winner ... DU's Mike James missed a potential game-tying 15-footer with :03 left ... Duquesne's Tom Pipkins scored a game-high 30 points ... Othella Harrington led Georgetown with 25 ... it will be DU's first appearance at Georgetown since a 68-56 win on Dec. 11, 1962 ... finished 24-9 in 2012 with a roster that featured 10 freshmen and sophomores ... led the nation in 3-point defense (.279) ... was 13th in field goal defense (.387) and 16th in scoring defense (59.4 ppg.) ... went 15-1 at home ... third-year Hoyas assistant Kenya Hunter starred at guard for the Dukes from 1993-96 ... he also assisted on Darelle Porter's Dukes staff in 1998-99 and 1999-00.

• Duquesne is opening with back-to-back road games for the first time since 1990-91 (at Detroit and at Rice).
Sean Johnson (909 points), needs 91 to become DU's 37th 1,000-point scorer.

ALBANY LEFTOVERS
• True freshman Derrick Colter, who started at point guard, scored 17 points ... the 17 points were the most by a freshman in a season opener since Scott Grote had 23 against Youngstown State on Nov. 13, 2006.
• True freshmen Derrick Colter (17), Quevyn Winters (15) and Jeremiah Jones (8) accounted for 40 of Duquesne's 66 points ... Winters, who went 6-of-9 from the field - including 3-of-6 from 3-point, scored his 15 points in 19 minutes.
• Seniors Sean Johnson (3-of-13, 9 points) and Andre Marhold (1-of-4, 4 points) were a combined 4-of-17 from the field.
• With his career-high 5 blocks, Andre Marhold moved into the seventh spot on DU's career blocked shot list with 62 ... he needs one to pass No. 6 Effrem Whitehead (63 from 1991-94).
• Ten Dukes saw action in the game's first 8:30 ... DU's first five field goals came from five different players.


 

 

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