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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
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
December 28, 1995
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.
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.