Great Eight and Fabulous Five
Jan. 17, 2018
With the win, the Dukes (15-3, 5-0 A-10) remain undefeated at home.
Omogrosso was 9-of-14 shooting for 23 points and Vojinovic was 8-of-11 for 21. Each recorded four 3-pointers. Eniko Kuttor and Amanda Kalin each pulled down a game-high seven rebounds and Kadri-Ann Lass added three blocks to her league lead.
Adreana Miller led La Salle (6-12, 1-4 A-10) with 25.
The Explorers jumped out to an early 7-2 lead, but Duquesne answered with an 18-2 run to end the quarter. The Dukes led 20-9 after 10 minutes and only allowed one LAS field goal in the final eight minutes.
After going ahead by 16 points at the 5:47 mark of the 2nd quarter, three straight baskets by La Salle cut the deficit to 10 points at 25-15. Duquesne would take a 31-19 lead into halftime.
The Dukes had its highest scoring quarter of the season, putting up 31 points in the 3rd. Duquesne shot 78.6 percent, making 11-of-14 shots. Vojinovic was a perfect 5-for-5 with three 3-pointers for 14 points and Omogrosso was 4-for-6 with a pair of 3-pointers for 10 points as the Dukes' lead was 26 points at 36-62 at the end of the quarter.
Back-to-back layups by Omogrosso gave Duquesne its largest lead of the game - 34 points at 70-36 with 7:45 remaining in the 4th quarter.
The Dukes, who shot 51.7 percent for the game, had a 40-to-30 rebounds edge and scored 25 points off La Salle turnovers.
Next up, Duquesne will host George Mason (15-4, 4-10 A-10). The Patriots were 77-56 winners over Richmond earlier today. NOTE THE NEW START TIME OF 12:00.