Eight Straight
Jan. 28, 2018

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PITTSBURGH - Four players scored in double-figures led by Chassidy Omogrosso's 20 point performance in Duquesne's 73-59 victory over St. Bonaventure on Sunday afternoon. A season-best crowd of 1,421 witnessed the Dukes' 16th straight victory at the Palumbo Center dating back to last season. The game was broadcast nationally on NBC Sports Network.


Kadri-Ann Lass recorded a double-double of 11 points, a season-high 12 rebounds along with three blocks. Julijana Vojinovic scored 12 and Libby Bazelak added 11 off the bench for the Dukes (18-3, 8-0 A-10). Omogrosso had six assists and zero turnovers.

Mckenna Maycock led the Bonnies (7-16, 2-7 A-10) with 16. Mariah Ruff scored 14 and dished out a game-high seven assists.

The 1st quarter saw one tie and eight lead changes. Omogrosso's jumper gave the Dukes a 15-14 lead after the first 10 minutes of play.

With the Dukes ahead 21-16 with 8:27 to play in the 2nd quarter, the Bonnies went on an 8-2 run over the next two minutes to take a one point lead. With SBU still ahead 24-22 with 5:29 left, the Dukes would close out the quarter on a 14-4 run, with the last six points scored by Bazelak in the final 50 seconds giving Duquesne a 36-28 lead at halftime.

Vojinovic's jumper started off the 3rd quarter scoring and gave the Dukes their first double-figure lead of the game at 38-28. The Duquesne lead stretched to 20 points at 52-32 by the midway point of the quarter.

Conor Richardson's layup at the 7:55 of the 4th quarter game Duquesne its largest lead of the contest -24 points at 67-43.

For the fifth time this season, the Dukes made over half their shots, converting on 25-of-49 (.510). Omogrosso was 8-of-13 and 4-for-6 from 3-point range, Vojinovic was 4-for-8, Lass was 4-for-6 and Bazelak was 3-of-4.

Although the Dukes had their second-lowest rebounding game of the season, they still were a +9, outrebounding the Bonnies 33-24.

The defense allowed only two fast break points. The forced eight SBU turnovers, which resulted in 22 Duquesne points.

Up next, Duquesne travels to Dayton on Wednesday at 7PM. The Flyers (16-4, 9-0 A-10) are 8-1 at UD Arena this season and are coming off an 85-68 victory over Davidson on Saturday.

GAME NOTES

  • With today's victory, Duquesne is 597-597 all-time

  • Duquesne leads the series over St. Bonaventure 36-20

  • This was Lass' third career double-double

  • Omogrosso has had seven 20+ points this season, 13 for her career

  • This is the 87th win for the senior class of Judith Sole, tying the class of 2015 for fifth best in program history

  • Omogrosso moved ahead of Kelly Eberhardt and Gail Wilkins into 21st place on Duquesne's all-time scoring list with 1,094 career points
     

     

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