Strong Finish

Feb. 21, 2017

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PITTSBURGH -- Amadea Szamosi had a double-double (14 points,16 rebounds) and Chassidy Omogrosso scored a game-high 19 points as Duquesne (15-14, 8-8) closed the regular season with an 83-61 win over St. Bonaventure Tuesday night at the Palumbo Center.  

Both Szamosi and Julijana Vojinovic had eight assists for the Dukes, with Vojinovic adding 15 points. 

Mariah Ruff and McKenna Maycock combined for 30 points for St. Bonaventure (9-19, 4-12). 

Duquesne jumped on an early 8-0 run, sparked by a Brianna Thomas layup at the 8:54 mark. Bonaventure's Mariah Ruff hit a 3-pointer to put SBU on the board with 6:42 remaining and Matea Britvar's jumper with 5:57 left brought the Bonnies within three points. The Dukes went on to record a 7-0 run, extending their lead to 15-5 with 1:34 to go. Angela Staffileno's jumper in the final minute put Duquesne ahead 17-6. Omogrosso scored nine points in the quarter.

A Nina Aho 3-pointer gave Duquesne a 14-point advantage to start the quarter. The Dukes would go on to find a lead as large as 15 points, up 32-17 with 2:30 left. Sarah Hart's 3-pointer for SBU with two seconds to go made the score 34-23 heading into halftime.

Vojinovic's 3-pointer with 4:06 to go began a 7-0 run, lifting Duquesne to a 24-point lead at 61-37. The Dukes outscored Bonaventure 27-15 for the quarter. 

The Dukes carried their momentum into the 4th quarter, shooting 57.1 percent from the field. Duquesne would find its largest lead of the game--up 25 twice--with 1:39 left from a Halle Bovell free throw and again with 49 seconds remaining off a Paige Cannon layup.

Duquesne will host the First Round of the 2017 Atlantic 10 Championship Saturday at 2 p.m. Opponent to be announced by the Conference Office. 

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  • With 27 points, Duquesne recorded its highest-scoring 3rd quarter of the season

  • Duquesne outscored St. Bonaventure in the paint 42-24

  • Duquesne had 14 second-chance points to Bonaventure's one

  • Vojinovic had a career-high eights assists

  • Szamosi tied a career high with eight assists




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