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Moore's Record Performance Leads #DuqWBB Over Kent State 94-63
Raegan Moore broke the school record with nine 3-pointers
 
Raegan Moore broke the school record with nine 3-pointers
 

Nov. 14, 2013

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KENT, Ohio - Raegan Moore scored a career-high 35 points and set a new school record by recording nine 3-point baskets in Duquesne's 94-63 victory at Kent State on Thursday night. Moore shot an impressive 75 percent (9-of-12) from beyond-the-arc and was 55 percent (11-of-20) overall.

With the win the Dukes improve to 2-1 on the season, while Kent State falls to 1-1.

"Raegan definitely had a dominant performance tonight," said head coach Dan Burt. "She has the confidence to be a double-figure scorer every night."

Belma Nurkic added 15 points on 5-of-6 shooting. All 10 players in uniform scored in the game. April Robinson recorded a career-high 11 assists. Wumi Agunbiade had a team-high 7 rebounds.

KSU's Amber Dunlap led the Golden Flashes with 16.

The Dukes started the game off slowly, only making two of their first nine shots and were held without any points until Moore's layup at the 15:46 mark of the 1st half.

With the contest tied at 16-16 with 11:10 remaining in the half, Kent State's Martina Johnson was called for a travel and a technical foul after spiking the ball to the ground. From there, the Dukes went on a 24-4 run over the next 7:30 to take a commanding 40-20 lead with 3:16 remaining. Duquesne's defense did not yield a field goal for the final 6:58 of the half, holding the Golden Flashes to only five foul shots. Duquesne went into halftime leading 47-25, 19 of the points came from Moore.

The closest Kent State would come in the second half was 16 points when CiCi Shannon's layup made the score 58-42 with 12:01 to play. Moore answered with her sixth 3-pointer seven seconds later which started a 19-8 run over the six minutes. The rally was capped by Moore's eighth's 3-pointer which her set a new career-high and made the score 77-50.

 

 

Moore's recorded her record-setting ninth 3-pointer with 1:01 remaining in the game. The Dukes called timeout as Moore checked out of the game to a standing ovation.

As a team, Duquesne finished 31-of-64 (48.4 percent) from the floor and 12-of-23 (52.2 percent) from 3-point range. The Dukes out-rebounded the Golden Flashes 39-26 and scored 29 points off turnovers to KSU's eight.

"We're going to enjoy this win until midnight and then start thinking about our game on Sunday against Green Bay," added Burt.

Duquesne hosts defending Horizon League champion Green Bay on Sunday afternoon at 2:00 p.m.


GAME NOTES

  • Moore's previous career-high was a 25 point effort at UIC on March 6, 2010 as a freshman at Valparaiso - her Duquesne record was 19 in the season opener against Cal Poly

  • The previous record for 3-pointers in a single game was held by Alex Gensler who had eight at Saint Francis on Nov. 11, 2011

  • Moore also set a career-high with 11 field goals and 38 minutes played

  • Robinson's previous career-high was seven assists in the Dukes' first round game against Liberty in the Preseason WNIT

  • Agunbiade surpassed the 1,300 career point mark, she now has 1,301 and needs six to pass Amy Alger and move into 10th place on Duquesne all-time scoring list

  • This is the most points Duquesne has scored since defeating Buffalo 90-46 on Nov. 14, 2011

  • Moore's 35 points are the most since Agunbiade scored 32 at North Dakota State on Nov. 22, 2011 - the last time a Dukes player scored 35 was Korie Hlede Dec. 21, 1995 - which ties the 12th best single-game performance


    Duquesne at Kent State

    Team
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    2
    F
    GMU Kent State (1-1)
    25
    38
    63
    GMU Duquesne (2-1)
    47
    47
    94
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