The Dukes were 68-50 winners over Fordham last season
Jan. 6, 2014
Duquesne Game Notes | Fordham Game Notes | A-10 Game Notes
GAME DAY INFORMATION
Date: Jan. 8, 2014
Location: Bronx, N.Y.
Arena: Rose Hill Gym
Audio Stream: WFUV - 90.7
Video Stream: Atlantic 10 Digital Network
Live Stats: Sidearm Stats
Social Media: @GoDuquesne
Series: Duquesne leads 16-4
Tickets: Ticket Return
The Last Meeting
January 27, 2013
A.J. Palumbo Center
SCOUTING FORDHAM (13-2, 2-0 A-10)
Coached by Stephanie V. Gaitley who is in her 3rd season at Fordham (51-29) and 28th overall (515-299) ... Gaitley is 11-5 all-time against Duquesne (11-3 as coach of Saint Joseph's and 0-2 as coach of Fordham) ... leading scorer is Erin Rooney (20.1 ppg) ... Rooney is also Fordham's leading rebounder (8.2 rpg) ... coming off a 75-61 victory over Massachusetts on Sunday ... currently on a 12-game winning streak ... perfect 8-0 record at Rose Hill Gym this season and have won 13 straight in the Bronx dating back to Feb. 13, 2013 ... Fordham was selected to be 4th of 13 teams in the A-10 preseason poll.
DUKES AND RAMS ALL-TIME
Wednesday marks the 21st meeting between Duquesne and Fordham.
Overall: Duquesne leads 16-4
in Pittsburgh: Duquesne leads 8-1
in Bronx: Duquesne leads 7-3
in Kingston: Duquesne leads 1-0
in the A-10 Championship: Duquesne leads 1-0
THE LAST MEETING
The Duquesne women's basketball team scored the first 11 points of the game and led from wire-to-wire in its 68-50 victory over Fordham on Jan. 27, 2013.
The Dukes improve to 16-3 overall and are 5-0 in the Atlantic 10 Conference for the first time in program history. The Rams, who were riding a seven game winning streak, are 14-6 overall and fall to 4-1 in conference play.
Wumi Agunbiade led all scorers with 22 points on 10-of-17 shooting and Orsi Szecsi recorded her fourth career double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds. April Robinson added 13 points and had a team-high four assists for DU. Jocelyn Floyd had a game-high five steals in just 15 minutes played.
DUKES AND RAMS BY THE NUMBERS
0 - Overtime games
2 - Games decided by 21 points or more
4 - Number of Fordham wins
6 - Games decided by 11-20 points
7 - Head coaches in the series
8.8 - Average margin of victory for Fordham
9.3 - Average margin of victory for Duquesne
11 - Games decided by 10 points or less
12 - Common opponents this season
16 - Number of Duquesne wins
20 - Total meetings
59.9 - Average points scored by Fordham
66.5 - Average points scored by Duquesne
106 - Fewest combined points (02/15/12)
152 - Most combined points (01/29/11)
381.9 - Number of miles between venues
1,198 - Total points scored by Fordham
1,330 - Total points scored by Duquesne
2,528 - Total points scored by both teams
6,568 - Days since the series began
DID YOU KNOW?
Duquesne's rivalry versus Fordham dates back to Dec. 22,1949 when the men's basketball teams played the Rams at McKeesport High School. The Dukes were 75-61 winners.
The Dukes will travel to Saint Louis for a Saturday afternoon matchup against the Billikens. Tipoff is at 3:00 p.m.