Women's Basketball Conclude Non-Conference Schedule Tonight Against N.C. Central
Jan. 7, 2008
Duquesne (8-6) vs. N.C. Central (2-16) Mon., January 7, 2008 7:00 p.m. A.J. Palumbo Center (5,358) Pittsburgh, Pa.
WHO, WHAT AND WHERE: The Duquesne women's basketball hosts N.C. Central at 7:00 p.m. tonight.
DUKES AND EAGLES: Today marks the first meeting between Duquesne and N.C. Central.
DUQUESNE LATELY: Coming off a 67-48 win at Niagara Jan. 2 ... Jade Singleton scored 20 points on 10-13 shooting ... the win at Niagara was their eighth of the season, surpassing the overall total of 2007-08 season
N.C. CENTRAL LATELY: In July 2007, NCCU officially moved up to NCAA Division I and compete as an independent. This season, the Eagles are 2-16 under 12th year head coach Joli Robinson. Last year, NCCU finished 26-6 and were CIAA tournament champions. The Eagles made it to the semifinals of the NCAA Division II South Atlantic Regional playoffs.
LOOKING AHEAD: Tonight closes out the 2007-08 non-conference schedule. After tonight's game against the Eagles, the Dukes open Atlantic 10 play Jan. 12 against Charlotte. Following the game against the 49ers, the Dukes travel to Saint Louis Jan. 16.
HIDDEN STAT: The Dukes' Kristi Little is 15th in the NCAA in assists per game and 16th in steals per game.