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Women's Basketball Open Atantic 10 Play Saturday Afternoon Against Charlotte
Duquesne and Charlotte met in the A-10 Championship last season
 
Duquesne and Charlotte met in the A-10 Championship last season
 

Jan. 8, 2010

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Charlotte (7-7, 0-0) at Duquesne (10-5, 0-0)

           

GAME DAY INFORMATION:
Date: January 9, 2010
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Venue: A.J. Palumbo Center (5,358)
Streaming Audio: Red Zone Media with Alex Panormios and Tad Maurey
Live Stats: GameTracker
Streaming Video: Duquesne All-Access
Series: Charlotte leads 5-1
Last Meeting: Charlotte 81, Duquesne 57
Promotion: All tickets, hot dogs and soft drinks are $1 presented by Smallman Street Deli
Give-away: Fans receive a Duquesne hat courtesy of Henderson Brothers

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL OPENS ATLANTIC 10 SLATE SATURDAY: Duquesne (10-5, 0-0), coming off their third consecutive winning non-conference season, opens the A-10 schedule against defending conference champion Charlotte (7-7, 0-0) on Saturday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. at the A.J. Palumbo Center. The Dukes are coming off a 72-66 loss at Missouri on Jan. 2 while the 49ers defeated Clemson 64-57 on Jan. 4. Charlotte leads the all-time series 5-1, including an 81-57 victory in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Championship last season. The 49ers have won four straight games against the Dukes. The lone Duquesne win was a 56-45 upset in the quarterfinal round of the 2006 Atlantic 10 Championship. In their only appearance at the Palumbo Center, Charlotte defeated Duquesne 67-57 on Jan. 12, 2008.

ATLANTIC 10 OPENERS: The Dukes have not faired well in their Atlantic 10 opener, winning only five times in 26 games.

11/23/1983 George Washington L, 75-86
12/1/1984 Rhode Island L, 52-72
12/2/1985 Rhode Island L, 60-70
12/6/1986 Rutgers L, 54-92
12/19/1987 St. Bonaventure W, 68-66
11/30/1988 Rutgers L, 53-92
12/7/1989 Saint Joseph's L, 53-90
12/11/1990 Rutgers L, 52-97
1/2/1992 Saint Joseph's L, 67-103
1/3/1994 St. Bonaventure W, 84-74
1/4/1995 #23 George Washington L, 52-82
12/30/1995 Xavier L, 63-70
1/6/1997 La Salle L, 78-94
1/2/1998 Massachusetts W, 75-65
12/5/1998 #22 Virginia Tech L, 60-67
12/5/1999 Virginia Tech L, 42-78
1/3/1991 George Washington L, 58-77
1/3/2003 La Salle L, 55-76
1/4/2004 Saint Joseph's L, 58-64
1/3/2005 Saint Joseph's L, 68-79
1/3/2006 Saint Joseph's L, 47-55
1/9/2007 St. Bonaventure W, 55-46
1/12/2008 Charlotte L, 57-67
1/14/2009 #24 Xavier L, 45-82

TOUGH TIMES AGAINST TAR HEEL TEAMS: The Dukes have not had much luck against teams from North Carolina, going 4-10 (.286).

Charlotte: 1-5
Davidson: 1-2
Duke: 0-1
East Carolina: 1-1
North Carolina: 0-1
UNC Wilmington: 1-0

LOOKING AHEAD: The Dukes will take to the road for a pair of games - Jan. 13 at St. Bonaventure and Jan. 17 at Fordham. The matchup against the Rams was originally scheduled for Jan. 16, but was changed so the game could be aired live on CBS College Sports.

 



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