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Women's Basketball Puts Six Game Winning Streak on the Line at Dayton
Duquesne travels to Dayton in a nationally televised game on Saturday
 
Duquesne travels to Dayton in a nationally televised game on Saturday
 

Jan. 13, 2011

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RV/RV Duquesne (14-2, 1-0)
Dayton (10-6, 1-1)

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GAMEDAY INFORMATION:
DATE: Saturday, January 15, 2011
TIME: 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Dayton, Ohio
ARENA: UD Arena (13, 409)
STREAMING AUDIO: Red Zone Media
LIVE STATS: GameTracker
TELEVISION: CBS College Sports Network (Comcast 274, DirecTV 613, FiOS 94, Dish Network 152)
SERIES: Duquesne leads 17-12
LAST MEETING: Dayton 75, Duquesne 53

DUQUESNE LATELY:
Received 31 votes in the AP Poll and three votes in the USA TODAY/ESPN Coaches Rankings ... currently 20th in the NCAA RPI ... coming off a 16 point come-from-behind victory over St. Bonaventure last Saturday ... Vanessa Abel led all scorers with 20 points - 14 in the second half - on 8-of-16 shooting.

DAYTON LATELY:
Split its first two games of the Atlantic 10 Conference slate ... 63-59 loss at Xavier ... 84-62 win at Saint Louis ... Justine Raterman scored 30 points in UD's win over SLU ... Raterman hit a career-high 13-of-14 free throws in the win ... the Flyers are just one of two A-10 teams to defeat a nationally ranked this this year (89-77 over #25 Boston College) ... the other is Duquesne (71-67 at #12 Ohio State).

THE SERIES:
Today marks the 30th meeting between the Dukes and Flyers ... the Dukes lead 17-12 ... the first was Jan. 14, 1993 in DU's first and only year in the Midwestern Collegiate Conference ... UD has won two games in a row in the series ... Duquesne's last win was Jan. 19, 2008, which ended Dayton's 16-game winning streak.

A WIN MEANS...
The Dukes will finish over .500 in the regular season ... Duquesne will start off the A-10 season 2-0 for the second consecutive year ... DU will improve to 5-0 against teams from Ohio this season ... the first win at UD Arena since 2006 ... Coach Serio will earn her 70th career victory.

THE 2011 ATLANTIC 10 CHAMPIONSHIP:
The 2011 Atlantic 10 Championship will be played will be played at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Massachusetts, March 4-7 ... First round action begins on Friday, March 4 ... the top four teams Earn a bye ... quarterfinal play continues on Saturday, March 5 ... the semifinal round will be on Sunday, March 6, airing on the CBS College Sports Network ... the championship game will be held on Monday, March 7, and televised live on ESPN2 at 5:00pm ET.

 

 

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