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Women's Basketball Heads to George Washington
The Dukes head to Washington, D.C. to take on their long-time rival George Washington on Wednesday at 7:00 P.M.
 
The Dukes head to Washington, D.C. to take on their long-time rival George Washington on Wednesday at 7:00 P.M.
 

Jan. 25, 2011

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Duquesne (16-3, 2-1)
George Washington (5-13, 0-4)

GAMEDAY INFORMATION:
DATE: Wednesday, January 26, 2011
TIME: 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Washington, D.C.
ARENA: Charles E. Smith Center (5,000)
LIVE STATS: GameTracker
STREAMING VIDEO: CBS All Access
SERIES: George Washington leads 47-7
LAST MEETING: Duquesne 61, George Washington 58

DUQUESNE LATELY:
Winners of 10 straight road games ... coming off an 81-65 victory at La Salle to improve to 16-3 overall and 3-1 in the Atlantic 10 Conference ... Wumi Agunbiade recorded her second straight double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds ... Jocelyn Floyd added a career-high 13 points ... Vanessa Abel (13 points) and Alex Gensler (11 points) also scored in double-figures ... Orsi Szecsi and Agunbiade each recorded career-high in assists with five and four respectively ... received 10 votes in the latest AP Poll.

GEORGE WASHINGTON LATELY:
Dropped a program record ninth consecutive game after 59-56 loss at Fordham ... Tiana Myers led the Colonials with 15 points ... Danni Jackson added 14 ... Colonials hit 50 percent (15-of-30) of its shots in the first half, but only made 26 percent (7-of-27) in the second half ... loss against the Rams was first in 17 games for GW.

THE SERIES:
George Washington is Duquesne's most played opponent in program history ... the teams have met 54 times ... GW holds a 47-7 all-time series lead ... the Dukes have never won at the Smith Center, going 0-23 ... the Dukes defeated the Colonials twice last season, including a 61-58 overtime win in the first round of the 2010 Atlantic 10 Championship.

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK...AGAIN:
After recording a double-double in both of Duquesne's games last week, Agunbiade was named Atlantic 10 Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week. She averaged a double-double of 14.5 points and 11.0 rebounds for the Dukes - 15 points and 12 rebounds against Richmond on Jan. 19 and 14 points and 10 rebounds at La Salle. She also added a career-high five assists against the Explorers. This is the fifth time this season Agunbiade has been honored by the conference. Beth Friday also was named A-10 Rookie of the Week five times during the 1999-00 season and Korie Hlede was ROW six times (which includes one co-rookie of the week honor) during the 1994-95 season.

ROAD WARRIORS TOPS IN NCAA:
Duquesne leads all 333 NCAA Division I teams with 10 wins on the road the season

LUCKY 13:
Samantha Pollino needs just 20 more points to score 1,300 for her career ... she needs 13 points to move past Becky Oglevee into ninth place on the Dukes all-time scoring list.

JUST A REMINDER:
The Wednesday, February 9th home game against Saint Louis will now start at 5:00 P.M.

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.

BACK HOME THIS WEEKEND:
After the George Washington game, Duquesne returns home on Saturday afternoon against Fordham ... the Dukes and Rams tipoff at 2:00 P.M.

 

 

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