Jan. 31, 2014
The Last Meeting
February 10, 2013
A.J. Palumbo Center
WBB Defeats Richmond 59-54 in Play4Kay Game
Four players scored in double-figures as the Duquesne women's basketball team defeated Richmond 59-54 in the Dukes' Play4Kay game at the Palumbo Center on Sunday afternoon.
SCOUTING RICHMOND (10-11, 4-4 A-10)
Coached by Michael Shafer who is in his 9th season at Richmond (151-122) ... Shafter is 5-4 all-time against Duquesne ... leading scorer is Olivia Healy (12.3 ppg) ... Genevieve Okoro is Richmond's leading rebounder (7.8 rpg) ... coming off a 56-39 win at La Salle on Wednesday ... Richmond was selected to be 6th of 13 teams in the A-10 preseason poll.
DUKES AND SPIDERS ALL-TIME
Saturday marks the 18th meeting between Duquesne and Richmond.
Overall: Richmond leads 12-5
in Pittsburgh: Richmond leads 5-3
in Richmond: Richmond leads 6-2
in Philadelphia: Richmond leads 1-0
in the A-10 Championship: Richmond leads 1-0
DUKES AND SPIDERS BY THE NUMBERS
1 - Overtime games
2 - Games decided by 21 points or more
5 - Head coaches in the series
5 - Games decided by 10 points or less
5 - Number of Duquesne wins
10 - Games decided by 11-20 points
9.6 - Average margin of victory for Duquesne
11 - Common opponents this season
12 - Number of Richmond wins
17 - Total meetings
15.2 - Average margin of victory for Richmond
60.9 - Average points scored by Duquesne
68.8 - Average points scored by Richmond
106 - Fewest combined points (01/16/05)
167 - Most combined points (02/14/05)
337.1 - Number of miles between venues
1,036 - Total points scored by Duquesne
1,170 - Total points scored by Richmond
2,206 - Total points scored by both teams
4,383 - Days since the series began
#WHAT2LOOK4With a victory, the Dukes will have won a program-best 7th straight conference game
The senior class of Wumi Agunbiade, Raegan Moore, Oditte Odisho and Orsi Szecsi currently have 83 victories, which is third best all-time - with a win, they will tie the Class of 2012 (Alex Gensler) with 84
Agunbiade needs 21 points for 1,600 career
With a win, coach Dan Burt will have the most wins for a 1st year coach in program history with 16
DID YOU KNOW?
Although Richmond joined the A-10 in the 2001-02 season, the Dukes/Spiders rivalry dates back to 1937 when they two teams met in football at Forbes Field. The Dukes won 24-0.
The Dukes return to the Palumbo Center on Wednesday against long-time rival Geroge Washington. This is the Play4Kay/Duke Out Cancer Game. Join the Dukes and ZTA Sorority as we fight to Duke Out Cancer in our annual Pink Out the Palumbo event! The first 500 fans in attendance get PINK t-shirts courtesy of UPMC Health Plan, UPMC Cancer Center and Trib-Total Media.