Preview: @DuqWBB vs. VCU
Feb. 6, 2018

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GAME DAY INFORMATION
Game 24 VCU (5-17, 2-8) at Duquesne (19-4, 9-1 A-10)
Date | Time Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | 7:00 PM
Location A.J. Palumbo Center (4,390) | Pittsburgh, Pa.
Live Statistics GameTracker
Live Statistics StatBroadcast
Live Video Atlantic 10 Digital Network
Talent Alex Panormios (pxp)
Series History Duquesne leads 8-2
Game Notes VCU Game Notes Get Acrobat Reader | Duquesne Game Notes Get Acrobat Reader
Social Media @DuqWBB
Tickets AXS Tickets

  TEAM STAT COMPARISON
DUQ VCU
Overall 19-4, 9-1 5-17, 2-8
NCAA RPI 51 300
PPG 71.4 58.7
FG% 43.2% 37.3%
3-PT% 38.2% 27.3%
FT% 73.2% 69.0%
RPG 40.2 37.6
APG 15.8 10.3
Streak W1 L1
Last 10 9-1 2-8

BY THE NUMBERS
0 - Overtime games
2 - Games decided by 21 points or more
2 - Number of VCU wins
4 - Games decided by 11-20 points
4 - Head coaches in the series
7 - Games decided by 10 points or less
8 - Number of Duquesne wins
10 - Total meetings
10.5 - Average margin of victory for VCU
12 - Common opponents this season
15.5 - Average margin of victory for Duquesne
31 - Days since last game
59.5 - Average points scored by VCU
69.8 - Average points scored by Duquesne
118 - Fewest combined points (12/01/89)
142 - Most combined points (01/22/14)
342.7 - Number of miles between venues
595 - Total points scored by VCU
698 - Total points scored by Duquesne
1,293 - Total points scored by both teams
10,295 - Days since the series began

SCOUTING VCU
Coming off a 74-64 loss at Dayton on Feb. 4th … 5-17, 2-8 A-10 on the year ... 1-9 on the road this year ... 299 NCAA RPI ... 283 Massey Index ranking ... 299 RealTime RPI Team Power Rankings ... leading scorer is Tera Reed (13.5 ppg).

DUQUESNE AND VCU ALL-TIME
This is the 11th time the teams have faced each other.

CLOSE CALLS
Duquesne and VCU have had two games decided by five points or less.

Jan. 4, 2014 - April Robinson’s 3-point attempt as time expired did not fall as VCU came away with a 71-68 victory over the Duquesne women’s basketball team on Jan. 4, 2014. VCU’s Robyn Parks scored 25 of her game-high 31 points in the 2nd half.

Jan. 31, 2016 - Isis Thorpe’s 3-pointer and a pair of Aleaze free throws got the Rams within two points at 67-65 with 1:10 remaining. After the team’s both committed turnovers on their next possessions, Chassidy Omogrosso was fouled with 28 seconds remaining. She made both free throws to extend the lead to four points. VCU’s Keira Robinson made a layup with nine second remaining to make it a 1-possession game at 69-67. The Rams fouled Robinson off the inbound pass, where she made both foul shots to seal the game at 71-67.

LOOKING FOR #20
A win Wednesday will give Duquesne its ninth 20-win season in the last 10 years and would be the second fastest amount to games to reach 20.

UP NEXT
The Dukes host Saint Joseph's in the back-half of a double-header on Saturday. The start time is scheduled for 2:30 PM.

 

 

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