Preview: @DuqWBB at Rhode Island
Duquesne and Rhode Island tip at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday at the Ryan Center
Feb. 16, 2017

GAME DAY INFORMATION
Game 28 Duquesne (14-13, 7-7 A-10) at Rhode Island (4-22, 0-14 A-10)
Date | Time Saturday, February 18, 2017 | 2:00 PM
Location Ryan Center (7,800) Kingston, R.I.
Address 1 Lincoln Almond Plaza, Kingston, RI 02881
Live Statistics Presto Stats
Live Video Atlantic 10 Digital Network
Game Notes Duquesne Game Notes | Rhode Island Game Notes
Social Media @DuqWBB
Tickets SPECTRA Tickets

  TEAM STAT COMPARISON
DUQ URI
PPG 64.6 56.5
FGM-FGA 612-1622 (.377) 553-1507 (.367)
3PM-3PA 170-537 (.317) 164-571 (.287)
FTM-FTA 351-481 (.730) 200-362 (.552)
RPG 39.8 37.1
APG 13.9 11.5
Streak L1 L19
Last 10 5-5 0-10

  DUQUESNE AND RHODE ISLAND BY THE NUMBERS
1 - Overtime games
8 - Games decided by 21 points or more
11.4 - Average margin of victory for Rhode Island
12 - Head coaches in the series
13.6 - Average margin of victory for Duquesne
14 - Common opponents this season
19 - Games decided by 10 points or less
20 - Number of Rhode Island wins
23 - Games decided by 11-20 points
31 - Number of Duquesne wins
51 - Total meetings
63.2 - Average points scored by Rhode Island
66.6 - Average points scored by Duquesne
87 - Fewest combined points (02/09/01)
176 - Most combined points (01/08/95)
374 - Days since last game
538.6 - Number of miles between venues
3158 - Total points scored by Rhode Island
3329 - Total points scored by Duquesne
6487 - Total points scored by both teams
12124 - Days since the series began

SCOUTING RHODE ISLAND
Coming off a 60-51 loss at George Mason on Wednesday ... on a 19-game losing steak ... 2-9 in home games ... Dina Motrechuk leads the Atlantic 10 Conference in blocks (2.5).

2016-17 RHODE ISLAND LEADERS
Points: Charise Wilson (18.9)
Rebounds: Dominique Ward (5.3)
Assists: Charise Wilson (4.6)
Steals: Charise Wilson (2.3)
Blocks: Dina Motrechuk (2.5)
3-Pointers: Charise Wilson (2.3

2016-17 RHODE ISLAND TEAM STATS
Points/Margin: 56.5/-13.0
Rebounds/Margin: 37.1/-5.2
Assists/Margin: 11.5/-4.5
Steals/Margin: 7.9/-2.4

DUQUESNE AND RHODE ISLAND ALL-TIME
This is the 52nd game between the Dukes and Rams.

Overall: Duquesne leads 31-20
in Pittsburgh: Duquesne leads 15-8
in Kingston: Duquesne leads 13-9
in Piscataway: Series tied 1-1
in Morgantown: Rhode Island leads 1-0
in Richmond: Duquesne leads 1-0
in Syracuse: Rhode Island leads 1-0
in A-10 Championship: Duquesne leads 5-3

THE LAST MEETING
The Duquesne women's basketball team secured its 22nd win of the season with a 61-56 victory over Rhode Island at the Palumbo Center on Feb. 10, 2016. With the win, April Robinson, Devan'yar Workman and Emilie Gronas became the all-time winningest senior class in program history with 89 victories. Workman led Duquesne (22-2, 10-1 A-10) with a double-double of 17 points and 11 rebounds. Amadea Szamosi finished the game with 11 points and nine rebounds, with Kadri-Ann Lass scoring 12 points. Robinson recorded eight rebounds and a team-high five assists.

CLOSE CALLS
Duquesne and Rhode Island have had six games that have been decided by four points or less.

Jan. 14, 1988 - The Duchesses missed a shot at the buzzer as the Rams stole a 60-59 win at the Civic Arena.

Feb. 20, 1988 - Duquesne held off Rhode Island 60-58 at Keaney Gymnasium.

Jan. 21, 1989 - Five Duquesne players scored in double-figures in their 77-73 win at Keaney Gymnasium.

Feb. 9, 2001 - In the lowest scoring game in series history, Duquesne held off Rhode Island 45-42 at Keaney Gymnasium.

Mar. 1, 2014 - Tayra Melendez's game-tying shot at the buzzer was off as Duquesne came away with a 54-51 victory at the Ryan Center.

Jan. 3, 2015 - Trailing by 16 with under 13 minutes remaining, Rhode Island finished the game on a 37-20 run to steal a 62-61 victory at the Ryan Center. Rhode Island's Symone Bullard's layup with 5.5 seconds was the game-winner.

UP NEXT
The regular season closes out at home against St. Bonaventure on Feb. 21 at 7:00 p.m. $1 tickets if you wear pink (gate only).

 

 

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