Preview: @DuqWBB Hosts Rhode Island
Feb. 16, 2018

GAME DAY INFORMATION
Game 27 Rhode Island (3-23, 1-12 A-10) at Duquesne (21-5, 11-2 A-10)
Date | Time Saturday, February 17, 2018 | 2:00 PM
Location A.J. Palumbo Center (4,390) | Pittsburgh, Pa.
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Live Video Atlantic 10 Digital Network
Talent Alex Panormios (pxp)
Series History Duquesne leads 31-21
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  TEAM STAT COMPARISON
DUQ URI
Overall 21-5, 11-2 3-23, 1-12
NCAA RPI 57 331
PPG 71.1 57.0
FG% 43.2% 37.0%
3-PT% 38.5% 28.7%
FT% 73.9% 75.4%
RPG 39.8 67.8
APG 16.0 11.7
Streak W1 L6
Last 10 8-2 1-9

BY THE NUMBERS
1 - Overtime games
8 - Games decided by 21 points or more
10.9 - Average margin of victory for Rhode Island
12 - Head coaches in the series
12 - Average margin of victory for Duquesne
13.1 - Common opponents this season
20 - Games decided by 10 points or less
21 - Number of Rhode Island wins
23 - Games decided by 11-20 points
31 - Number of Duquesne wins
52 - Total meetings
62.1 - Average points scored by Rhode Island
65.3 - Average points scored by Duquesne
87 - Fewest combined points (02/09/01)
176 - Most combined points (01/08/95)
364 - Days since last game
538.6 - Number of miles between venues
3,229 - Total points scored by Rhode Island
3,398 - Total points scored by Duquesne
6,627 - Total points scored by both teams
12,489 - Days since the series began

The Last Meeting
Duquesne69
Rhode Island71
February 18, 2017
Kingston, R.I.
@DuqWBB Falls Short at Rhode Island
Conor Richardson's 3-pointer did not fall as time expired, lifting Rhode Island to a 71-69 victory at the Ryan Center Saturday afternoon

SCOUTING RHODE ISLAND
Coming off a 70-66 loss at Saint Louis on Feb. 10th … 3-23, 1-12 A-10 on the year ... 331 NCAA RPI ... 324 Massey Index ranking ... 331 RealTime RPI Team Power Rankings ... leading scorer Nicole Jorgensen (14.4 ppg).

DUQUESNE AND URI ALL-TIME
This is the 53rd time the teams have faced each other.

Series: Duquesne leads 31-21
in Pittsburgh: Duquesne leads 15-8

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.

Jan. 18, 2017 - Rhode Island broke a 68-68 tie on Charise Wilson’s foul shots with 24 seconds remaining. On the ensuing possession, Kadri-Ann Lass was fouled with eight seconds remaining, but missed the first free throw, making the second. URI was fouled with six seconds left and Dominique Ward made one-of-two. Conor Richardson’s 3-pointer at the buzzer was off as the Rams ended its 19-game losing streak with a 71-69 win at the Ryan Center.

UP NEXT
The Dukes host Fordham on Wednesday at 7PM.

 

 

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