A-10 Women's Basketball Schedule Released
Sept. 14, 2017
PITTSBURGH - The 2017-18 Duquesne women's basketball team will open the Atlantic 10 season at home against Massachusetts on Sunday, Dec. 31 as part of the conference schedule released today.
The 16-game conference schedule has the Dukes appearing in a pair of televised games - Jan. 13 at George Washington on CBS Sports Network and Jan. 28 at home against St. Bonaventure on NBC Sports Network.
"Once again, the Atlantic 10 schedule will be difficult," said head coach Dan Burt. "Every game is a test and the entire team and staff is looking forward to the challenges that we have playing in one of the best conferences in the country."
The Dukes will host La Salle (Jan. 17), George Mason (Jan. 21), VCU (Feb. 7), Saint Joseph's (Feb. 10), Rhode Island (Feb. 17) and Fordham (Feb. 21).
On the road, Duquesne will visit Davidson (Jan. 4), VCU (Jan. 7), Saint Joseph's (Jan. 24), Dayton (Jan. 31), Richmond (Feb. 4), Saint Louis (Feb. 14) and St. Bonaventure (Feb. 24).
The 14 Atlantic 10 schools will face one another once and three schools twice for the fourth-straight year of the 16-game regular-season league schedule.
The 2018 Atlantic 10 Championship will begin Feb. 27th at the campus sites of the #3-8 seeds. The top two seeds get an automatic bye into the quarterfinals held at the Richmond Coliseum on Mar. 2. Both of the semifinal games on Mar. 3 will be televised on CBSSN. The championship game on Mar. 4 will air on ESPNU.
The Dukes open the 2017-18 season at Charlotte on Nov. 10.
Season and group tickets are now on sale by calling 412-232-DUKE or by visiting GoDuquesne.com/tickets. Individual tickets will go on sale at a later date.