The Dukes took won the 35th City game last season 63-54
Nov. 15, 2017
Coming off a 51-39 win over Cornell on Monday ... 2-0 on the season ... predicted to finish 13th in the ACC by the league's Blue Ribbon Panel and 14th by the league's head coaches.
DUKES AND PANTHERS BY THE NUMBERS
1 - Overtime games
2 - Common opponents this season
2.5 - Number of miles between venues
4 - Games decided by 21 points or more
8.0 - Average margin of victory for Duquesne
13 - Games decided by 11-20 points
15 - Number of Duquesne wins
16.6 - Average margin of victory for Pittsburgh
17 - Games decided by 10 points or less
17 - Head coaches in the series
20 - Number of Pittsburgh wins
35 - Total meetings
64.6 - Average points scored by Duquesne
70.3 - Average points scored by Pittsburgh
108 - Fewest combined points (11/29/95)
180 - Most combined points (02/09/85)
2,260 - Total points scored by Duquesne
2,462 - Total points scored by Pittsburgh
4,722 - Total points scored by both teams
15,687 - Days since the series began
DUQUESNE AND PANTHERS ALL-TIME
This is the 36th annual City Game between the Dukes and Panthers.
Series Record: Pittsburgh leads 20-15
at Palumbo Center: Duquesne lead 7-5
at Civic Arena: Series tied 3-3
at Fitzgerald Fieldhouse: Pittsburgh leads 9-1
at Petersen Events Center: Duquesne leads 4-3
THE LAST MEETING
Julijana Vojinovic scored a career-high 19 points, Brianna Thomas added a career-high 10 points and Amadea Szamosi recorded a double-double of 12 points and 10 rebounds as Duquesne won its third straight City Game 63-54 on Dec. 29, 2016 at the Palumbo Center.
BURT AGAINST HALL OF FAMERS
Suzie McConnell-Serio is one of six of Dan Burt's opposing head coach who is in the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. Burt has also faced Muffet McGraw from Notre Dame, Jennifer Rizzotti from George Washington, Lynette Woodard from Winthrop, Theresa Grentz formerly of Lafayette and Geno Auriemma from UConn. Overall Burt is 8-4.
The Dukes make their first-ever trip to Johnson City, Tenn. on Sunday when they face East Tennessee State.