Preview: @DuqWBB Hosts Saint Francis U
Former Duquesne guard Vanessa Abel is now a coach at Saint Francis U
Nov. 29, 2017

GAME DAY INFORMATION
Game 8 Saint Francis U (3-2) at Duquesne (5-2)
Date | Time Thursday, November 30, 2017 | 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), Tad Maurey
Series History Duquesne leads 25-6
Game Notes Saint Francis U Game Notes Get Acrobat Reader | Duquesne Game Notes Get Acrobat Reader
Social Media @DuqWBB
Tickets AXS Tickets

  TEAM STAT COMPARISON
DUQ SFU
PPG 74.7 75.0
FGM-FGA 183-410 (.446) 123-350 (.351)
3PM-3PA 56-136 (.412) 45-174 (.259)
FTM-FTA 101-135 (.748) 84-113 (.743)
RPG 40.1 44.8
APG 15.3 14.4
Streak W3 W3
Last 10 5-2 3-2

SCOUTING SAINT FRANCIS U
Coming off an 77-73 win at Cincinnati ... 3-2 on the year ... highest scoring team in the NEC (75.0 ppg) ... Jessica Kovatch is team's and NEC's leading scorer (19.0 ppg) ... former Duquesne forward Kyasia Duling is in the NEC top 10 with 7.0 rebounds per game.

DUQUESNE AND RED FLASH ALL-TIME
Duquesne leads the 31-game series 25-6. However, the series dates back to the 1968-69 season when the then-Duchesses competed at the club level. The former St. Francis College won four of the the first seven games of the series.

WELCOME HOME V
Saint Francis U assistant coach Vanessa Abel had a stellar playing career at Duquesne. She led the Dukes to four postseason appearances from 2010-13 and finished her career with 371 assists, which is still ninth all-time. She led the class of 2013 to 88 total wins and was selected A-10 Third-Team All-Conference in 2011.

LAST TIME AGAINST SAINT FRANCIS U
Amadea Szamosi scored a career-high 28 points on 10-of-14 shooting as the Duquesne women's basketball team (7-4) won its seventh game in eight tries in their 92-52 victory over Saint Francis U (0-8) at the Palumbo Center on Dec. 18, 2014.

DUKES AND RED FLASH BY THE NUMBERS
2 - Overtime games
2 - Common opponents this season
6 - Number of SFU wins
6.2 - Average margin of victory for SFU
8 - Games decided by 21 points or more
11 - Games decided by 11-20 points
12 - Games decided by 10 points or less
16 - Head coaches in the series
18.8 - Average margin of victory for DU
25 - Number of Duquesne wins
31 - Total meetings
45 - Fewest combined points (2/23/74)
57.8 - Average points scored by SFU
72.9 - Average points scored by Duquesne
80.4 - Number of miles between venues
172 - Most combined points (2/4/86)
1,792 - Total points scored by SFU
2,259 - Total points scored by Duquesne
4,051 - Total points scored by both teams
15,986 - Days since the series began

HOME SWEET HOME
Thursday's game is the start of a five-game, 18-day homestand. The Dukes will also face:

  • 12/02/17 - Central Connecticut State
  • 12/06/17 - Toledo
  • 12/09/17 - Akron
  • 12/17/17 - Central Michigan
     

     

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