The Dukes head to Dartmouth for the Blue Sky Classic
Dec. 26, 2012
Duquesne Game Notes
GAME DAY INFORMATION
DATE: Saturday, December 29, 2012
TIME: 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Hanover, N.H.
ARENA: Leede Arena (2,100)
SERIES: First Meeting
STREAMING VIDEO: NeuLion Media
LIVE STATS: NeuLion Stats
ABOUT THE BLUE SKY CLASSIC
Dartmouth College is hosting the 36th annual Blue Sky Classic on Dec. 29th and 30th. This is the longest running women's basketball collegiate tournament. In addition to Duquesne and Dartmouth, the two-day event will also feature Villanova and Delaware. The Dukes will play the host Big Green on Saturday night at 7:00 p.m. The championship game will be Sunday at 7:00 p.m.
Coached by Chris Wielgus in her 28th season at Dartmouth (388-329), 30th overall (425-350) ... 1-9 on the season ... ... averaging 53.7 points per game while giving up 67.2 points per game ... leading scorer is Faziah Steen with 12.3 ppg ... leading rebounder is Abbey Schmitt with 7.5 rpg.
AGAINST THE IVY LEAGUE
Duquesne has faired well against teams from the Ivy League, going 11-1 all-time. After the Dukes' game against Dartmouth, the only Ivy League teams Duquesne will have never played are Columbia and Yale.
DID YOU KNOW?
Dartmouth was the fi rst-ever school to represent the Ivy League in the NCAA Championship when then Big Green received an at-large big in 1983.
Wumi Agunbiade has 994 career points. She is looking to become the 24th member of Duquesne's 1,000 point club.
The Dukes received 19 votes in the AP and six in the Coaches Polls this week.