The 2013-14 men’s basketball season is coming fast for the Duquesne Dukes, but the first game on the Bluff for Micah Mason is still a long way away. Mason, the prolific high school scorer for Highlands High School in Natrona Heights, will join the team in fall of 2014 after sitting out this season due to NCAA transfer rules.
The Duquesne faithful have high hopes for the future of the team, and Mason is happy to be a part of them.
To say that the Duquesne Men’s basketball team had a disappointing season would be an understatement. With a record of 1-15 in the Atlantic 10 Conference—and an overall mark of 8-22 in head coach Jim Ferry’s first season—the Dukes suffered their first losing campaign since the 2006-07 season.
Despite the backslide, there does seem to be a light at the end of the tunnel for Ferry and his team.Although the season was not ideal, Ferry did see some qualities in his players that showed promi
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