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Year after year many college athletes transfer from one school to another. Football and both men’s and women’s basketball see more transfers than others, but recently the number of transfers in men’s hoops specifically has sky-rocketed.

Going into the 2013-14 academic year, nearly 450 male athletes switched schools to play basketball.

11/27/2013 - 11:50
Josh Carney
Ovie Soko scored 23 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and dished out 5 assists to lead Duquesne over Albany 70-59.

PITTSBURGH - Ovie Soko posted his third double-double in four games with 23 points and 13 rebounds and Tra'Vaughn White added 15 points off the bench to lead Duquesne to a 70-59 wi

11/20/2013 - 23:53
PSR Staff
Eron Harris scored 33 points and Juwan Staten added 28 as West Virginia (2-1) pulled away late to defeat Duquesne 96-83 at WVU Coliseum.

The Mountaineers (2-1) managed to hold off the Dukes (1-2) to avenge last season’s loss, which was West Virginia’s only loss in the previous nine meetings between the two teams.

11/17/2013 - 21:55
Tyler Pecyna
Colter last-second 3-pointer misses as Dukes drop to 1-1

PITTSBURGH - New Hampshire hit 15 3-pointers, including 8-of-12 in the second half, to defeat Duquesne 84-81 at the Palumbo Center.

11/13/2013 - 22:32
PSR Staff
Derrick Colter leads five in double figures with 23 points

Derrick Colter scored 23 points and Tra'Vaughn White added 20 to lead five double-digit scorers in Duquesne's season-opening 94-75 win over Abilene Christian (0-1) at Palumbo Center.

11/09/2013 - 22:20
PSR Staff
Derrick Colter, Duquesne’s 5-11 point guard, inbounds the ball to a teammate, who immediately dishes it back to a striding Colter in the closing seconds of a Feb. 14 game at Temple.

He begins dribbling and weaving the length of the court, with the Dukes trailing by a point against the Owls, who are among the top teams in the Atlantic 10.

11/07/2013 - 10:03
Tyler Pecyna
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.

08/01/2013 - 21:16
Mallory Merda
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

05/17/2013 - 08:27
Shelby Cassesse
Assistant takes over following crosstown departure of McConnell-Serio

Following a two-week stint as an assistant coach with the Pittsburgh Panthers women’s basketball team, Dan Burt will move his offices back to a familiar place.

04/30/2013 - 21:14
Zac Weiss
Former WPIAL and Drake guard Micah Mason added to roster for 2014-15

Duquesne University head men's basketball coach Jim Ferry announced the signing of three players to National Letters of Intent, as well as the addition of a four-year transfer, today.

04/18/2013 - 10:53
PSR Staff
I was in a minor league press box in Charlotte, NC, last month, taking in one of Gregory Polanco’s final triple-A games. A colleague, upon learning I was from Pittsburgh, approached me with a question.
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Quick. Fill in the blank: The Steelers’ current receiving corps is (fill in the blank). Deep? Bottom-heavy? Talented yet unproven?
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Steve Blass was signed by the Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1960 and made his major league debut in 1964. From 1968 through 1972, Blass was one of the National League’s best pitchers.
Feature ThreeNorth Shore Notes
It’s an odd thought for Sterling Jenkins. It’s still a year away, but after he finishes his senior year at Baldwin High School, he’ll be playing college football at Penn State.
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In Dr. Pat Farabaugh’s book “An Unbreakable Bond,” he tells the unedited story of Pittsburgh native and St. Francis (PA) grad Maurice Stokes and his NBA teammate, fellow Pittsburgher Jack Twyman.
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When Pittsburgh canine officer Rocco died in the line of duty in January, Chris Benson of Benstonium.com created a design to pay tribute to the fallen officer. When The Black N Gold Girls shared his design on Facebook, their followers decided to help.
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The NHL handed out their annual awards at the end of June, and the Penguins' Sidney Crosby captured a hat trick, securing the Hart Trophy (MVP), Art Ross Trophy (scoring champ) and the Ted Lindsay Award (MVP as voted by the players).
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Pittsburgh is city full of sports heroes and legendary figures. The list of Pittsburgh sports legends is long, but it begins with the following four men.
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