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Dukes beat Panthers for the first time since 2000

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Duquesne Dukes shocked the Pittsburgh Panthers 64-55 at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, PA.

It’s the first-time since 2000 that the Dukes defeated the Panthers. It’s the second loss for Pittsburgh, as they fell to 6-2.

They also lost on the 2K Classic to the SMU Mustangs on Nov. 17. Just a few days ago, they defeated the Maryland Terrapins in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

Duquesne improved to 4-5.

Emile Blackman led the Dukes with 21 points. Mike Lewis II had 15, while Tarin Smith added 12. Fellow starters Nakye Sanders and Isiaha Mike combined for four points.

Duquesne had 12 bench points. Rene Castro and Eric James had five points each, while Darius Lewis also had a basket.

Michael Young led the Panthers with 19 points. Cameron Johnson added 14 and Chris Jones had 11. Starters Sheldon Jeter and Damon Wilson combined for seven points.

Pittsburgh had just four bench points and they came from Ryan Luther.


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