Robinson named Atlantic 10 Women’s Player of the Week

Duquesne senior April Robinson was named the Atlantic 10 Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week while Massachusetts freshman Bria Stallworth earned the league’s Rookie of the Week honors. The awards were announced Monday for games played Jan. 25-31…

@DuqWBB steal one away from VCU, 64-58

@DuqWBB steal one away from VCU, 64-58

Team defense has been instrumental for the Duquesne women’s basketball team throughout the 2012-13 campaign. Forcing turnovers and easy points have been a major component in the Dukes’ fourth consecutive 20 win season. Entering conference championship play, Duquesne has averaged 23 turnovers and 14 steals per game on defense. Friday’s match up versus the Virginia Commonwealth University was no different.

@DuqWBB defeats Butler on Senior Day, 59-43

@DuqWBB defeats Butler on Senior Day, 59-43

The Dukes, who never trailed in the contest, were led by Wumi Agunbiade who recorded her 18th career double-double with 12 points and a game-high 11 rebounds. Oditte Odisho tied her career-high with 14 points off the bench and Jocelyn Floyd added 13 points and four steals for the Dukes who improve to 22-6 overall and set a school record with their 11th win in Atlantic 10 Conference play.

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