Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008 • 7:00 p.m. (EST)
Charles L. Sewall Center (3,056) • Moon Township, Pa.
WHO, WHAT AND WHERE: The Duquesne women's basketball team travels to Moon Township, Pa. to face Robert Morris Sunday evening at 7:00 p.m.
DUKES AND COLONIALS: Duquesne leads the all-time series 26-12. The Dukes and Colonials first met Feb. 2, 1974.
DUQUESNE LATELY: Have dropped three games in a row. Coming off a 59-41 loss at West Virginia last Sunday and 66-47 defeat versus #24 Pittsburgh. Both teams were NCAA Tournament participants last season.
ROBERT MORRIS LATELY: Coming off a 73-47 win over St. Francis, N.Y. to open up the Northeast Conference schedule.
AGAINST THE NORTHEAST CONFERENCE: Duquesne has done fairly well against teams from the Northeast Conference. The Dukes are 45-20 (.692) against Mount St. Mary's (2-2), Robert Morris (25-12), Saint Francis (18-6) and Wagner (0-1).
ALL-TIME SERIES RESULTS:
Series Record: Duquesne leads 26-12
at Sewall Center: Series tied 5-5
at John Jay Center: Robert Morris leads 5-4
at Palumbo Center: Duquesne leads 7-2
at Civic Arena: Duquesne leads 7-1
at Fitzgerald Fieldhouse: Duquesne leads 1-0
at Indiana, Pa.: Duquesne leads 1-0
in Pennwood West games: Duquesne leads 9-2
in overtime games: Duquesne leads 1-0
DUKES AND COLONIALS BY THE NUMBERS:
1 - Number of overtime games in the series
1 - Number of student-athletes that have played for both Duquesne and Robert Morris (Brittany Warren)
2 - Number of NCAA Tournament appearances between the schools (Robert Morris, ‘07 and ‘08)
5 - Number of wins for Duquesne at the Sewall Center
6 - Number of games decided by 30 or more points
7 - Longest winning streak in the series (Duquesne, Dec. 4, 1979 to Feb. 14, 1985)
7 - Number of student-athletes with the surname "Smith" that played in the series
8 - Number of games played at the Civic Arena
13 - Largest Robert Morris victory (69-56, Feb. 2, 1987)
14 - Head coaches in the series (Nine for Duquesne, five for Robert Morris)
15.8 - Average margin of victory for Duquesne
18.8 - Total distance, in miles, between the two schools
23 - Number of games that have been decided by 10 points or less
27 - Most points scored by an individual (Korie Hlede, Feb. 14, 1995)
38 - Total games played in the series between the two schools (Duquesne leads the series 26-12)
41 - Largest Duquesne victory (84-43, Dec. 20, 2001)
57.3 - Average points scored by Robert Morris
66.3 - Average points scored by Duquesne
306 - Combined student-athletes that have been on the rosters since the series began
4,701 - Total points scored by both schools (Duquesne 2,524 - Robert Morris 2,177)
12,727 - Days since the first Duquesne/Robert Morris game
SERIES HIGHS FOR DUQUESNE:
Most points: 91 (2/14/95)
Fewest points: 49 (1/19/80)
Largest margin of victory: 41 (12/20/01)
Smallest margin of victory: 1 (3/12/92)
Winning Streak: 7
SERIES HIGHS FOR ROBERT MORRIS:
Most points: 76 (12/20/98)
Fewest points: 39 (12/12/78)
Largest margin of victory: 13 (2/2/87)
Smallest margin of victory: 2 (3 times)
Winning Streak: 2 (3 times)
LOOKING AHEAD: The Dukes will return home to host Saint Francis, Pa. Thur., Dec. 18, for a 7:00 p.m. tipoff.