Nearly 60 Former Dukes to Attend Dayton Game

Nearly 60 former Duquesne men's basketball players - spanning five decades - will be on hand for the Jan. 17 game against Dayton as part of DU's "Player Reunion Night."

Among those confirmed to attend are: Bruce Atkins (1979-82), B.B. Flenory (1977-80), Hank Kuzma (1949-51), Garry & Barry Nelson (1969-71), and Willie Somerset (1962-65) among many other fan favorites. The players will be introduced at halftime of the game.

DU fans will have a chance to interact with the former players prior to the Dayton game at the Beef & Beer Event sponsored by the Duquesne Athletic Fund and Office of Alumni Relations. The event will be held in the Sihugo Green auxiliary gym in the Palumbo Center. Fans with a game ticket, may purchase tickets to the Beef & Beer Event ($15), by visiting www.myduquesne.duq.edu/2009basketball or by calling 412-232-DUKE (3853).


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