Dukes Head to D.C. to Face George Washington

The Duquesne women's basketball team travels to Washington, D.C. looking to get their first-ever win at the Smith Center Saturday afternoon against George Washington.

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DUQUESNE (11-7, 1-2) at GEORGE WASHINGTON (10-8, 2-1)
Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009 • 2:00 p.m. (EST)
Smith Center (5,000) • Washington, D.C.

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DUQUESNE LATELY

Coming off a 2-point loss at Dayton 77-75 on Wednesday evening. Keri Pryor recorded her first double-double of the season with 15 points and a season-best 10 rebounds.

GEORGE WASHINGTON LATELY

Finished their non-conference schedule with a 67-60 victory over Villanova Wednesday night. Have won two A-10 games in a row after dropping their conference opener to Richmond 66-65.

DUQUESNE AND GEORGE WASHINGTON ALL-TIME

Saturday afternoon marks the 52nd all-time meeting between Duquesne and George Washington. The Dukes have played the Colonials more than any opponent in program history. GW leads the series that began Nov. 22, 1983, 46-5.

ALL-TIME SERIES RESULTS:
Series Record: GW leads 46-5
in Washington, D.C.: GW leads 22-0
in Pittsburgh: Duquesne leads 20-4
in Philadelphia: GW leads 2-1
in Kingston, R.I.: GW leads 1-0
in Piscataway, N.J.: GW leads 1-0
in the A-10 Championship: GW leads 6-1

The Dukes five wins in the series:


DATE     LOCATION          RESULT
1/12/85  Pittsburgh        W, 68-63
2/28/85  Philadelphia*     W, 62-57
2/8/86   Pittsburgh        W, 74-59
1/8/94   Pittsburgh (#23)  W, 57-56
2/22/04  Pittsburgh        W, 77-60
* -Atlantic 10 Championship

CENTURY CLUB

Kristi Little became the 19th member of the Duquesne women's basketball 1,000 point club on Jan. 18 against Temple. Rachel Frederick started this season with 806 points and has scored 172 points so far in 2008-09. She needs 22 points for 1,000.

LOOKING AHEAD

The Dukes return to the Bluff to open a three-game home stand beginning Jan. 28 against St. Bonaventure. DU will host Richmond on Feb. 1 and Saint Joseph's Feb. 4.


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