Sat. Feb. 7, 2009 - 2:00 P.M. (EST)
Halton Arena (9,105) - Charlotte, N.C.
WHO, WHAT AND WHERE
Winners of two in a row. Ended a six-game losing streak to Saint Joseph's on Wednesday night with their 53-51 victory. The Dukes' last two wins are by a combined total of six points.
Winners of seven in a row. Currently are in second place in the Atlantic 10 Conference, a half-game behind Xavier. Finished a season sweep of Saint Louis on Wednesday with their 70-58 victory.
DUQUESNE AND CHARLOTTE ALL-TIME
Saturday marks the 5th all-time meeting between Duquesne and Charlotte. The Dukes and 49ers began their series on Feb. 12, 2006. The teams met up later that year in the Atlantic 10 Championship, where DU grabbed a 56-45 victory to advance to the semifinal round.
Charlotte's Sabrina Gregory scored 20 points - including the go-ahead jumper - to lead Charlotte to a 67- 57 win over Duquesne in the teams' Atlantic 10 Conference opener on Jan. 12, 2008. Kristi Little scored 20 points and Samantha Pollino had 12 points for the Dukes.
- ALL-TIME SERIES RESULTS:
Series Record: Charlotte leads 3-1
in Charlotte: Charlotte leads 1-0
in Pittsburgh: Charlotte leads 2-0
in Philadelphia: Duquesne leads 1-0
in the A-10 Championship: Duquesne leads 1-0
DATE - LOCATION - RESULT
2/12/06 - Pittsburgh - L, 72-29
3/4/06 - Philadelphia* - W, 56-45
1/21/07 - Charlotte - L, 65-74
1/2/08 - Pittsburgh - L, 57-67
* - Atlantic 10 Championship