Media reports Monday afternoon announced that Shawn James and Kojo Mensah, transfer juniors who left Duquesne early to pursue pro careers, are suing the University in connection with on-campus shootings on September 2006 when they, Sam Ashaolu, Stuard Baldonado and Aaron Jackson, were injured after a campus dance. More on this, plus links & a summary of events over the past 21 months follow.
June 24, 2008
InsideHoops.com editor Jeff Lenchiner reported Thursday that Shawn James, who set blocked shot records in his one season at Duquesne and who earlier declared for the 2008 NBA draft, has hired an agent, thereby closing the door on his college basketball career.
May 9, 2008
This is the Atlantic 10 Conference's Men's Basketball Notebook for play from December 30, 2007, through January 5, 2008. The league weekly honors go to Pat Calathes of Saint Joseph's, Richmond's Kevin Smith and Jerrell Williams from La Salle.
January 6, 2008
The downside for the Dukes, 3-point shooting. But a lot of positives, Duquesne (3-0) got their second win of the day, a 105-76 victory over Sheridan College in Brampton, Ontario. Duquesne returns to the same court for their final game of this trek, Monday noon against the University of Waterloo.
September 2, 2007