PITTSBURGH - Former Duquesne University forward/center Kieron Achara (Stirling, Scotland / Maine Central Institute / British National Team) has signed a one-year contract with a two-year option to play basketball for UPIM Bologna it was announced Wednesday.
August 27, 2008
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
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Massachusetts senior swingman Gary Forbes, who enters this week's Championship tied for the Atlantic 10 lead in scoring, has been tabbed the 2007-08 men's basketball Player of the Year in voting conducted among the Conference's 14 head coaches.
March 10, 2008
Duquesne's men's basketball team may equal last season's squad with a number 10 seed, but they won't in a more important way. Last year, DU lost the last seven regular season matches. In 2007-08, the Dukes closed the schedule with an 85-58, 27-point win.
March 8, 2008