One grew up in Georgia, the other in Florida. Then for four years Reggie Jackson and Gary Tucker played together in the backcourt, first at Southern Union and then with Duquesne. Jackson played with an English pro team in 2008-09 while Tucker was in Pittsburgh completing his degree requirements. Things are back in order; Tucker recently signed a contract with a German pro team.
July 18, 2009
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
Reggie Jackson's 21 second half points helped erase a 3-point halftime deficit, gave DU a 7-point second half lead, and a late 79-76 edge only to see La Salle's Darnell Harris power the Explorers to an 82-79 decision over DU in a first round game at the Atlantic 10 Conference Men's Basketball Championship Wednesday evening at Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall.
March 12, 2008
Duquesne men's basketball team stopped a five-game losing streak with an 85-58 win over Saint Louis, Saturday afternoon at the Palumbo Center in the final regular season contest for both. The Dukes and the Billikens each have 7-9 Atlantic 10 Conference records.
March 8, 2008