Duquesne (15-7, 5-4) hosts Davidson (12-8, 4-5) today at 12:30 p.m. at Palumbo Center as it heads into the month of February with a winning conference record for the first time since the 2010-11 season.
The Dukes look to redeem a 77-66 decision when they fell to the Wildcats on Jan. 6.
Davidson, a second-year Atlantic 10 member, leads the series 3-0 and leads 1-0 at Pittsburgh.
Davidson (80.8 ppg) and Duquesne (79.4 ppg) enter the game ranked in the top three scoring teams in the Atlantic 10, according to goduquesne.com. The Wildcats come in at No. 1 in 3-pointers made per game (9.9) and the Dukes rank No. 2 (8.9).
The Wildcats, 2-6 on the road, return from a 79-69 loss at George Washington on Wednesday.
The Dukes, 10-1 at home, continue to hold opponents to their lowest shooting percentage (.401) in 45 years. According to goduquesne.com, Duquesne held its past three opponents, George Mason (.347), La Salle (.300) and Saint Louis (.375), to a combined .338 from the field.
Senior guard Micah Mason enters the game with 999 points in 77 games at Duquesne.
Photo by Rachel Konieczny