A total of seven home games – including three in three days as part of the 2012 Legends Classic – highlight the 14-game non-conference portion of Duquesne University’s 2012-13 men’s basketball schedule announced today.
The Dukes, in their first season under head coach Jim Ferry, will open at Albany on Nov. 9. DU will then take part in the Legends Classic with an opening round game at one of four potential sites (Georgetown, Georgia, Indiana or UCLA) between Nov. 11-15. Duquesne will host three teams in a Legends Classic subregional Nov. 19-21. The round robin format will feature doubleheaders on the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday leading up to Thanksgiving.
A post-holiday game at Appalachian State on Nov. 28 completes the November portion of the schedule.
DU opens December at home against Maine on Dec. 1 before its annual clash with Pitt in the 81st edition of the City Game at CONSOL Energy Center on Dec. 5.
Following the Pitt game, the Dukes will host New Orleans on Dec. 8 and West Virginia at CONSOL Energy Center on Dec. 11.
Duquesne will make the short trip to Moon Township to play Robert Morris on Dec. 15 before returning home to face Western Michigan on Dec. 19.
The Dukes will leave the Pittsburgh area for the first time in December for a game at Louisiana-Lafayette on Dec. 22. DU concludes the non-conference portion of the schedule at Penn State on Dec. 29.
Exhibition games and home game times will be announced in the upcoming weeks. The Atlantic 10 schedule will be released in late August/early September.
|Date||Opponent / Event||Location||Time / Result|
|11/09/12||at Albany||Albany, N.Y.||TBA|
|11/11/12||at Georgetown||Washington, D.C.||6:30 p.m. ET|
|11/19/12||Youngstown State vs. North Dakota State||A.J. Palumbo Center||4:30 p.m. ET|
|vs. James Madison||A.J. Palumbo Center||7:00 p.m. ET|
|11/20/12||James Madison vs. Youngstown State||A.J. Palumbo Center||4:30 p.m. ET|
|vs. North Dakota State||A.J. Palumbo Center||7:00 p.m. ET|
|11/21/12||North Dakota State vs. James Madison||A.J. Palumbo Center||4:30 p.m. ET|
|vs. Youngstown State||A.J. Palumbo Center||7:00 p.m. ET|
|11/28/12||at Appalachian State||Boone, N.C.||TBA|
|12/01/12||vs. Maine||A.J. Palumbo Center||2:00 p.m. ET|
|12/05/12||vs. Pittsburgh (N)||CONSOL Energy Center||TBA|
|12/08/12||vs. New Orleans||A.J. Palumbo Center||7:00 p.m. ET|
|12/11/12||vs. West Virginia||CONSOL Energy Center||7:00 p.m. ET|
|12/15/12||at Robert Morris||Moon Township, Pa.||TBA|
|12/19/12||vs. Western Michigan||A.J. Palumbo Center||7:00 p.m. ET|
|12/22/12||at Louisiana||Lafayette, La.||TBA|
|12/29/12||at Penn State||State College, Pa.||TBA|