We waited for well over a year for Saturday night to finally see the players who sat at the far end of Duquesne’s bench during the 2017-18 to make their school debuts. We heard the stories. That they dominated the last year’s first team so badly in practice that they had to go play by themselves. We heard that their talent would surpass all but the Dukes best returning players.
Wow, what an amazing game and comeback. Even the most hopeful among the Duquesne fandom probably didn’t see this one turning out the way it did late in the second half. Wins don’t always need to come with style points, but this one needed a side of Tums.
The Dukes have a point guard again. How novel! Sincere Carry brings a number of things to the table:
My tweet from last night just after the William & Mary game sums up my feelings on this preview series nicely.
That is not the way I expected this game to go, but I will take a 14 point win against a team I thought the Dukes would lose to 61% of the time or worse. Continue reading Post Game Thoughts: Vs William and Mary
Today, I’ll continue to break down Duquesne’s 2018-19 schedule and put their Atlantic 10 games into five buckets based on how likely I think the Dukes are to win them. Continue reading Projecting the 2018 Season: Atlantic 10 Schedule
Welcome back to We Wear the Ring everyone! I wanted get us kicked off with an article archetype that should seem familiar to long time readers and even those of you who followed me to TPOP. Continue reading Projecting the 2018 Season: Non – Conference Schedule