GW men vs. Duquesne Preview

George Washington (8-11, 2-4 in Atlantic 10)Duquesne (8-11, 3-5 A-10)

Wednesday, Feb. 2, 7:35 p.m.
Palumbo Center (6,200)
Pittsburgh, Pa.
TV: None
Radio: WAGE 1200 AM (available on the Internet at Broadcast.com)
Campus radio: WRGW 540 AM (available on GWTV Channel 22; available on Internet at www.gwradio.com)
Rankings: Duquesne is 189th in the unofficial Ratings Percentage Index; GW is 114th
Standings: Duquesne is third in the A-10 West; GW is tied for fourth with Xavier
Dukes’ last game: 81-37 loss at Temple
All-time series: GW leads 30-21 (1932-present)
Last meeting: 94-89, Duquesne, Jan. 8
Last meeting at Palumbo: 80-54, GW in 1999
Streaks: GW won 10 in a row before loss in January; GW has won last five at Palumbo
Duquesne at Palumbo in 1999-2000: 6-2 (2-2 in the A-10)
GW on the road in 1999-2000: 1-6 (0-3 in A-10)
Duquesne’s leading scorer: Sophomore swingman Wayne Smith (18.9 points per game)
Dukes’ coach: Darelle Porter (2nd year)
Porter’s record at Duquesne: 13-34 (3-19 A-10)
Porter vs. GW: 1-2
Tom Penders vs. Duquesne: 4-5
Duquesne notes: Founded in 1878; enrollment of 9,729; Dukes opened 3-6, rattled off four wins ending with victory at the Smith Center, have lost five of six since and four in a row; beat Xavier at home but lost at Rhode Island

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