Eric Evans added 12 and Damian Saunders had 10 points, four blocks and three steals
for the Dukes. Mickey Perry led four Dayton players
in double figures with 15 points.
Melquan Bolding hit two of his
career-hit seven 3-pointers during a 14-5 first half run
that gave Duquesne a 29-19 lead.
took a 35-29 lead to the locker room, took its first double-digit
lead on a Bolding 3-pointer with 13:01 left.
briefly cut it to eight before Saunders answered
with a layup. The Dukes took their largest lead at 61-
43 on Bolding’s last 3-pointer of the night at the 6:45
mark. The Dukes scored their final 10 points from the
foul line for the final margin.
Duquesne shot .531 marking
the third time in as many tournament games that
DU has made more than half of its shots. The Dukes
also connected on 10-of-26 3-point attempts.
finished .419 from the field including 7-of-25 from the
- The victory gave the Dukes their most wins
since 1971 (21-4)
- DU shot .556 in the first half and
.500 in the second
- Duquesne, which did not attempt
a free throw in the first half, went 15-of-22 from the
stripe in the second half
- DU had just three offensive
rebounds to 16 for the Flyers
- Eric Evans hit all
six of his free throw attempts over the game’s final
- Melquan Bolding finished the game 8-of-11 from the field
... his previous high for 3-pointers made was four (two
- Aaron Jackson’s three 3-pointers were his most since
he went 4-of-8 from the arc vs. Charlotte on Jan. 7
Posted on DuquesneSports.net, 4/2/09