PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Kevin Steenberge scored 19 points and Richmond
snapped a four-game losing streak with a 76-62 victory over
Duquesne on Sunday.
The Spiders (12-13, 7-7 Atlantic-10) never trailed in defeating
the Dukes (7-20, 4-10) for the eighth consecutive time. Richmond,
which had been 0-8 all-time against Duquesne, has won all eight
meetings with the Dukes since joining the Atlantic-10 for the
2001-02 season.Steenberge was 8-for-10 from the field and had seven rebounds.
Andres Sandoval added 15 points for the Spiders, who limited
Duquesne to 38 percent shooting from the field.Bryant McAllister had 27 points for the Dukes, who have lost six
of seven. Duquesne, which was defeated on its Senior Day for the
fourth straight year, has lost at least 20 games for the fifth time
in seven seasons.The Spiders had not won since sophomore guard and second-leading
scorer Daon Merritt was likely lost for the season with a sprained
knee on Feb. 12.