Scores

Final

Savannah State 44

(4-5, 0-3 away)

Duquesne 58

(6-2, 3-1 home)

    3:30 PM ET, December 5, 2009

    A.J. Palumbo Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    SAV 13 3144
    DUQ 27 3158

    Top Performers

    Savannah State: A. Louis 8 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Stl

    Duquesne: E. Evans 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Duquesne 58, Savannah St. 44

    Associated Press

    PITTSBURGH -- Eric Evans scored 17 points and Duquesne defeated Savannah State 58-44 on Saturday.

    The Dukes (6-2) forced 16 turnovers and held the Tigers (4-5) to just two assists in the first half. Duquesne led 27-13 at halftime.

    The Dukes jumped out to a 10-1 advantage and led by as many as 16 points in the first half. Bill Clark's free throw put Duquesne ahead 27-11 with 1:38 left until halftime.

    Damian Saunders added 15 points on 7 of 11 shooting for the Dukes, who shot 45.7 percent from the field (21 of 46).

    Duquesne won the rebounding battle 36-31 and outscored Savannah State 13-3 on second-chance points.

    Arnold Louis grabbed 10 rebounds and Cedric Smith scored nine points for the Tigers, who matched their season-low total of 44 points for the third time.

    Savannah State lost 63-44 to both Georgetown on Nov. 11 and Central Connecticut State on Nov. 28.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SAV
    DUQ
    Points 44 58
    FG Made-Attempted 18-50 (.360) 21-46 (.457)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-14 (.214) 4-13 (.308)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-9 (.556) 12-22 (.545)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 22

    2009-10 Season

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