Scores

Final

Houston Baptist 72

(5-8, 0-6 away)

Duquesne 118

(9-5, 6-1 home)

    4:00 PM ET, December 31, 2011

    A.J. Palumbo Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    HBU 31 4172
    DUQ 52 66118

    Top Performers

    Houston Baptist: T. Bembry 16 Pts, 5 Reb

    Duquesne: B. Monteiro 24 Pts, 14 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Blk

    Duquesne 118, Houston Baptist 72

    Associated Press

    PITTSBURGH -- B.J. Monteiro scored 24 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, and Sean Johnson also scored 24 points as Duquesne routed Houston Baptist 118-72 in a nonconference game Saturday.

    Jerry Jones contributed 19 points and T.J. McConnell had nine assists for the Dukes (9-5), who posted their highest score since a 129-59 victory over Howard on Nov. 9, 2007.

    Duquesne outscored the Huskies (5-8) 34-14 over the final 9:42 of the first half to take a 52-31 halftime lead, then scored 66 second-half points.

    The Dukes shot 57.9 percent (44 of 76) from the field, including 62.5 percent (25 of 40) in the second half, and were 8 of 17 on 3-pointers in the game.

    Terry Bembry scored 16 points for Houston Baptist, making 7 of 11 shots, but his teammates made just 18 of 64 as the Huskies shot 33.3 percent (25 of 75) overall.

    Duquesne also outrebounded Houston Baptist 55-39.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HBU
    DUQ
    Points 72 118
    FG Made-Attempted 25-75 (.333) 44-76 (.579)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-18 (.278) 8-17 (.471)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-29 (.586) 22-34 (.647)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 46

    2011-12 Season

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