Duquesne (18-9, 9-5) looks to get back on the winning track Saturday versus UMass (10-18, 3-12) at 2:00 PM ET at A.J. Palumbo Center in Pittsburgh. The Dukes are coming off a 68-47 loss to St. Bonaventure. The Minutemen were beaten at home by Dayton 72-48.
Key Players & Stats
Sophomore Eric Williams Jr. leads Duquesne's attack, putting up 12.8 points and 7.8 rebounds per contest. Williams serves as the team's most efficient three-point shooter at 35.8 percent on the season.
Guard Sincere Carry is second on the team in scoring at 12.3 points per game.
Overall, Duquesne has four players averaging in double figures in the 2018-19 campaign.
The Dukes score 73.0 points per game, while allowing their opponents 70.9 points per contest.
UMass junior guard Luwane Pipkins (16.6 PPG) has scored in double figures in all but four games this season and has tallied 20 or more points on seven occasions.
Sophomore Carl Pierre is second on the team in scoring at 11.6 per contest and is shooting 39.4 percent from three-point land.
Forward Jonathan Laurent leads the team in three-point shooting at 46 percent and is averaging 9.3 points and 4.5 rebounds per game.
UMass is scoring 70.1 points per night while allowing 72.6 per contest.
BennettRank predicts Duquesne to beat UMass by five points using PowerScore.