Men’s Basketball Travels to Duquesne on Saturday

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Bronx, N.Y. – The Fordham University Rams proceed the 2020-2021 Atlantic 10 year by traveling to Pittsburgh, Pa., to face the Duquesne University Dukes in the Kerr Conditioning Heart on the campus of La Roche University on Saturday, January 9, at 2:00 p.m.
 
The sport will be broadcast dwell on the NBC Athletics Network with Brendan Burke (participate in-by-perform) and Ron Thompson (shade) on the contact, and broadcast live on WFUV (90.7 FM) and wfuvsports.org with Jackson Heil (participate in-by-participate in) and Andrew Posadas (shade) saying.
 
Fordham enters the match with a 1-2 history, 1-2 in the Atlantic 10, and is coming off a 55-54 conference above Dayton in the Rose Hill Fitness center on Tuesday night, while Duquesne enters the contest with a 2-3 in general file, 1-2 in the A-10, and is coming off a 61-48 league decline to Davidson in Pittsburgh on Tuesday.
 
Saturday afternoon’s contest will be the 43rd conference in between Fordham and Duquesne on the hardwood. The Dukes lead the all-time sequence, which begun in the 1949-50 season, 26-16, and took equally of final year’s conferences, 58-56 in time beyond regulation in Pittsburgh on January 15 as Lamar Norton, Jr., led the Dukes with 20 details though Ty Perry (17) and Jalen Cobb (16) concluded in double figures for the Rams, and 59-54 in the Rose Hill Health and fitness center on February 16 as Tavian Dunn-Martin netted 15 points for the Dukes though Antwon Portley led all scorers with 16 for the Rams.
 
Notes
• Sophomore forward Joel Soriano has recorded a double-double in two of the initial three game titles of 2020-2021 and now has a double-double in 7 of his very last nine games relationship again to past 12 months.
 
• Soriano is primary the team in scoring (11.3 ppg) and rebounding (9.3 rpg), fourth most effective in the Atlantic 10.
 
• Soriano also ranked 3rd in the A-10 in area goal share (.667).
 
• Sophomore Chris Austin scored a occupation-high 20 points in the get more than Dayton when Kyle Rose additional a vocation-very best eleven.
 
• A get at Duquesne would give Fordham head coach Jeff Neubauer his 250th vocation coaching win.