The Dukes and Bonnies split their series last season

Women's Basketball

Preview: @DuqWBB at St. Bonaventure

Jan. 20, 2017
Game 21 Duquesne (10-10, 3-4 A-10) at St. Bonaventure (7-12, 2-5 A-10)
Date | Time Saturday, January 21, 2017 | 4:00 PM
Location Reilly Center (5,480)| Olean, N.Y.
Address St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
Live Statistics Presto Sports
Live Video Atlantic 10 Digital Network
Game Notes Duquesne Game Notes | St. Bonaventure Game Notes
Social Media @DuqWBB
Tickets Tickets
PPG 64.6 53.8
FGM-FGA 452-1216 (.372 ) 384-1007 (.381)
3PM-3PA 136-404 (.337) 72-279 (.258)
FTM-FTA 252-355 (.710 ) 183-256 (.715)
RPG 40.8 36.4
APG 14.5 12.3
Streak W1 W1
Last 10 6-4 3-7
2- Overtime games
4- Games decided by 21 points or more
9.6- Average margin of victory for St. Bonaventure
9.8- Average margin of victory for Duquesne
12- Head coaches in the series
13- Common opponents this season
17- Games decided by 11-20 points
19- Number of St. Bonaventure wins
31- Games decided by 10 points or less
34- Number of Duquesne wins
53- Total meetings
64.4- Average points scored by St. Bonaventure
67.2- Average points scored by Duquesne
101- Fewest combined points (02/03/06 and 01/09/07)
168- Most combined points (01/22/98)
176.6- Number of miles between venues
328- Days since last game
3,412- Total points scored by St. Bonaventure
3,561- Total points scored by Duquesne
6,973- Total points scored by both teams
12,845- Days since the series began

Coming off a 55-38 win at UMass on Thursday ... Mariah Ruff led the Bonnies with 17 points, six assists and five rebounds in the victory... 4-4 at home this season ... Ruff is sixth in the Atlantic 10 Conference with 4.2 assists per game and seventh in 3-pointers with 1.9 per game ... St. Bonaventure is averaging 53.8 ppg for the season.

Points: Mariah Ruff (13.2)
Rebounds: Gabby Richmond (7.0)
Assists: Mariah Ruff (4.2)
Steals: Matea Britvar (1.0)
Blocks: Jenny Vliet (0.77)
3-Pointers: Mariah Ruff (1.9)

Points/Margin: 53.8/-5.1
Rebounds/Margin: 36.4/-2.3
Assists/Margin: 12.3/-2.0
Steals/Margin: 5.7/-2.0

This is the 54th game between the Dukes and Bonnies..

Overall: Duquesne leads 34-19
in Olean: St. Bonaventure leads 13-10
in Pittsburgh: Duquesne leads 20-5
in Philadelphia: Duquesne leads 3-1
in Edinboro: Duquesne leads 1-0
in the A-10 Championship: Duquesne leads 5-1 in overtime: Duquesne leads 2-0

Duquesne and St. Bonaventure have had 15 games that have been decided by four points or less or in overtime.

January 8, 1987 - In the first Atlantic 10 Conference game between the two schools, the Duchesses snapped an 11-game A-10 losing streak in their 66-63 win at the Civic Arena.

February 8, 1987 - Amy Alger's 3-pointer at the beginning of double overtime put the Duchesses ahead for good in their 75-73 win at the Reilly Center. The win ended Duquesne's 20-game A-10 road losing streak.

December 19, 1987 - Playing for the fourth time in calendar year 1987, the Duchesses held off the Bonnies 68-66 at the Civic Arena.

January 30, 1988 - Down three with 21 seconds left, Duquesne's Melanie Bach hit a 3-pointer to tie the game at 64-64. However, Bona's Roni Hergenroeder hit an off balance jumper with 2 seconds left to give the Lady Bonnies a 66-64 at the Reilly Center.

February 3, 1990 - Darcie Vincent hit a pair of free throws in the waning seconds to give the Duchesses a 78-76 win and stop a program-long 14-game losing streak at the Palumbo Center.

January 30, 1997 - Despite leading by 14 points at halftime, St. Bonaventure shot 67 percent in the 2nd half to steal an 82-78 win at the Reilly Center.

January 22, 1998 - Kelly Eberhardt's free throws with 1:56 left put Duquesne ahead for good in their 86-82 win at the Palumbo Center.

March 3, 2000 - Meeting for the first time in 13 years in the A-10 Championship, the Bonnies came away with a 67-63 win in Philadelphia.

March 2, 2001 - With 20 seconds remaining, St. Bonaventure hit a 3-pointer to tie the game at 55-55. On the ensuing possession, Shiri Sharon hit a reverse layup with :02 on the clock for the 57-55 win in the opening round of the Atlantic 10 Championship in Philadelphia.

March 1, 2002 - Meeting for the third straight year at A-10s, Candace Futrell made a running layup with 23.7 seconds left and Beth Friday added a foul shot with 6.6 to go to give the Dukes a 77-75 win in Philadelphia.

January 23, 2003 - The Dukes held off a late Bonnies run to come away with a 79-75 win at the Reilly Center.

January 30, 2008 - St. Bonaventure's Dana Mitchell made a pair of foul shots with 0.2 seconds remaining to give the Bonnies a 62-61 victory over Duquesne at the Reilly Center.

February 13, 2008 - Kristi Little's 3-pointer at the horn was off as St. Bonaventure took a 69-66 win at the Palumbo Center. The Dukes scored the first basket of the game, but would not lead the rest of the way.

February 18, 2009 - SBU's Dana Mitchell would score on a driving layup to tie the game at 60-60 with 11 seconds to play and send it into overtime. The Dukes scored the first five points of OT. The Bonnies had a chance to tie the game, but missed their final two shots inside of two seconds.

February 15, 2014 - April Robinson's shot with four seconds remaining fell short as St. Bonaventure overcame a 22-point 2nd half deficit to defeat Duquesne 63-62 at the Reilly Center.

The Dukes return home to host Richmond on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 7:00 PM.

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