2014–15 Duquesne Dukes women's basketball team

The 2014–15 Duquesne Dukes women's basketball team represented Duquesne University during the 2014–15 college basketball season. Dan Burt resumed the responsibility as head coach for a 2nd consecutive season. The Dukes are members of the Atlantic 10 Conference and played their home games at the A. J. Palumbo Center. They finished the season 23–11, 12–4 in A-10 play to finish in third place. They advanced to the semifinals of the A-10 Women's Tournament where they lost to Dayton. They were invited to the Women's National Invitation Tournament where they defeated Youngstown State in the first round, Richmond in the second round before losing to West Virginia in the third round.

2014–15 Duquesne Dukes women's basketball
Duquesne Dukes wordmark.svg
Ball State Classic Champions
WNIT, Third Round
ConferenceAtlantic 10 Conference
2014–15 record23–10 (12–4 A-10)
Head coachDan Burt (2nd season)
Assistant coaches
  • Eddie Benton (2nd season)
  • Matt Schmidt (2nd season)
  • Rachel Wojdowski (2nd season)
Home arenaPalumbo Center
Seasons
2014–15 Atlantic 10 women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 19 George Washington 15 1   .938     29 4   .879
Dayton 14 2   .875     28 7   .800
Duquesne 12 4   .750     23 11   .676
Fordham 11 5   .688     21 12   .636
Richmond 9 7   .563     19 14   .576
Rhode Island 8 8   .500     17 13   .567
Saint Joseph's 8 8   .500     13 17   .433
VCU 7 9   .438     16 14   .533
Saint Louis 7 9   .438     15 16   .484
St. Bonaventure 5 11   .313     15 15   .500
La Salle 5 11   .313     15 16   .484
George Mason 5 11   .313     13 17   .433
UMass 5 11   .313     12 18   .400
Davidson 1 15   .063     5 25   .167
2015 A10 Tournament winner
As of 30 March 2015; Rankings from AP Poll

2014–15 mediaEdit

Duquesne Dukes Sports NetworkEdit

All Duquesne Dukes home games and select road games will be broadcast by Red Zone Media with Alex Panormios and Tad Maurey providing the call. Road games not done by Red Zone Media can usually be heard on the home teams radio feed. Most home games will also be featured on the A-10 Digital Network. Select games will be televised.

2014–15 RosterEdit

2014–15 Duquesne Dukes women's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Year Previous school Hometown
G 2 Deva'Nyar Workman 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Jr Rading Reading, Pa.
G 3 Tanesha Sutton 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Fr Ss. Neumann and Goretti Philadelphia, Pa.
C 4 Jose-Ann Johnson 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Sr Father Michael Goetz Secondary Brampton, Ontario
F 5 Kyasia Duling 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) So New Albany Zanesville, Ohio
F 15 Amadea Szamosi 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) So Ciszterci Rend Pesi Nagy Lajos Gimnaziuma Pécs, Hungary
G 21 Erin Waskowiak 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Fr Bishop Canevin Pittsburgh, Pa.
G 22 Olivia Bresnahan 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Sr Butler Butler, Pa.
G 23 Belma Nurkic 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Sr Baldwin Pittsburgh, Pa.
G 32 April Robinson 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Jr West Springfield Springfield, Va.
F 35 Tyra Jones 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Fr Cody Detroit, Mich.
F 42 Stasia King 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Sr Harrisburg Harrisburg, Pa.
G 45 Emilie Gronas 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Jr Cowley C.C. Bergen, Norway
G 55 Brianna Thomas 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) So Notre Dame Ajax, Ontario
Head coach

Dan Burt (West Liberty State)

Assistant coach(es)

Eddie Benton (Vermont)
Matt Schmidt (West Liberty State)
Rachel Wojdowski (NYU)


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2014-09-14

ScheduleEdit

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Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
11/16/2014*
2:00 PM
Princeton L 62–79  0–1
Palumbo Center (1,116)
Pittsburgh, PA
11/19/2014*
7:00 PM
No. 23 Syracuse L 84–90  0–2
Palumbo Center (732)
Pittsburgh, PA
11/22/2014*
2:00 PM, ESPN3
at Green Bay L 52–84  0–3
Kress Events Center (1,914)
Green Bay, WI
11/25/2014*
7:00 PM
at Howard W 89–63  1–3
Burr Gymnasium (98)
Washington, D.C.
11/29/2014*
12:00 PM
vs. Jackson State
Ball State Classic semifinals
W 90–72  2–3
Worthen Arena (N/A)
Muncie, IN
11/30/2014*
3:00 PM
at Ball State
Ball State Classic championship
W 82–62  3–3
Worthen Arena (528)
Muncie, IN
12/03/2014*
11:00 AM
Kent State W 86–60  4–3
Palumbo Center (1,352)
Pittsburgh, PA
12/07/2014*
2:00 PM
Pittsburgh
City Game
W 87–77  5–3
Palumbo Center (821)
Pittsburgh, PA
12/10/2014*
7:00 PM, RTPT
at No. 23 West Virginia L 60–79  5–4
WVU Coliseum (1,322)
Morgantown, WV
12/14/2014*
1:00 PM
at Robert Morris W 71–57  6–4
Charles L. Sewall Center (319)
Moon Township, PA
12/18/2014*
7:00 PM
Saint Francis (PA) W 92–52  7–4
Palumbo Center (450)
Pittsburgh, PA
12/21/2014*
2:00 PM
at Providence L 56–67  7–5
Alumni Hall (324)
Providence, RI
12/28/2014*
2:00 PM
at Lehigh W 82–75  8–5
Stabler Arena (732)
Bethlehem, PA
01/03/2015
2:00 PM
at Rhode Island L 61–62  8–6 (0–1)
Ryan Center (366)
Kingston, RI
01/08/2015
7:00 PM
George Mason W 88–54  9–6 (1–1)
Palumbo Center (319)
Pittsburgh, PA
01/11/2015
2:00 PM
at Dayton L 67–78  9–7 (1–2)
UD Arena (1,894)
Dayton, OH
01/15/2015
7:00 PM
Saint Louis W 77–64  10–7 (2–2)
Palumbo Center (519)
Pittsburgh, PA
01/18/2015
4:00 PM, CBSSN
Saint Joseph's W 63–54  11–7 (3–2)
Palumbo Center (908)
Pittsburgh, PA
01/21/2015
7:00 PM
at George Washington L 56–83  11–8 (3–3)
Charles E. Smith Center (494)
Washington, D.C.
01/24/2015
2:00 PM
Davidson W 83–47  12–8 (4–3)
Palumbo Center (675)
Pittsburgh, PA
01/28/2015
7:00 PM
at St. Bonaventure W 76–63  13–8 (5–3)
Reilly Center (803)
Olean, NY
01/31/2015
2:00 PM
at Fordham W 56–46  14–8 (6–3)
Rose Hill Gymnasium (421)
Bronx, NY
02/07/2015
2:00 PM
VCU W 83–47  15–8 (7–3)
Palumbo Center (722)
Pittsburgh, PA
02/11/2015
7:00 PM
at La Salle W 72–66  16–8 (8–3)
Tom Gola Arena (266)
Philadelphia, PA
02/14/2015
1:00 PM
at Massachusetts W 69–49  17–8 (9–3)
Mullins Center (714)
Amherst, MA
02/18/2015
7:00 PM
Richmond W 58–51 OT 18–8 (10–3)
Palumbo Center (852)
Pittsburgh, PA
02/22/2015
2:00 PM
Rhode Island W 60–50  19–8 (11–3)
Palumbo Center (750)
Pittsburgh, PA
02/25/2015
7:00 PM
at Saint Joseph's L 49–60  19–9 (11–4)
Hagan Arena (751)
Philadelphia, PA
03/01/2015
2:00 PM
St. Bonaventure W 51–43  20–9 (12–4)
Palumbo Center (621)
Pittsburgh, PA
Atlantic 10 Tournament
03/06/2015
7:00 PM, ASN
vs. Rhode Island
Quarterfinals
W 66–53  21–9
Richmond Coliseum (1,692)
Richmond, VA
03/07/2015
1:30 PM, CBSSN
vs. Dayton
Semifinals
L 60–74  21–10
Richmond Coliseum (1,588)
Richmond, VA
WNIT
03/19/2015*
7:00 PM
at Youngstown State
First Round
W 72–54  22–10
Beeghly Center (1,797)
Youngstown, OH
03/24/2015*
7:00 PM
Richmond
Second Round
W 48–47  23–10
Palumbo Center (570)
Pittsburgh, PA
03/27/2015*
7:00 PM
at West Virginia
Third Round
L 39–60  23–11
WVU Coliseum (1,471)
Morgantown, WV
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

RankingsEdit

2014–15 NCAA Division I women's basketball rankings

Regular Season Polls
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Coaches NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Legend
  Increase in ranking
  Decrease in ranking
  No Change
(RV)   Received Votes
(NR)   Not Ranked

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit