Duquesne 41 34 75
Fordham 47 35 82
Date of game: 1/9/2013

Recap: Fordham vs. Duquesne

Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - Chris Gaston recorded a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds as the Fordham Rams defeated the Duquesne Dukes, 82-75, in the Atlantic 10 opener for both teams at Rose Hill Gym.

Gaston was 9-of-12 from the field and tallied two blocks and two steals for the Rams (5-11, 1-0 A-10), who have won their last three home games. Branden Frazier also recorded a double-double with 16 points and 13 assists. Ryan Canty added 12 points and eight boards.

Derrick Colter just missed a double-double of his own with 17 points and nine assists for the Dukes (7-8, 0-1), who lost their third in a row. Kadeem Pantophlet managed 13 points and six rebounds, while Sean Johnson added 12 points.

Fordham led 47-41 at halftime after shooting 57.1 percent from the floor and blocking seven Duquesne shot attempts.

The Rams outscored the Dukes 35-34 in the second half, shooting 48.3 percent from the field and holding on for the win.

Fordham shot at an efficient 53.1 percent from the floor throughout the game while holding Duquesne to 37.8 percent. It also held a commanding 49-34 rebounding advantage.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
Kahne gets three-year extension from Hendrick

Kasey Kahne will continue to drive for Hendrick Motorsports through the 2018 Sprint Cup season, signing a three-year contract extension on Thursday.

Fitzgerald questionable for Cards-Seahawks

The Arizona Cardinals remain unsure as to whether they'll have Larry Fitzgerald available for Sunday's key NFC West clash with the Seattle Seahawks.

Ibanez among Rays manager finalists

Longtime major league outfielder Raul Ibanez is one of three finalists for the vacant Tampa Bay Rays managerial position, the team announced Friday.

Avs' Tanguay has facial fracture

Colorado Avalanche head coach Patrick Roy announced Friday that forward Alex Tanguay has a facial fracture and won't play in Saturday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.