Duquesne is 11-5, and at 2-1 is still very much in the Atlantic-10 chase. The Dukes travel to Richmond for another conference game Wednesday. The Dukes have won the last two, and are 3-2 over the last five. Two of those wins were by one point each. Five of their last six games have been decided by five or fewer points. Richmond lost its first two conference games but won its last game on the road. The Spiders are 7-9 overall.
Richmond has won the last seven games in this series. Duquesne's last win was in 2012.
Duquesne is led by Eric Williams Jr with 13.3 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. Michael Hughes is averaging 12.1 and six rebounds. Sincere Carry is averaging 11.2. Williams has made 32 three-pointers and is shooting 40 percent from there. Frank Hughes has made 28 threes. The Dukes have 132 three-pointers and is shooting 32 percent from behind the arc. The Dukes are shooting 43 percent overall.
Richmond is led by Grant Golden with 18.2 points per game and 7.1 rebounds. Jacob Gilyard is averaging 15.6 points, and Nathan Cayo is averaging 11.6. Jake Wojcik has made 38 three-pointers, and Gilyard has made 34 three-pointers. The Spiders are shooting 33 percent from behind the arc and 46 percent overall.
Neither team is a great rebounding team. Duquesne is averaging 35 rebounds per game, and Richmond is averaging 30. The Dukes are averaging 73.9 points and giving up 70.9. The Spiders are averaging 70.8 and giving up 69.7.