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A-10 schedule features home games vs. La Salle, St. Louis

Written by Stephen J. Nesbitt on .

The Duquesne men’s basketball team will play host to NCAA Tournament teams La Salle (Jan. 12) and Saint Louis (Jan. 25) as part of the 16-game Atlantic 10 schedule released Thursday afternoon.

The Dukes and second-year head coach Jim Ferry will open conference play Jan. 8 with a visit from Fordham. Four days later, in come the Explorers, who reached the Sweet Sixteen this spring.

As part of the Atlantic 10 package, Duquesne will appear on television a minimum of four times, including the home game against La Salle. Also announced Thursday was that the Dukes will play a conference game against Dayton at CONSOL Energy Center on Feb. 22 -- this in addition to the Nov. 30 game there against Pitt.

The Atlantic 10 Championship will be played at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. on March 12-15, with all 13 teams participating.

Full schedule here.

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