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Duquesne hosting first Dukes Madness on Thursday

Written by Stephen J. Nesbitt on .

The first-ever Dukes Madness three-on-three tournament hosted by the Duquesne men's and women's basketball programs will be held at the Palumbo Center on Thursday evening.

As of Tuesday night, there were still five slots for co-ed teams and two (or more) for men's teams.

Here's the full release:  


Duquesne students are invited to join the men's and women's basketball teams as they tip off the 2013-14 season with DUKES MADNESS on Thursday, October 17th at the Palumbo Center.

The first-of-its-kind event will feature a free, student-only 3-on-3 basketball tournament hosted by the men's and women's basketball programs and the DU Intramural Department.

DUKES MADNESS will not be just a tournament as there will also be giveaways, additional activities and plenty of free food. Register a team or cheer on the teams as they compete for prizes such as flat screen TVs, Flex Dollars and official Duquesne Adidas apparel.

The student body will also be treated to the "World Premier" of both the men's and women's 2013-14 intro videos on the Palumbo Center big screen.

You can sign up a team or two online Register Here. Stay tuned to our social media sites (@GoDuquesne on Twitter and Facebook) for more times and dates to sign up.

If you have any questions contact Nicole Bucholtz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Tim Fung in intramurals at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Stephen J. Nesbitt: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 412-290-2183 and Twitter @stephenjnesbitt.

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