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Duquesne held off late Fordham rally for 75-72 victory

NEW YORK (AP) Mike Lewis II scored five of his 15 points and forced a key turnover in the final minutes as Duquesne held off a late Fordham rally for a 75-72 victory on Friday night in an Atlantic 10 opener.

The Dukes had a 12-point halftime lead and led 53-43 midway through the second half. Fordham used a 23-11 run and led 66-64 with about three minutes left. Lewis hit a 3-pointer, Emile Blackman made a layup and Duquesne regained the lead, 69-66 with 1:15 remaining. Lewis had a steal then made a pair of free throws with 21 seconds left, and Blackman made four free throws to seal it.

Blackman scored 17 points to lead Duquesne (8-6). Kale Abrahamson had 12 points and 10 rebounds for his first career double-double.

Javontae Hawkins, who hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer, had 18 points for the Rams (6-8).

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Duquesne 403575
home team logo Fordham 284472
Team Stats
away team logo Duquesne 16-9 73.3 PPG 38.9 RPG 14.1 APG
home team logo Fordham 10-14 68.4 PPG 35.9 RPG 11.8 APG
Key Players
50
E. Williams Jr. 12.8 PPG 7.9 RPG 1.2 APG 39.6 FG%
3
N. Honor 15.9 PPG 2.2 RPG 3.0 APG 39.0 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
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Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB