Duquesne vs Fordham

Fordham 82, Duquesne 75

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NEW YORK (AP) - Chris Gaston scored 18 points with 10 rebounds, and Branden Frazier added 16 points and a career-high 13 assists as Fordham defeated Duquesne 82-75 Wednesday night in the teams' Atlantic 10 Conference opener.

The Rams (5-11, 1-0) never trailed in the second half after taking a 47-41 halftime lead.

After the Dukes (7-8, 0-1) got to within five points, 72-67, with 5:58 left, Frazier assisted on a jumper by Gaston and a 3-pointer by Bryan Smith to make it 77-67.

Gaston made 9 of 12 shots for Fordham, which shot 53.1 percent (34 of 64) to Duquesne's 37.8 percent (28 of 74) and outrebounded the Dukes 49-34.

Duquesne was able to stay close by committing just five turnovers to Fordham's 16.

Derrick Colter had 17 points and nine assists for Duquesne, which got 13 points from Kadeem Pantophlet and 12 from Sean Johnson.

Fordham's point total matched its season best.

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Scoreboard
Duquesne (7-8)413475
Fordham (5-11) «473582

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Duquesne Dukes
K. Pantophlet, F365-131-263313
A. Marhold, F143-51-34007
D. Colter, G337-190-039017
J. Jones, G311-41-22113
S. Johnson, G263-106-820312
J. Jones162-80-02134
M. Binney153-40-02217
M. Abele111-10-03012
M. Datt101-32-44024
Q. Winters82-71-10026
Totals 28-7412-2034161675
 37.8%60% 
Fordham Rams
C. Gaston, F379-120-2102218
R. Canty, F166-90-180212
B. Frazier, G406-142-2413116
M. Thomas, G333-61-24348
B. Smith, G293-110-05137
R. Rhoomes153-31-17017
T. Leonard142-53-56007
J. Short122-41-22017
J. Myers40-00-01200
Totals 34-648-1549211482
 53.1%53.3% 
Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Rhode Island0-03-17
Davidson0-02-112
Duquesne0-02-1244
St. Bona.0-02-1330
Saint Louis0-03-2129
UMass0-03-2148
George Mason0-03-3233
La Salle0-03-3123
VCU0-03-3232
Dayton0-02-2165
Saint Josephs0-02-2109
Geo. Wash.0-02-3190
Fordham0-01-3194
Richmond0-01-4240
 
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