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La Salle Explorers @ Duquesne Dukes

Current Records: La Salle 14-14, Duquesne 16-11

How To Watch

  • When: Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at 7 p.m. ET
  • Where: UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
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  • Ticket Cost: $11.00

What to Know

La Salle has enjoyed a three-game homestand but will soon have to dust off their road jerseys. They and the Duquesne Dukes will face off in an Atlantic 10 battle at 7:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday at UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse. Duquesne took a loss in their last matchup and will be looking to turn the tables on La Salle, who comes in off a win.

Even though La Salle has not done well against the Rams recently (they were 2-8 in their previous ten matchups), they didn't let the past get in their way on Sunday. The Explorers blew past the Rams 84-61.

Multiple players turned in solid performances to lead La Salle to victory, but perhaps none more so than Rokas Jocius, who scored 20 points along with six rebounds and four blocks. Khalil Brantley was another key contributor, scoring 22 points along with five rebounds.

Meanwhile, the point spread may have favored Duquesne last Friday, but the final result did not. They took a 79-67 hit to the loss column at the hands of the Rams. Duquesne found out winning isn't easy when your shooting is a whole 17.4% worse than the opposition.

Despite their defeat, Duquesne saw several players rise to the challenge and make noteworthy plays. Dae Dae Grant, who scored 15 points along with two steals, was perhaps the best of all.

The Explorers pushed their record up to 14-14 with that win, which was their third straight at home. Those victories were due in large part to their offensive dominance across that stretch, as they averaged 79.3 points per game. As for the Dukes, their loss dropped their record down to 16-11.

La Salle is hoping to beat the odds on Wednesday, as the experts think they're headed for a loss. Neither team has fared well against the spread this season; they is 11-16, while Duquesne is 11-15.

While only La Salle took care of their fans the last time they played, neither team managed to cover. Looking forward, Duquesne is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by eight points. Neither team has fared well against the spread this season; they is 11-15, while La Salle is 11-16.


Duquesne is a big 8-point favorite against La Salle, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Dukes as a 8.5-point favorite.

The over/under is 142 points.

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Series History

La Salle has won 6 out of their last 10 games against Duquesne.

  • Mar 08, 2023 - La Salle 81 vs. Duquesne 70
  • Feb 22, 2023 - Duquesne 91 vs. La Salle 74
  • Mar 05, 2022 - La Salle 85 vs. Duquesne 76
  • Feb 24, 2021 - La Salle 85 vs. Duquesne 65
  • Feb 02, 2020 - Duquesne 71 vs. La Salle 69
  • Feb 13, 2019 - La Salle 73 vs. Duquesne 72
  • Jan 13, 2018 - Duquesne 101 vs. La Salle 94
  • Jan 07, 2017 - La Salle 88 vs. Duquesne 81
  • Mar 09, 2016 - La Salle 88 vs. Duquesne 73
  • Jan 26, 2016 - Duquesne 87 vs. La Salle 60