Tarin Smith made 4 three-pointers and completed with 20 factors and freshman Eric Williams Jr. had his fourth double-double to steer Duquesne to a seventy three-fifty nine win over Stetson on Wednesday night time.
Williams had eleven factors, a profession-excessive sixteen rebounds, 4 assists and two steals for Duquesne (four-three). Mike Lewis II added 17 factors, together with 4 3s.
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Lewis made a three-pointer to open the scoring and the Dukes by no means trailed. Six Duquesne gamers scored — together with two 3s by Smith — throughout a sixteen-5 run that made it 37-21 late within the first half and the Hatters trailed by no less than 9 factors all through the second half. Divine Myles made again-to-again layups earlier than Abayomi Iyiola added one other to trim Stetson’s deficit to forty nine-forty with 14 minutes to go, however Smith scored seven consecutive factors to push the result in sixteen factors and Jordan Robinson’s dunk made it 70-50 with 1:fifty two remaining.
Myles, the lone Stetson (6-5) participant to attain in double figures, had 22 factors on 10-of-17 capturing. The remainder of the Hatters starters mixed to shoot 21.7 % from the sector.