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Pitt basketball notebook

John Grupp
| Wednesday, December 6, 2006 12:00 a.m

&#149 This is the 75th meeting between Pitt and Duquesne, dating to 1932. Pitt has won 24 of the past 27 meetings, including the past five. Pitt leads the all-time series, 43-31.

&#149 A 12-year-old boy from Crafton will be sitting among the Pitt players and coaches as part of a Make-A-Wish Foundation. Greg, who is suffering from a heart aneurysm, had wished to be the coach for a day for the Pitt basketball team.

&#149 Pitt hasn’t lost to Duquesne in Oakland in 24 years, going 6-0 at Fitzgerald Field House and Petersen Events Center since a 72-62 loss to the Dukes in 1982.

Today’s game

Duquesne (2-4) at Pitt (8-0)

9 p.m.

Petersen Events Center

TV: FSN Pittsburgh

Radio: WWSW-FM (94.5), WBGG-AM (970), KQV-AM (1410)

Probable starters


Pos. Name Ht. PPG
F Mitchell 6-6 18.8
G/F Grote 6-6 15.0
G A. Jackson 6-2 12.7
G R. Jackson 5-10 7.2
G Tucker 6-0 6.2


Pos. Name Ht. PPG
F Kendall 6-10 5.9
F Cook 6-4 11.6
C Gray 7-0 16.8
G Graves 6-3 10.4
G Fields 5-10 6.5
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