Gill scores 23 to lead Dukes past D-II Shippensburg in exhibition |

Gill scores 23 to lead Dukes past D-II Shippensburg in exhibition

Sophomore forward L.G. Gill scored a game-high 23 points and started a pivotal second-half run as Duquesne held off Division II Shippensburg, 72-69, in an exhibition game Friday at Palumbo Center.

With the Dukes trailing 53-51 with 10:30 to play, Gill hit a 3-pointer to begin a 17-1 run that put Duquesne ahead to stay.

Derrick Colter added 13 points and five assists, and Micah Mason had 13 points, five rebounds and four assists for the Dukes.

Senior center Dylan Edgar had 15 points and 12 rebounds to lead Shippensburg, a PSAC school coming off a 3-23 season.

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