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Charlie Brown Jr. leads St. Joe's to upset of Duquesne in Atlantic 10 Tournament

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Charlie Brown Jr. leads St. Joe's to upset of Duquesne in Atlantic 10 Tournament

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NEW YORK — Charlie Brown Jr. scored 28 points as 10th seeded Saint Joseph's upset 7th seeded Duquesne 92-86 in the third of four second round Atlantic 10 Tournament games Thursday.

Jared Bynum had 16 and Chris Clover added 15 for Saint Joseph's (14-18), who will meet second-seeded Davidson in a quarterfinal game Friday. The teams split the regular season series as both teams won at home.

Eric Williams Jr. led the Dukes (19-13) with 23 points. Lamar Norman Jr. added 18, and Marcus Weathers finished with 17.

The game was played at a high pace from the opening tipoff, as both teams looked to attack the rim. Saint Joseph's finished the game having shot 48 percent from the field (29 for 61) and 38 percent from 3 (11 for 29), while Duquesne made 47 percent of its shots (31 for 66), including 9 for 24 (38 percent) from 3.

Saint Joseph's used a 9-0 run over a 1:39 span late in the second half to turn a 75-74 lead into an 84-74 advantage. A Williams Jr. layup and free throw with 47 seconds left would bring Duquesne within five, 89-84, but Brown made two free throws, and Bynum would add another to put the game out of reach.

St. Joe's coughs up 15-point lead, stumbles to 0-4 in Atlantic 10

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St. Joe's coughs up 15-point lead, stumbles to 0-4 in Atlantic 10

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PITTSBURGH — Michael Hughes had 17 points and eight rebounds on Saturday and Duquesne overcame a 15-point deficit to beat Saint Joseph's 85-84.

The Dukes (11-5, 2-1 Atlantic 10) went on an 11-2 run to lead 82-75 on Hughes' pair of free throws with 44 seconds left in the game. The Hawks (7-9, 0-4) made three 3-pointers in the final 37 seconds, but Duquesne made 3 of 6 free throws which was enough to hand Saint Joseph's its fourth straight loss.

Saint Joseph's opened the game with a 22-7 lead. But the Dukes had a 17-2 run to erase the deficit and take the lead before halftime.

Marcus Weathers and Tavian Dunn-Martin added 15 points each for Duquesne. Weathers had seven rebounds and Dunn-Martin made 5 of 9 from 3-point range.

Charlie Brown led Saint Joseph's with 28 points. Jared Bynum and Lamarr Kimble added 14 points each.

Shavar Newkirk stars in St. Joe's win over Duquesne

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Shavar Newkirk stars in St. Joe's win over Duquesne

Shavar Newkirk had 26 points and a career-high ten assists and Saint Joseph's rolled in an 82-75 victory over Duquesne on Saturday night for its third-straight win.

Newkirk was 7 of 15 from the field, made 10 of 11 free throws and collected his third double-double. Nick Robinson had season highs with 16 points and 11 rebounds for Saint Joseph's (12-14, 7-7 Atlantic 10 Conference).

Rene Castro-Caneddy scored 21 points to lead Duquesne (15-12, 6-8), which has lost six of its last seven. Eric Williams Jr. added 18 points and 12 rebounds.

Robinson's 3-pointer gave the Hawks a double-digit lead with 11:44 remaining in the first half, but Duquesne closed the half on a 10-4 surge to pull to 36-31. The Dukes stayed within single digits before Saint Joseph's pulled away with a 12-3 surge and had a 13-point lead with 2:45 left.