PITTSBURGH (AP) Quevyn Winters and Derrick Colter scored 18 points apiece, and Duquesne defeated Youngstown State 84-74 Wednesday night in the subregional round of the Progressive Legends Classic.
Youngstown State (3-3) scored the game's first five points but Colter hit a 3-pointer, sparking a 20-4 run that put the Dukes ahead 20-9. Sean Johnson capped the run with a 3-pointer.
Duquesne (2-3) would never relinquish the lead, as the Dukes entered halftime with a 42-33 edge and held at least a six-point lead throughout the second half.
Martins Abele grabbed 10 boards in 14 minutes for Duquesne, which outrebounded Youngstown State 27-14 in the first half en route to a 53-29 rebounding advantage.
Duquesne had 19 offensive rebounds, which led to 21 second-chance points.
Kendrick Perry led Youngstown State with 15 points and Damian Eargle had 14 for the Penguins, who have lost three straight following a 3-0 start to the season.
The Redskins are very thin at running back right now.
Today at practice the Redskins had three running backs on the field. Rob Kelley and Kapri Bibbs are fully healthy while Chris Thompson is limited as he recovers from a broken leg he suffered last November.
Injuries have hit the depth at running back. The most recent casualty was Martez Carter, who was waived with an injury designation.
The move was surprising since Carter had some good runs against the Jets during their preseason game on Thursday and he did not appear to be injured during the game.
Coach Jay Gruden did not offer any more details as to what the injury to Carter was, only that he is no longer with the team.
Also sidelined with lower leg injuries are Samaje Perine and Byron Marshall. According to media reports, Perine will be out one week and Marshall for two to four. Gruden would not confirm the timelines, saying only that they are undergoing treatment and the timetable for their returns in unknown.
The Redskins will bring in some running backs to try out on Sunday. They will need at least one and probably two in order to get through the upcoming preseason game against the Broncos on Friday.
In other personnel moves, the Redskins waived linebacker Jeff Knox and defensive end Jalen Wilkerson and signed offensive tackle Kendall Calhoun, defensive back Darius Hillary, and wide receiver Allenzae Staggers.
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After lifting the Stanley Cup just over two months ago, something else very exciting has happened in Alex Ovechkin's life.
Saturday morning, Nastya and Alex Ovechkin welcomed their first child, a baby boy named Sergei, after Ovechkin's late brother.
Ovi spent this week practicing at the Florida Panthers' facilities with other NHL players living in the surrounding area.
After the Cup's visit to Moscow, Nastya and Alex settled down at their apartment in Miami, staying put and preparing for the birth.
The couple were married two years ago but didn't hold an official ceremony until July of last year. The celebration was as lavish as you'd expect.
She revealed her pregnancy shortly after the Cup victory, and has kept us up to date on life this summer via Instagram. A few weeks ago, the Ovechkins graced HELLO! Russia magazine, showing off Nastya's baby bump among their glamour shots.
Congratulations to Ovi and Nastya, and all our best wishes for health and happiness!
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