|Duquesne vs Saint Joseph's Final: 85-84 - Recap|
Duquesne earned a 85-84 victory over Saint Joseph's on Saturday, getting 17 points from Michael Hughes at A.J. Palumbo Center.
Bettors who backed Duquesne were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of -2.5.
Marcus Weathers had 15 points for Duquesne and Tavian Dunn-Martin chipped in with 15 points. Sincere Carry had 6 assists for them, while Michael Hughes was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Saint Joseph's got 28 points from Charles Brown, Jr. in a losing cause and another 14 points from Lamarr Kimble. Jared Bynum contributed 8 assists for them, while Anthony Longpre had 9 rebounds.
Duquesne was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
Saint Joseph's won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-32.
Duquesne looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Richmond. Saint Joseph's will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Davidson.