Recap - Duquesne Defeats Appalachian State 79-55
The battle between Duquesne and Appalachian State didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Appalachian State was handed a 79-55 defeat on Thursday at A.J. Palumbo Center.
Duquesne was a 11.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Duquesne got 22 points from Ovie Soko and another 14 points from Tra'Vaughn White. Derrick Colter contributed 4 assists, while Ovie Soko cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Appalachian State got an 18-point performance from Tab Hamilton, who was supported by 12 points from Chris Burgess. Mike Neal had 5 assists in a losing cause for Appalachian State, while Tommy Spagnolo grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Duquesne were victorious, as the score was 49-24 at the break.
Duquesne won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 52-33.