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Fordham University Men’s Basketball Falls to Duquesne, 86-62

Fordham men’s Basketball Huddle. Photo by: Stacy Podelski/1495 Sports

The Fordham University Men’s Basketball team fell to Duquesne by a final of 86-62 in College Basketball action on Thursday.

In their first meeting the Rams had a tremendous defensive effort by also saw a losing score of 48-45. For this second game Duquesne was able to find more of a scoring touch recording 48 points in the First half.

With the loss Fordham falls to a 1-8 overall mark and 1-8 in the A-10 Conference, while Duquesne improved to a 5-6 overall mark and 4-5 in Conference play.

Leading the way for the Rams offense was Chris Austin, who had 19 points, hitting four three-pointers. Ty Perry followed with 13 points and Joel Soriano had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

Austin has been playing well for Fordham as of late, as he has been able to score in double figures in six of the past seven games. The guard is also averaging 14. 3 ppg over the past seven games.

Soriano has been on a roll as well, as the sophomore was able to record his fifth double-double of the year. The forward has now been able to record a double-double in 10 of his last 15 games.

Fordham will continue their 2020-21 A-10 season on Sunday, January 31, when they travel to Richmond, Va. to take on the VCU rams in Wade Arena at 5:00 p.m.

For more information on the Fordham University Athletics Department fans are encouraged to click on the link seen here:

Fordham University Athletics – Official Athletics Website (fordhamsports.com)

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