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Duquesne knocks off Bucknell 24-19

Sep 15, 2009 - 9:37 PM PITTSBURGH(AP) -- Dave Williams caught 11 passes for 145 yards and a touchdown to lead Duquesne to a season-opening 24-19 victory over Bucknell on Saturday night.

The Dukes broke a five-game losing streak in the series.

Connor Dixon replaced injured starter Kevin Rombach, who left with a concussion, and went 15 of 21 for 212 yards. Rombach was 7 of 10 for 110 yards and a 36-yard touchdown pass to Michael Rasky.

Dixon connected with Williams on a 35-yard touchdown to give the Dukes a 24-13 lead with 11:24 left in the fourth quarter.

Duquesne outgained Bucknell 429-360.

Bucknell's Marcello Trigg was 18 of 34 for 152 yards and a pair of touchdowns, and C.J. Hopson ran for a career-high 136 yards.

Trigg also scored on a 1-yard run to cut Duquesne's lead to 17-13 at halftime.






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    Bucknell 19, Duquesne 24  FinalSep 6 2:09 AM
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    Bucknell 19, Duquesne 24  FinalSep 6 1:49 AM


  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
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    BUCKNELL 7 6 0 6 19
    DUQUESNE 10 7 0 7 24 FINAL

    Bucknell 19, Duquesne 24  FinalSep 5 8:57 PM


  • NCAAF
    BUCKNELL 13
    DUQUESNE 24 11:17 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Bucknell 13, Duquesne 24  4th - 11:17Sep 5 8:17 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    BUCKNELL 7 6 0 13
    DUQUESNE 10 7 0 17 END, 3RD QTR

    Sep 5 8:17 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
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    BUCKNELL 7 6 13
    DUQUESNE 10 7 17 HALFTIME

    Bucknell 13, Duquesne 17  HalfSep 5 7:31 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
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    BUCKNELL 7 7
    DUQUESNE 10 10 END, 1ST QTR

    Bucknell 7, Duquesne 10  End of 1stSep 5 6:41 PM


  • NCAAF
    BUCKNELL 7
    DUQUESNE 7 12:31 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Bucknell 7, Duquesne 7  1st - 12:31Sep 5 6:16 PM