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Duquesne hosts St. Francis in NEC action on Saturday.
The Duquesne Dukes host the St. Francis Red Flash in their NEC home opener on Saturday afternoon. The Dukes will look to go 2-0 in conference play after defeating Bryant last Saturday.
The Dukes are 3-1 on the season and have won three-straight after giving up 47 second-half points in a loss to Old Dominion to begin the season. Since then, the Dukes' defense has been solid, giving up just 48 total points in the last three games.
St. Francis is also looking for 2-0 in conference play, as they beat Bryant in Week 2. The Red Flash are 2-2 overall after suffering a 46-17 loss to Towson last Saturday.
The two teams have faced each other 38 times, with Duquesne taking 32 of those games. The Dukes beat St. Francis 41-14 last season.
Game time, TV channel: 1:10 p.m. ET, the game will not be televised, but can be streamed for a fee at Duquesne's official athletic site.
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