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Duquesne vs. West Virginia final score: Dukes complete comeback after sleepy first half to beat Mountaineers

After being outscored by 13 points in the first half, Duquesne mounts a furious second-half comeback to top West Virginia, 60-56.

The Duquesne Dukes overcame a 13-point first half deficit behind Jeremiah Jones and Derrick Colter to top the West Virginia Mountaineers, 60-56, on Tuesday night.

Juwan Staten, who scored a team-high 13 points, and the Mountaineers got off to a fast start at the A.J. Pulumbo Center from Pittsburgh, leading by as many as 15 points early. Matt Humphrey and Gary Browne added 10 points each off the bench for West Virginia.

In the second half, however, it was a different story as Colter, who finished with 12 points, and Jones, who finished with 16, turned it on at the right time to complete the comeback. After a slow first half, the Dukes outscored the Mountaineers by 17 points in the second half.

The Dukes were helped by West Virginia's 28 percent field goal percentage in the second half as the Mountaineers fell to 4-4 on the season. The loss also snapped a three-game winning streak for West Virginia.

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