Dunston had 15 points and 16 rebounds to lead Fordham to 75-74 victory over Duquesne

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NEW YORK (AP)—Bryant Dunston had 15 points and 16 rebounds to lead Fordham to a 75-74 victory over Duquesne on Saturday.

Brenton Butler scored 16 points and Sebastien Greene and Marcus Stout both had 15 for the Rams (8-8, 2-2 Atlantic 10).

Shawn James had 20 points and 10 rebounds for the Dukes (11-5, 1-2), while Gary Tucker added 14 points, Reggie Jackson had 11 and Kojo Mensah 10.

Butler’s 3-pointer closed the Rams’ 11-3 run to open second half. Fordham took the lead for good at 41-39 with 15:30 left and increased it to 67-56 on 3 by Stout with 6:28 to go.

Stout’s layup gave Fordham a 71-62 lead with 2:14 to go. Tucker’s free throw with 2 seconds left capped the Dukes’ 12-4 run and made it 75-74. Dunston missed two free throws with a second left but the Dukes’ wild shot at the buzzer wasn’t close.

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