PITTSBURGH -- Derrick Colter went 8-of-12 from the field and scored 23 points as Duquesne beat Abilene Christian 94-75 on Saturday in the season opener for both teams.
Duquesne scored the game's first 12 points and raced to a 41-16 lead in the first half. The Dukes led 54-29 at halftime and were up by as many as 31 in the second half.
Duquesne improved to 76-4 in home openers with the win.
Abilene Christian shot under 35 percent from the field in its first game as a Division I affiliate. Harrison Hawkins led the Wildcats with 26 points.