Duquesne coach Nee to step down

PITTSBURGH -- Danny Nee resigned Friday as Duquesne
University's basketball coach, one day before the Dukes will
conclude the worst season in school history.
Duquesne is 3-23 going into Saturday's season finale against
Saint Joseph's, its third season of single-figure victories in
Nee's five seasons at the school. Duquesne is 42-101 under Nee, a
head coach for 26 seasons at Ohio U., Nebraska, Robert Morris and
Despite Nee's lack of success, he was given a contract extension
in 2004 and had two seasons remaining on his current contract. He
will coach Saturday's game before leaving the school.
"As for the future, I plan to keep on working," Nee said
Friday. "The game of basketball has been -- and will continue to be
-- a big part of my life."