Duquesne fans, feel free to exhale now. Freshman standout Mike Lewis II announced via Twitter that he will be staying at Duquesne for his sophomore season. Lewis had requested to contact other schools during Duquesne’s coaching search.
— Mike Lewis II® (@MrEightball_) April 4, 2017
Lewis averaged 14.1 points per game in his freshman season and was named to the 2017 Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team. Following Keith Dambrot’s introductory press conference, Lewis told reporters that it was likely that he would stay at Duquesne.