Roland carries Northeastern past Drexel 90-66
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jordan Roland had 26 points as Northeastern easily defeated Drexel 90-66 on Saturday. Vasa Pusica added 21 points for the Huskies. Pusica also had nine rebounds for the...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman had 32 points as Hofstra narrowly defeated Drexel 80-77 to earn at least a share of the Colonial Athletic Association title on Thursday night.
Wynter scores 19 to lift Drexel over Delaware 68-60
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Camren Wynter registered 19 points and eight rebounds as Drexel beat Delaware 68-60 on Saturday.
Alihan Demir had 13 points for Drexel (13-16, 7-9 Colonial Athletic...
Howard lifts Towson over Drexel 92-77
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Tobias Howard scored a career-high 26 points as Towson beat Drexel 92-77 on Saturday. Brian Fobbs added 25 points for the Tigers.
Howard hit 8 of 10 free throws.
Nakye Sanders had 17 points and 10 rebounds for Towson (10-17, 6-8 Colonial Athletic Association).
Towson dominated the first half and led 46-19 at the break. The Dragons' 19 first-half points marked a season low for the team.
Brantley carries Charleston over Drexel 86-84
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jarrell Brantley had 22 points as Charleston narrowly defeated Drexel 86-84 on Saturday.
Trevor John pulled Drexel to 86-84 with 4.9 seconds left on a pair of free throws following Brantley's flagrant 1 foul. John then took the inbounds pass at the top of the arc, dribbled twice and tossed an awkward 3-point shot that hit the glass at the buzzer.
Drexel beats UNC Wilmington 69-57
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alihan Demir had 20 points on 9-of-14 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds to help Drexel beat UNC Wilmington 69-57 on Thursday night.
The Dragons (12-13, 6-6 Colonial Athletic Association) took the lead for good on Coletrane Washington's 3-pointer with 9:53 left in the game. That sparked an 8-0 run to make it 53-46 for Drexel. Three times, the Seahawks (8-17, 4-8) closed the gap to five, but Drexel pulled away for good with a 10-4 run in the final 3½ minutes.
Doles sparks Drexel comeback, tops Towson 72-66
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alihan Demir had 22 points and 16 rebounds, Jarvis Doles scored eight of his 16 points during a key run and Drexel erased an 11-point, second-half deficit to beat Towson 72-66 on Thursday night.
Harper scores final 10 as Drexel stuns Charlotte, 79-78
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Troy Harper scored 10 of his 17 points in the last three minutes as Drexel rallied from seven points down to clip Charleston 79-78 when Harper scored three straight free throws with one second remaining on Thursday night.
Harper was 5 of 13 from the floor but made 7 of 8 free throws. Trevor John led the Dragons (8-10, 2-3 Colonial Athletic Association) with 22 points and five 3-pointers, Alihan Demir added 20.
Harper scores 21, Demir 19; Drexel beats Elon, 79-65
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Troy Harper scored 21 points and Alihan Demir added 19 points and eight rebounds, and Drexel defeated Elon 79-65 on Thursday night.
Trevor John added 12 points, all on 3-pointers, and James Butler scored 10 for Drexel (7-9, 1-2 Colonial Athletic Association).
Nathan Priddy had team highs of 14 points, eight rebounds and six assists for the Phoenix (5-11, 1-2). Steven Santa Ana added 13 points and Sheldon Eberhardt scored 12.
Northeastern beats Drexel 93-83 in CAA opener
BOSTON (AP) — Vasa Pusica scored 29 points, Anthony Green had a career-high 21 points and 11 rebounds and Northeastern beat Drexel 93-83 on Friday night in a Colonial Athletic Association opener.
Northeastern (7-6, 1-0) has won seven consecutive CAA-openers and has beaten Drexel in seven of their last eight games. The Dragons (6-8, 0-1) have lost four of their last five games.
Demir, Drexel rally from 16-point deficit, beat Quinnipiac
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Alihan Demir scored 15 of his career-high 26 points in the second half to help Drexel overcome a 16-point deficit and beat Quinnipiac 92-83 on Sunday night at the Basketball Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase.
Troy Harper scored 19 points — including 13 after halftime — and Freshman Camren Wynter had 18 points, seven rebounds, six assists and a season-high four steals for Drexel (6-5).
John’s 7 3s lead Drexel past Loyola (Md) 95-86
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Trevor John hit 7 of 9 3-pointers for a career-high 21 points and hot-shooting Drexel defeated Loyola-Maryland 95-86 on Wednesday night.
Alihan Demir led the Dragons (5-4) with 24 points but it was John, a graduate transfer from Cal Poly that had never scored more than 10 points for the Mustangs, who stole the show.
John entered the game 30 of 66 from 3-point range, including an 8 of 10 game, and upped his season percent to 49 and his scoring average to 13.9.
Demir with 17 points, Drexel beats Robert Morris 82-69
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alihan Demir scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Drexel beat Robert Morris 82-69 on Saturday.
Demir was 6 of 15 from the field for the Dragons (4-4). Troy Harper added 14 points, four rebounds and four assists, Trevor John had 13 points and seven rebounds and James Butler and Camren Wynter scored 11 points apiece.
The Dragons trailed 17-10 early in the first half but rallied 15-7 in the final seven minutes to take a 42-34 lead at halftime.
NJIT goes to 7-1, holds the line against Drexel, 70-67
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mohamed Brendary converted two clutch free throws and Shyquan Gibbs and Shawndale Jones each hit one of two from the line as NJIT continued its best start since moving to Division I by holding off Drexel, 70-67 on Wednesday night.
The Highlanders are off to their best start since 1994-95, when they competed in Division III, and now are 4-0 on the road for the first time since 1988-89.
Freshman Wynter leads Drexel past Boston University 86-67
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Freshman Camren Wynter had 22 points, eight rebounds and nine assists — all season highs — and Drexel beat Boston University 86-67 on Wednesday for its third straight win.
James Butler added 17 points and eight rebounds for Drexel (3-2), which opened the season with losses to Eastern Michigan and Rutgers. Zach Walton scored 13, Trevor John 12 and Alihan Demir 11. The Dragons play at Bowling Green on Sunday.
Drexel beats back La Salle with Demir at end in 89-84 win
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Troy Harper scored 24 points and Alihan Demir added 21 and Drexel beat La Salle 89-84 on Saturday.
Demir scored 14 points of his points in a 4½-minute span at the end.
Pookie Powell's timely jumpers brought La Salle within three points on two occasions, the second time making the score 68-65. But Demir made a pair of free throws and a layup, Powell another shot, as was the case for Demir, and the Dragons led 74-67.
Drexel slips past William & Mary 91-79
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Tramaine Isabell scored 23 points, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out eight assists to help Drexel slip past William & Mary for a 91-79 win Saturday.
Drexel (11-14, 5-7 Colonial Athletic Association) trailed most of the game but stayed close, overtaking William & Mary for good on Alihan Demir's layup with 3:44 remaining to go up 72-71. The Dragons then scored 11 of the next 13 points and hung on.
Isabell scores a career-high 40 to lead Drexel over Elon
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tramaine Isabell scored a career-high 40 points — including 10 of Drexel's last 16 — and the Dragons beat Elon 83-79 on Thursday night.
Steven Santa Ana made a pair of free throws and Sheldon Eberhardt hit a 3-pointer to give the Phoenix a 72-67 lead with 3:57 left. That's when Isabell went on his own 10-0 run in consecutive possessions: he made a 3-pointer, 1 of 2 free throws, another 3 and ended with three free throws after he was fouled by Eberhardt behind the arc.
Lewis gives James Madison 75-73 win over Drexel
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Matt Lewis scored 20 points, including the go-ahead bucket, and James Madison beat Drexel 75-73 on Saturday.
Lewis made a short leaner then added two free throws with 14 seconds remaining to lead 75-71. Kurk Lee scored with eight seconds remaining for Drexel and JMU's Banks missed two free throws but Troy Harper's heave from just past halfcourt went off the rim.
There were 20 lead changes and 17 ties in a game neither team led by more than five.
Martin, Starr lead Towson to 90-68 rout of Drexel
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Zane Martin totaled 18 points, five rebounds and four assists and Brian Starr added 16 points and six boards to power Towson to a 90-68 romp over Drexel on Thursday night.
Mike Morsell and Justin Gorham each scored 13 for the Tigers (14-6, 4-3 Colonial Athletic Association), while Deshaun Morman scored 12.
William & Mary cruises to 85-63 victory over Drexel
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — David Cohn tied his season high with 26 points on 10-of-14 shooting and Nathan Knight finished with a double-double to propel William & Mary to an 85-63 victory over Drexel on Sunday.
Lee has 5 of his 22 in OT; Drexel tops College of Charleston
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kurk Lee scored five of his 22 points in overtime and Alihan Demir finished with a career-high 20 points to help Drexel beat College of Charleston 87-82 on Friday night.
Tramaine Isabell and Troy Harper scored 14 points apiece and Austin Williams had 10 points, 13 rebounds, four blocks and three steals for Drexel (7-9, 1-2 Colonial Athletic Association). The Dragons snapped a three-game skid.
Isabell scores 35 points, leads Drexel over Rider 89-77
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tramaine Isabell scored a career-high 35 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Drexel to an 89-77 victory over Rider on Saturday.
Isabell was 11 of 18 from the floor and made four 3-pointers. Sammy Mojica added 22 points on 7-of-14 shooting and Austin Williams chipped in 12 points for Drexel (4-4).
Tyere Marshall scored 23 points and Dimencio Vaughn had 20 to lead Rider (5-3). Frederick Scott and Jordan Allen added 10 points apiece.
Williams dunk, block help Drexel hold off Lafayette 68-67
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Austin Williams slammed home the winning points on a dunk with 13 seconds left to play and then blocked a shot at the other end as Drexel held on for a 68-67 win over Lafayette Wednesday night.
Tramaine Isabell led the Dragons, who were playing their first home game since Nov. 13, with 19 points and Williams added 15plus 10 rebounds and blocked three shots. Alihan Demir and Sammy Mojica scored 12 and 10 points, respectively.