February 8, 2008 |
Looking to get back into the win column last night at the Daskalakis Athletic Center, Drexel's basketball team was tied with George Mason with six minutes left. That was as close as the Dragons got. The visitors took control as Patriots forward Folarin Campbell made two big shots to help his team break the game open in a 75-65 victory. Drexel, which lost its sixth straight game, is 9-15 overall and 2-10 in the Colonial Athletic Association. With its seventh win in eight games, George Mason improved to 17-6 and 9-3, moving into a tie for second with William & Mary.
December 22, 2009
Kamile Nacickaite scored 26 points to lead Drexel past Bucknell, 67-54, in a women's basketball game at the Daskalakis Athletic Center yesterday. Gabriela Marginean added 24 in a win that improves the Dragons to 5-4. Joyce Novacek scored 17 points and Cosima Higham added 11 to lead Bucknell (2-8).
March 23, 2013 |
Hollie Mershon scored 15 points Thursday night as Drexel opened play in the Women's NIT with a 59-50 victory over Iona (20-13) at the Daskalakis Athletic Center. Taylor Wootton scored 13 points and Fiona Flanagan 11 for Drexel (23-10), which will host Harvard on Saturday at 7 p.m.
December 29, 2009
Who: La Salle (7-4) vs. Cornell (9-2) When: 4 o'clock Where: Tom Gola Arena TV/Radio: None/WHAT (1340-AM) Who: Drexel (6-6) vs. Rhode Island (9-1) When: 7 o'clock Where: Daskalakis Athletic Center TV/Radio: Comcast Network/ www.drexeldragons.com Who: Saint Joseph's (4-6) at Siena (7-4) When: 7 o'clock Where: Times Union Center, Albany, N.Y. TV/Radio: None/WNTP (990-AM)
February 1, 2011
Drexel will host Kent State in an ESPN BracketBusters game on Friday, Feb. 18, at 9 p.m. in the Daskalakis Athletic Center. ESPNU will televise the game. After winning at Hofstra on Saturday, the Dragons are 14-7 this season, 6-5 in the Colonial Athletic Association. Dartaye Ruffin scored 15 points and had 14 rebounds in the win. The freshman was named the CAA Rookie of the Week for the fourth time this season. Kent State (14-7, 5-2 Mid-American Conference) has won five of its last six games; it has a victory this season over South Florida, and its losses include a three-point decision to Florida.
December 2, 2009
Antonia Gale's 18 points weren't enough as Georgetown defeated La Salle, 71-40, in women's basketball action at the Tom Gola Arena yesterday. Gale was the only player to reach double figures for the Explorers (1-6). She shot 3-for-5 from the field and 11-for-12 from the line. Sugar Rodgers led Georgetown (6-2) with 17 points and Rubylee Wright added 15. La Salle also announced sophomore forward Jenna Gilbert's intent to transfer at the end of the semester. In five games this season, Gilbert scored 17 points and pulled down 12 rebounds in 14 minutes.
April 16, 2008 |
It was a festive occasion yesterday for the Drexel University community as well as University City. Drexel president Constantine Papadakis and Gen. Jessica L. Wright of the Pennsylvania National Guard signed a 50-year lease that gave the school the go-ahead to turn the Philadelphia Armory into a basketball arena and convocation center. The event was held at the armory, which is on 33d street, across the street and one block up from the 2,300-seat Daskalakis Athletic Center, where the Dragons' men's and women's teams now play.
November 13, 2012
DREXEL HAS received an oral commitment for next basketball season from a 6-4 point guard described by his high school coach as possibly "one of the biggest steals in the country. " Last season as a junior, Major Canady averaged 13 points, 10 rebounds and 13 assists for Kiski Prep in Saltsburg, Pa., east of Pittsburgh. Coach Daryn Freedman said Monday he also averaged "nine to 10 steals. " Freedman, a former student manager for coach Bruiser Flint when the latter coached at Massachusetts, said Stanford, Pittsburgh, South Florida and Virginia Tech were pursuing Canady.
November 30, 2009 |
Ryan Wittman scored 18 points and Jeff Foote added 15 yesterday as Cornell registered a 61-54 victory over Drexel at the Daskalakis Athletic Center. Wittman, the son of former NBA player Randy Wittman, went 2 for 4 from three-point range for the Big Red (5-2), who finished 6 for 14 from beyond the arc in the Legends Classic. Cornell, which won its third straight game, also hit 9 of 11 free throws, which helped overcome 40.4 percent shooting from the field (23 for 57). Drexel (3-4)
December 18, 2009 |
Solomon Alibi equaled a career high with 22 points to lead Florida State to a 76-72 victory over Auburn last night in Tallahassee, Fla. Alibi scored all but two of his points in the second half but got little help as the Seminoles (9-2) blew a 12-point lead. Alibi, in one stretch, scored nine straight points, including a pair of free throws that broke the last of two second- half ties at 63-63. Frankie Sullivan and DeWayne Reed scored 17 points each for Auburn (5-5). Elsewhere: Marquis Hall scored 17 points, propelling Lehigh to a 66-58 victory over Dartmouth in Bethlehem, Pa. . . . Jake Cohen scored a career high of 23 points, and Steve Rossiter had 12 points and 11 rebounds to lead Davidson in a 90-49 rout of the College of New Jersey in Davidson, N.C. Women Princeton 66, Drexel 49 - Niveen Rasheed scored 27 points to send Princeton (8-2)