February 7, 2015 |
Damion Lee had 16 points and eight rebounds and the Drexel Dragons hung on to beat Elon, 67-63, Thursday night in Elon, N.C., for their fourth straight win. Drexel (8-14 overall, 6-5 Colonial Athletic Association) went on a 17-6 run early - including seven points from Lee - to open a 26-14 lead. But Elon recovered with a 10-2 run just before the half and trailed by 31-26 at intermission. A 10-2 run from the Dragons midway through the second half, featuring a layup and jumper from Tavon Allen, turned a three-point game into a 49-38 lead for Drexel.
December 30, 2014 |
AN ANNOUNCED audience of 1,101 preferred watching Drexel-Iona basketball yesterday instead of the Eagles-Giants game on television. What the fans at the Daskalakis Athletic Center saw was predictable: Iona rolled to an 81-62, nonconference victory. Iona (8-4) entered the game averaging 85.5 points per game. Junior A.J. English, from Wilmington, was leading the nation in scoring (23.4 points per game). Despite its record, Drexel (now 2-9) had been limiting opponents to 62.2 ppg. The Dragons' problem has been offensively, where Damion Lee (19.9)
February 10, 2014 |
It was a game of two different halves on Saturday at the Daskalakis Athletic Center, as the Drexel Dragons downed the visiting James Madison Dukes, 78-60, in Colonial Athletic Association play. Clinging to a 36-35 lead at halftime, Drexel used an offensive explosion in the second half to outscore the visitors, 42-25, and grab the victory. Drexel improved to 13-10 and 5-5 in CAA play. Chris Fouch netted 19 of his 26 total points after intermission to lead the Dragons. Fouch connected on 8 of 15 shots from the floor, including 5 of 10 from three-point distance.
December 31, 2013 |
When Frantz Massenat's three-pointer hit the rim in the waning seconds, the Drexel Dragons could only shrug. They had already seen 12 others just like it on Sunday afternoon. Drexel couldn't buy a clutch bucket - or a three-pointer - as the Dragons fell to Buffalo, 55-52, at the Daskalakis Athletic Center. Drexel shot just 1 for 14 from three-point range in the game and 0 for 7 in the second half. Coach Bruiser Flint wasn't upset with the shot selection, though. "It's not like we were forcing three-point shots," he said.
April 5, 2013 |
THE DREXEL Dragons have done it again. After claiming their first-ever SEC victory against Auburn last Saturday, the Drexel women knocked off another big-time SEC program, defeating the Florida Gators, 67-57, in the Women's National Invitational Tournament semifinals Wednesday night at a lively Daskalakis Athletic Center. "We feel the CAA is owed a little bit more respect," said head coach Denise Dillon, who is in her 10th year with the program. "I think we have shown that the CAA is better than they may be given credit.
November 13, 2012
FOR THE first time in 40 years, the Drexel Dragons will be going to the men's NCAA Division I soccer tournament. Drexel (12-3-3), which earned an at-large berth by winning the Colonial Athletic Association's regular-season title, will take on Brown at Vidas Field (43rd and Powelton), 4 p.m. on Thursday in its first NCAA game since 1972. The Dragons, who are facing Brown for the first time, are guided by third-year coach Doug Hess, the CAA's co-coach of the year. Unlike Drexel, Brown (12-2-3)
March 6, 2012
"We gonna play with some toughness or what?" - Drexel coach Bruiser Flint, to his team at halftime RICHMOND, Va. - Only in the cauldron do you really find out, and this was the working definition of a college basketball cauldron for the Drexel Dragons, playing the CAA championship game against Virginia Commonwealth in a sold-out arena situated about a mile from the heart of the VCU campus. As the sign held up in the Drexel student section said: Neutral Court Just Kidding The Dragons were down by 16 points at halftime.
February 8, 2012 |
Harrisonburg, Va. - Frantz Massenat had 16 points, and Samme Givens had 14 points and 13 rebounds as the Drexel Dragons won their 12th straight game with a 63-56 win over James Madison in a Colonial Athletic Association contest Wednesday night. JMU had won the previous three meetings, and Dukes head coach Matt Brady was 4-2 against Drexel before Wednesday. The last win for the Dragons over JMU came Feb. 27, 2010 in Harrisonburg, 67-64. Massenat, a sophomore guard who had a career-high 25 points Saturday at Towson, had eight points in both halves, and the Dragons pulled away with an 11-2 run midway through the second half.
January 20, 2011 |
FAIRFAX, Va. - Bruiser Flint summed it up nicely. With his Drexel Dragons getting pounded, he looked over at the officials and called: "Guys, guys, are you kidding?" They weren't. In another lethargic performance, Drexel lost to George Mason 71-47, before 3,630 Wednesday night at the Patriot Center. For the third time in the last two weeks, the Dragons lost in the Old Dominion State, and while Virginia may be for lovers, it clearly isn't for Drexel. After losses at Virginia Commonwealth two weeks ago and at William and Mary on Saturday, the Dragons (11-6, 3-4 Colonial Athletic Association)
January 20, 2011 |
FAIRFAX, Va. - Bruiser Flint summed it up nicely. With his Drexel Dragons getting pounded, their coach looked over at the officials and said: "Guys, guys, are you kidding?" They weren't. In another lethargic performance, Drexel lost to George Mason 71-47 before 3,630 at the Patriot Center last night. For the third time in the last 2 weeks, the Dragons lost in the Old Dominion State, and while Virginia may be for lovers, it clearly isn't for Drexel. After losses at Virginia Commonwealth 2 weeks ago and at William & Mary last Saturday, the Dragons (11-6, 3-4 Colonial Athletic Association)