January 19, 2009
In a battle between two of the nation's top leading scorers, James Madison's Dawn Evans got the better of Gabriela Marginean and Drexel after a 60-56 women's basketball final at the JMU Convovcation Center yesterday. Evans, the nation's leading scorer netted a game high 30 points to lead JMU (11-5, 4-1 Colonial Athletic Conference) while Marginean - holding down the fourth spot paced Drexel (8-8, 3-2 CAA) with 25. In another game, host Duquesne beat Temple (10-6, 2-1 Atlantic 10)
April 14, 2009 |
Derrick Thomas has orally committed to play basketball for Drexel next season, a source close to the player said. Scouting reports praise the 6-foot-4 shooting guard from St. John's College High School in Washington for his shot and his ability to drive to the basket. He averaged 15 points, six rebounds and 3.5 assists this past season. Thomas joins Dartaye Ruffin, Darryl McCoy and Shannon Givens as new players for Drexel next season.
March 11, 2012 |
There are many sides to Drexel coach James "Bruiser" Flint that are frequently displayed over the course of a single game, a practice, or certainly within 24 hours in the often turbulent world of college basketball. With Drexel hoping to earn its first NCAA tournament appearance since 1996, Flint has earned more exposure than usual this season. The 19-game winning streak, the 27-6 record, give the Dragons hope of getting one of Sunday's at-large bids, despite their 59-56 loss to Virginia Commonwealth in a pulsating Colonial Athletic Association tournament final Monday at the Richmond Coliseum.
January 14, 2008
Nicole Hester scored a season-high 17 points to help Drexel extend its winning streak to seven games with a 62-42 victory over George Mason in a women's basketball game yesterday in Fairfax, Va. The streak is the Dragons' longest since 2000-01. Drexel (8-6, 3-0 Colonial Athletic Association) shot a first-half, season-best 58.8 percent to take a 37-24 halftime lead. Narissa Suber had 14 points and Jasmina Rosseel added 13. Leading scorer Gabriela Marginean was held to nine points in 23 minutes because of foul trouble.
January 4, 2009 |
Scott Rodgers scored 25 points as Drexel beat Hofstra, 63-56, yesterday afternoon. Drexel (5-6, 1-1 Colonial Athletic Association) led by 13 points late in the second half before Hofstra closed within 56-51 on a three-pointer by Cornelius Vines with 1 minute, 15 seconds left. Rodgers answered with a jumper, and Jamie Harris hit two free throws moments later to seal it. The point total was a career high for Rodgers, a senior guard from Central High. Harris finished with 14 points.
February 15, 2007 |
Laimis Kisielius scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds as William and Mary held off Drexel, 60-47, last night at Kaplan Arena. The Tribe (15-11, 8-8 league), which had never beaten Drexel since the Dragons (19-7, 11-5) joined the Colonial Athletic Association, built a comfortable 13-point lead with six minutes remaining. But Drexel used a 13-4 run to pull within four, 51-47, with 2 minutes, 23 seconds remaining. The Dragons didn't score again, however, and William and Mary padded its lead in the closing minutes with steady free-throw shooting.
February 3, 2012
Hollie Mershon scored 23 points, but Drexel was unable to outlast Colonial Athletic Association rival George Mason losing, 56-51, at the Daskalaskis Athletic Center last night. Kamile Nacickaite added 14 points, but the Dragons (10-10, 6-4 CAA) fall to .500 shooting just 19 of 59 from the field. Taleia Morton netted a game-high 28 to lead Mason (11-10, 5-5 CAA).
April 15, 2008 |
Drexel will renovate the Drill Hall at the Philadelphia Armory, with plans for a convocation center and basketball arena, the university announced yesterday. Details of the lease agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will be announced today at a news conference at the West Philadelphia landmark. The Armory is home to the 103d Engineering Battalion of the National Guard as well as ROTC programs for several universities.
December 20, 2011
Taylor Wootton scored 20 points to lift host Drexel to its first home win, a 72-59 pounding over City Six rival La Salle in women's basketball. Hollie Mershon added 13 points for the Dragons (5-3). Alexis Scott scored a game- and season-high 33 points for La Salle (3-8). In another game: * At St. Francis, Pa., Katie Kuester's 16 points led Saint Joseph's (6-4) to an 83-53 win.
December 17, 2012 |
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - It's never a good thing when a team misses 34 shots. And that's exactly what Drexel did in a 69-58 nonconference loss to Fairfield Sunday. The Dragons went 21-for-55 from the field (38.2 percent), their second worst outing of the season, to fall to 3-7. Damion Less led Drexel with 15 points, but had to take 15 shots to do it, finishing 4-for-15 from the field. Franz Massenat added 11 points and was held without an assist for the first time this season.