December 9, 2013 |
Soft rims. Drexel players said they were part of the reason they "love" playing at the Daskalakis Athletic Center. In a 75-61 victory over winless Tennessee State on Saturday afternoon, the Dragons used a lot of step-backs, floaters, and pull-up jumpers, and in most cases the shots got a home bounce off the rim. "It's becoming part of my game," said freshman guard Major Canady, who scored a career-high eight points on 4-for-4 shooting in...
March 1, 2005 |
On a night when Drexel didn't get much offense from reliables Phil Goss and Sean Brooks, sixth man Kenell Sanchez came through - big time. Sanchez, a 6-5 junior, led all scorers with a season-high 17 points and swept eight rebounds as Drexel defeated Towson, 66-60, at the Towson Center last night in the final Colonial Athletic Association regular-season game. The game was a tuneup for Drexel for the CAA Tournament in Richmond, Va., which begins this weekend. Fourth-seeded Drexel (17-10, 12-6 CAA)
February 16, 1998 |
You could see it coming. Last month, Drexel barely got by visiting Vermont thanks to the long-range shooting of Mike DeRocckis. Yesterday, Vermont got revenge as freshman Tony Orciari scored nine of his team's last 11 points to give the Catamounts a 70-67 win over Drexel. The victory, Vermont's second straight at home, broke two school records for the 16-9 Catamounts. The win gave Vermont 15 Division I wins, a new school single-season record, and gave the Cats an 11-6 mark in the America East Conference, the first time Vermont has won more than 10 conference games.
November 25, 2005 |
The New York experience that Drexel's basketball players will never forget continues today. After giving top-ranked Duke all it could handle before bowing, 78-68, on Wednesday night, Drexel (3-1) meets 16th-ranked UCLA (3-1) today at 4:30 p.m. in the NIT Season Tip-Off consolation game. UCLA lost to 11th-ranked Memphis, 88-80, Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. First, Duke; now, UCLA. What a schedule. Asked what playing these national-caliber teams does for Drexel's program, coach Bruiser Flint said last night: "We showed we played good basketball.
February 6, 2003 |
Eric Schmieder scored a career-high 26 points as Drexel beat Hofstra, 82-76, in a Colonial Athletic Association game last night. Schmieder, a senior guard, made 11 of 16 shots as the Dragons raised their record to 11-8 overall and 7-4 in the CAA. Drexel now is 7-4 on the road, where it won only three times last season, and 4-2 on the road in the conference. Phil Goss, who made four three-pointers, added 22 points for the Dragons; he scored 13 of those points in the second half.
January 10, 1993 |
Drexel followed the early play of freshman center Malik Rose to a 72-58 victory over Lafayette yesterday in a nonleague game at Kirby Field House. The 6-foot-7 Rose, who finished with 14 points and a game-high 11 rebounds, used his baby hook shot to score six of the Dragons' first eight points, and Lafayette never was able to fully overcome the 11-4 deficit it faced at the outset. Drexel (6-4) did have a few anxious moments, however. The Leopards (2-8) fought back to within 29-28 with 2 minutes, 42 seconds remaining in the first half before Drexel managed a 33-29 halftime lead.
December 3, 1989 |
Brown defeated Drexel, 73-68, last night in the consolation game of the Hartford Hawks Tournament at the Hartford Civic Center. Senior forward Arthur Jackson scored 21 points, and sophomore center Kirk Lowry came off the bench to add 14 to pace Brown, which boosted its record to 2-2. Drexel, which dropped to 1-3, was led by senior forward Chris Arizin, who scored a career-high 21 points. Sophomore forward Jonathan Raab added 13. The Dragons had a nine-point lead - their biggest edge of the game - with 16 minutes, 32 seconds to go, but Brown went ahead to stay at 53-51 when Lowry hit two free throws with 10 minutes, 18 seconds remaining.
April 6, 2013
Women's NIT championship game, Saturday at 3 p.m. at the Daskalakis Athketic Center. TV: CBS Sports Network. Records: Drexel, 27-10; Utah, 23-13. Coaches: Drexel, Denise Dillon; Utah, Anthony Levrets. About the Dragons: They beat Florida on Wednesday in the semifinal game to advance and became the first Division I women's team from Philadelphia to play in the postseason championship game. . . . Drexel set a team record for victories in a season.
August 24, 2013 |
Rashann London's first attempt to give an oral commitment to Drexel on Thursday resulted in a voice message. Dragons basketball coach Bruiser Flint was in a meeting. Roman Catholic's 6-foot-2 senior guard then dialed Drexel assistant and Roman alum Bobby Jordan. "I just told him I wanted to commit right now," London said. "And he was so happy. He was joking with me, saying I probably got him a raise. " London visited Drexel twice on unofficial visits and was surprised by how big the University City campus is. He is from Mount Airy and said staying close to home was a priority.