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March 17, 2015 | By Mike Jensen, Inquirer Columnist
Using the transitive property, we can easily prove Division II University of the Sciences could have made the Final Four, if only the school were in Division I. The Sciences victory over Drexel is the key to the whole thing. Sorry, Villanova, Virginia, Duke, Wisconsin, and Gonzaga. Here's how it goes: Sciences vDrexel vNortheastern vSanta Clara vSan Diego vBYU vGonzaga. Sciences vDrexel vWilliam and Mary vRice vCharlotte vPenn State vRutgers vWisconsin. Sciences vDrexel vWilliam and Mary vJames Madison vSacred Heart vHoly Cross vBrown vProvidence vNotre Dame vDuke vVirginia.
SPORTS
March 8, 2015 | By Jeff Seidel, For The Inquirer
BALTIMORE - Drexel controlled most of the first half in Friday night's matchup with College of Charleston, but the second half was a much different story. The injury-plagued Dragons, who dressed only seven players, held a five-point halftime lead but appeared to tire as the College of Charleston ended their season with a 56-48 victory in a first-round Colonial Athletic Association tournament game at Royal Farms Arena on Friday night. Seventh-seeded Drexel finished with an 11-19 record.
SPORTS
March 8, 2015 | BY JEFF NEIBURG, For the Daily News
BALTIMORE -- Freddie Wilson knew the result as soon as he rose up. With 2 minutes, 48 seconds remaining on the game clock and the score tied, Wilson found himself wide open on the wing and attempted his ninth 3-pointer of the game. It missed everything. "As soon as I jumped I felt it," the senior guard said. "I didn't really get off my feet so I knew my legs were done. " After more than 37 minutes on the court, Wilson was gassed. And who could blame him? Wilson led the seventh-seeded Dragons with 17 points on the night but played every minute of the game.
SPORTS
March 7, 2015 | By Jeff Seidel, For The Inquirer
BALTIMORE - Drexel guard Freddie Wilson got a wide-open three-point shot with just under three minutes left in Friday night's game against the College of Charleston. The Dragons needed the points because the game was tied, but Wilson's shot never reached the rim. That air ball symbolized Drexel's problems in the first-round Colonial Athletic Association tournament game. The Dragons dressed only seven players and, despite leading most of the game, tired badly late as Charleston rallied for a 56-48 victory at the Royal Farms Arena.
SPORTS
March 7, 2015 | By John N. Mitchell, Inquirer Staff Writer
While Drexel spent most of the season trying to field a healthy roster from one game to the next, something interesting was going on at the top of the Colonial Athletic Association. It seemed that nobody wanted to win it. The CAA regular season ended last weekend in an unprecedented four-team tie for first place between William and Mary, North Carolina-Wilmington, Northeastern, and James Madison, all of whom finished 12-6 in the conference. By virtue of its 5-1 record against the others, William and Mary received the top seed in the tournament.
NEWS
March 7, 2015 | By Susan Snyder, Inquirer Staff Writer
Unveiled in 2009, Drexel's Sacramento, Calif., campus was supposed to be the first of five new locations in growing U.S. cities that would help the university expand its reach. And it was supposed to be the first step in a larger plan to open a 5,000-student undergraduate campus on a large swath of land in nearby Placer County. That's what the late Drexel president Constantine "Taki" Papadakis envisioned. But no other centers have opened, and on Thursday, Drexel said it was pulling out of California after a "comprehensive evaluation" by its board of trustees.
BUSINESS
March 6, 2015 | By Andrew Maykuth, Inquirer Staff Writer
Opponents of the proposed 110-mile PennEast Pipeline on Wednesday criticized Drexel University's participation in a study that estimates the natural gas project will support 12,000 jobs and have a $1.6 billion economic impact through a construction phase ending in 2017. The activists questioned Drexel's participation in the study because Lon Greenberg, former chief executive of UGI Inc., which is building the pipeline, serves on a 37-member advisory board to the university's LeBow School of Business Corporate Governance Center.
SPORTS
March 5, 2015 | By John N. Mitchell, Inquirer Staff Writer
Drexel men's lacrosse coach Brian Voelker is quick to make the point about his winless team. "I think people really don't understand that this time last year we were 1-2," Voelker said last Friday of the defending Colonial Athletic Association champs. "Here we are 0-3, but I think the biggest difference is we haven't played that great. We're trying to get guys to figure this thing out. " Not long after he said that, Drexel, playing its third top 15 team this season, was drubbed by No. 10 Maryland, 12-3, to fall to 0-4. It has been a rocky start so far for the Dragons.
SPORTS
March 2, 2015 | By John Harvey, For The Inquirer
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - Drexel basketball coach Bruiser Flint admitted that his team is deficient when it comes to perimeter shooting. Freddie Wilson and Tavon Allen showed otherwise Saturday afternoon, leading the Dragons to an 80-66 victory over William and Mary at Kaplan Arena. Wilson scored a career-high 24 points, and Allen chipped in 22 as Drexel (11-18, 9-9) snapped a four-game losing streak. The Dragons shot 49 percent from the field and were 11 of 21 from three-point range as they spoiled the Tribe's hopes of clinching the regular-season conference title.
SPORTS
February 28, 2015 | By Nick Carroll, Inquirer Staff Writer
On one end of the floor, Delaware ran a smooth layup line with a roster that went 14 deep. Without delay, there was a shooter and a teammate to grab a rebound at all times. Drexel, on the other end, had a shooter, maybe two, while the rest of the seven-man roster looked for a ball. Damion Lee, the leading scorer in the Colonial Athletic Association, was out after he fractured his hand in a loss at Northeastern on Saturday. Major Canady and Sooren Derboghosian were already gone, and Sammy Mojica slipped on a wet spot Wednesday at practice and was out. Drexel was undermanned, and it showed in a 58-44 home loss against Delaware in a crucial conference matchup.
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