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.
February 6, 2015 |
When: Thursday at 7 p.m. Where: In Elon, N.C. Radio: www.elgragons.com Records: Drexel (7-14, 5-5 Colonial Athletic Conference), Elon (11-12, 3-7). Coaches: Drexel, Bruiser Flint (14th season, 235-187), Elon, Matt Matheny (6th season, 87-91) Last meeting: Drexel won, 71-64, in NIT Season Tip-Off on Nov. 18, 2013. Drexel's top three: Damion Lee (21.7 ppg., 6.4 rpg.), Tavon Allen (10.6 ppg., 3.0 rpg.), Rashann London (7.3 ppg., 2.2 rpg.)
January 5, 2015 |
Jack Anton saw his Elon teammate stumble while driving to the hoop, so the freshman grabbed the loose ball, stepped behind the arc, and drilled an uncontested three-pointer. The closest Drexel players to him wore street clothes and walking boots and sported crutches at the end of the bench. Drexel was battered, 77-67, Saturday at the Daskalakis Athletic Center in the Phoenix' debut game in the Colonial Athletic Association, the league opener for both teams and the hobbled Dragons' sixth consecutive defeat.
December 31, 2014
CONFERENCE PLAY begins this afternoon for Villanova (home vs. Butler at 2:30 on FS1) and Temple (at Connecticut, 1 o'clock on ESPN2); Saturday for Saint Joseph's (home vs. George Washington), La Salle (at George Mason) and Drexel (home vs. Elon); and on Jan. 10 for Penn (at Princeton). Given that conference membership keeps changing, here is a refresher course for the five leagues with the six city teams. The Big East (10 teams) and the Ivy (eight) are unchanged. We get the rare round robin in both leagues, with every team playing every team home and away.
July 24, 2014
Villanova will be televised five times during the 2014 football season, as the Colonial Athletic Association announced its 24-game TV schedule on Tuesday. Delaware will also be televised four times. Here is the CAA schedule: Date Game Time TV AUGUST 29 Villanova at Syracuse 7:30 ESPN3 30 Delaware at Pittsburgh Noon ESPN3 ESPNews 30 James Madison at Maryland 3:30 BTN 30 Elon at Duke 6 ESPN3 30 Holy Cross at UAlbany 6 ESPN3 30 New Hampshire at Toledo 7 ESPN3 SEPTEMBER 7 Lehigh at New Hampshire 3:30 ASN 20 James Madison at Villanova 12:30 CSN 20 New Hampshire at Richmond 4 CSN 20 Charlotte at Elon 7 ASN 27 Delaware at James Madison 4 CSN 27 Maine at Towson 7 CSN OCTOBER 4 Stony Brook at Towson 3:30 CSN 11 Towson at James Madison 12:30 CSN 11 William & Mary at N. Hampshire 3:30 NBCSN 11 Maine at Stony Brook 7 ASN 18 Towson at Delaware 12:30 CSN 18 Rhode Island at Richmond 3:30 ASN 25 Maine at Rhode Island Noon ASN 25 Delaware at William & Mary 12:30 CSN NOVEMBER 1 Villanova at Richmond 12:30 CSN 1 William...
November 20, 2013 |
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - As Elon's furious comeback attempt nearly erased a 16-point Drexel lead during Monday's opening-round NIT Season Tip-Off matchup, Dragons junior guard Damion Lee lurked in the corner of the court. Sixth-year senior Chris Fouch led the Dragons with 22 points, but Lee made his mark on the contest, hitting a three-pointer from the right wing with just over four minutes left. That shot halted a 13-3 Elon run and sent the Dragons on their way to a 71-64 victory at the Louis Brown Athletic Center.
September 19, 2013 |
Rutgers is seeded fourth and Drexel eighth in the 2013 NIT Season Tip-Off tournament. Arizona, Duke, and Alabama are the top three seeds. The 29th annual basketball tournament will include fifth-seeded Rhode Island, sixth-seeded Elon, seventh-seeded East Carolina, Canisius, Fairleigh Dickinson, Georgia State, McNeese State, Metro State, Norfolk State, UNC-Asheville, and Stillman. The first- and second-round doubleheaders will be played Nov. 18 and 19 on the campuses of the four highest-seeded teams - Arizona, Duke, Alabama, and Rutgers.
December 22, 2012 |
Prized prospect Jabari Parker of Chicago's Simeon Career Academy, one of the most highly touted recruits in years, is headed to Duke. With a national TV audience watching, he announced his decision at a news conference at his high school gym. Parker can't sign his letter of intent until April 17, but he made his intentions clear with one highly anticipated oral commitment. Michigan State, Florida, Stanford, and Brigham Young also made his top five, but he said it really came down to three schools in the end, with the Gators and Spartans close with the Blue Devils.
December 21, 2012 |
CALL IT a winning day for top-ranked Duke - in more ways than one. First, the Blue Devils won the sweepstakes for one of the top recruits in the nation, and then they capped off the night with an easy win over visiting Elon. Jabari Parker, a 6-8 forward from Chicago's Simeon Career Academy who is ranked No. 2 among high school prospects, announced Thursday afternoon that he would attend Duke. He chose the Blue Devils over Michigan State, Florida, Stanford and BYU, and announced his decision live on ESPNU from school.
January 25, 2012 |
As a preferred walk-on, quarterback John Loughery could have attended Boston College, where his cousin, Matt Ryan, excelled en route to the NFL. Instead, he's bound for Division I-AA Elon. "I wanted to create my own path," said the 6-5, 210-pound Loughery, who's now doing a prep school year at Hun in Princeton, N.J., after starring at Penn Charter. "I wanted to be somewhere where they really wanted me. "I'm going to play my whole career at Elon with a major chip on my shoulder.