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.
December 7, 2000 |
Hofstra dominated the final three minutes last night to take a 69-62 win over Drexel in an America East game. The Pride (5-1, 1-1) broke a 59-59 tie with 3 minutes, 33 seconds to play by staging an 8-1 run. Hofstra was 4 for 6 from the foul line in the final 49 seconds. "They really killed us on the offensive glass," said Drexel coach Steve Seymour. "They did a great job of getting the ball inside down the stretch and buried us on the free-throw line. "Defensively we didn't get shots in those last three minutes, and that's what cost us the game.
December 22, 1994 |
Drexel was hit by another bolt of Hofstra's comeback lightning last night, but this time the host Dragons survived with a 74-68 overtime victory in a North Atlantic Conference game. Earlier this month, a 23-0 second-half run by Hofstra erased Drexel's 22- point advantage. For that game, though, Dragons team leader Leslie Reiner was sidelined with an injury. So last night, with the home team (4-3, 1-1 NAC) holding a 16-point lead at 58-42 with 6 minutes, 12 seconds remaining, few Drexel fans worried about a replay.
December 28, 1998 |
As the final seconds of Georgia Tech's consolation-game victory over Iona in the ECAC Holiday Festival counted down, a frustrated fan of the Gaels derisively shouted at the Yellow Jackets, "You guys lost to Hofstra. " Before this season is through, a lot of teams are apt to discover that losing to Hofstra is no disgrace. Just ask Penn, which fell to the revitalized Flying Dutchmen, 67-62, in the tournament's championship game yesterday afternoon in Madison Square Garden. "Hofstra is a real good basketball team," Penn coach Fran Dunphy said.
March 29, 2008 |
The next step in ascension of the Drexel men's lacrosse program begins today. After hosting their first home playoff game in 25 years last season, the Dragons have their sights set on reaching the NCAA Tournament. Taking care of business within their conference is the surest way there. That task begins when the 11th-ranked Dragons open their Colonial Athletic Association schedule against No. 15 Hofstra at Vidas Field at 5 p.m. Last season, the Dragons defeated three nationally ranked opponents, including top-ranked Virginia, posted the second-most wins in school history (11)
March 19, 2006 |
Villanova routed Hofstra, 71-46, yesterday in the second round of the Women's National Invitation Tournament at the Pavilion. The Wildcats (20-10) missed out on an NCAA berth for the second consecutive season and appeared determined to prove the selection committee wrong. Villanova will host Xavier at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Jackie Adamshick scored 13 points, and Liad Suez-Karni and Courtney Roantree each added 12 points for the Wildcats. "I think we did [belong in the NCAA]
March 5, 1989 |
Drexel forward John Rankin had the right idea in the Dragons' first-round East Coast Conference tournament game against Hofstra. The Dutchmen have been flying high of late, and Rankin knew that Drexel had to draw first blood and shake Hofstra's confidence. Instead, it was Rankin who admittedly had a shaky start, as the Dragons fell to Butch van Breda Kolff's Flying Dutchmen, 79-73, at Towson State. Drexel's season is over and Hofstra plays top-seeded Bucknell in the first tournament semifinal game today, while Towson plays Lafayette in the other second-round contest.
March 6, 2000 |
Drexel's season unofficially ended before it ever really began, when senior center Joe Linderman elected to redshirt because of a back injury. The Dragons officially played their last game yesterday at the Bob Carpenter Center, losing to regular-season champion Hofstra, 69-51, in the America East Tournament semifinals. In between, they never stopped competing. Nor did they ever use that huge void in the middle as a crutch. They were picked to finish fourth with Linderman.
January 26, 2003 |
Fresh off an overtime victory at Delaware on Thursday that gave them sole possession of second place in the Colonial Athletic Association, the Drexel Dragons returned home last night with a three-game winning streak. They kept it going with a 78-66 victory over Hofstra. With a run of points that began about eight minutes into the game, Drexel (11-6, 6-2) built enough of a lead that the second half became a matter of just finishing the job. Dragons guard Eric Schmieder tied a career high with 24 points and contributed seven assists.
January 29, 1993 |
At noon yesterday, the St. Joseph's basketball team held its usual day-of- the-game walk-through. At tipoff last night, the Hawks seemed to take that walk-through part seriously. They let lowly Hofstra walk right through them for nine minutes. Then Bernard Jones, a muscular 6-foot, 5-inch sophomore forward, shook the lethargy from his teammates by igniting a 24-3 spurt, and St. Joseph's (11-4) ran off with a 76-55 victory over the Flying Dutchmen (5-15) despite an uneven performance at Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse.