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Rodney Williams makes much-needed return to Drexel

John Watts (@mrwatts007) – Drexel welcomed back one of its leaders in Rodney Williams on Wednesday night, and the sophomore forward’s presence certainly played a part in a 65-60 Drexel win over CAA preseason favorite Northeastern. Williams had been out due … Continue reading

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Damion Lee leads Drexel to second half comeback

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – A double figure second half comeback, sparked by Sammy Mojica and finished by Damion Lee, led Drexel to a 65-60 win over Northeastern. Down by ten points early in the second half, Drexel began mounting a … Continue reading

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Miles Overton headed home; Wake Forest transfer now at Drexel

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – When Miles Overton announced that he was leaving Wake Forest in December, he said it was because he wanted to come closer to home. That promise came true, as it turns out the Philly native and … Continue reading

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Drexel outlasts College of Charleston, 53-51

Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder) – Both losers of three of their last four games, Drexel and College of Charleston came into Saturday’s game with something to prove. The Cougars entered the game in dead last of the Colonial Athletic Association standings, right behind … Continue reading

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What We’ve Learned: Colonial Athletic Association

Jeff Neiburg (@jeff_neiburg) & Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – We’re now two weeks into the year 2015, which means conference play is starting to heat up and we’ll soon find out whose non-conference record’s were legit and who had their 2014’s … Continue reading

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Drexel survives rival Delaware 66-62

Teddy Bailey (@TheTeddyBailey) — When Austin Williams fouled out with 12:17 to play in the second half, things weren’t looking so great for the Drexel Dragons. With Bruiser Flint’s bunch entering Saturday’s CAA rivalry game against Delaware with just eight … Continue reading

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Drexel goes ice-cold in 54-35 loss to James Madison

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Drexel’s offense left head coach Bruiser Flint speechless on Thursday night. And not in a good way. The lid on the bucket absolutely slammed shut on Drexel, who made less than 25 percent of its shots in … Continue reading

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Thornton, William & Mary blast Drexel 73-47

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – With his young Drexel team down five at the half, Dragons coach Bruiser Flint warned that things could get ugly if they didn’t settle down. An older group might have been able to regain its composure … Continue reading

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Iona’s offense too much for Drexel, Dragons fall 81-62

Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) – Tavon Allen knocked down a corner three to cut the Iona lead to a dozen with under five minutes remaining in the second half. Seconds later, Iona’s Kelvin Amayo was already on the other end of the … Continue reading

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Penn State survives late Drexel run, 73-68, in Allentown

Jack Fritz (@Jack_Fritz34) – ALLENTOWN, Pa.–Penn State used some hot 3-point shooting and rode leading scorer D.J Newbill once again down the stretch to power past Drexel, 73-68. It was the ninth win in a row for the Nittany Lions (11-1), … Continue reading

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Drexel solves offensive woes but falls to Southern Cal, 72-70

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Four games into the season, Drexel’s offense finally showed up. The team that had managed not to score 50 points in each of its first three games hit its first seven shots against Southern California, but … Continue reading

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Drexel’s Austin Williams to miss 6-8 weeks

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – It was clear that something wasn’t right with Drexel freshman forward Austin Williams when he appeared on the Dragons bench for Monday night’s City 6 matchup with St. Joseph’s in street clothes and a walking boot on his left … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph’s toughs out 52-49 win over Drexel

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – With so much youth and inexperience on his squad, Saint Joseph’s head coach Phil Martelli has to be okay with winning ugly. And that’s exactly what his Hawks did on Monday night, taking down Drexel 52-49 … Continue reading

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Drexel falls in opener to Colorado

Aron Minkoff (@AronMinkoff) – An injury-plagued Drexel wasn’t able to overcome their shorthanded roster on the road, dropping their season opener at Colorado 65-48. The Dragons were led by junior guards Tavon Allen and Damion Lee who contributed 16 and 12 … Continue reading

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CAA Media Day Quoteables

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) & Teddy Bailey (@TheTeddyBailey) – The second men’s basketball media day of CoBL’s 2014-15 season took place at the TransAmerica Building in Baltimore on Tuesday, as the 10 coaches from the Colonial Athletic Association sat down with … Continue reading

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Rodney Williams has to grow up fast in young Dragons frontcourt

Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) This was always supposed to be … Continue reading

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Damion Lee brings newfound coach’s mentality to the court

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) Like most of the 350-plus Division … Continue reading

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Drexel’s Tavon Allen giving up an old habit

Jack Goodwillie (@JackGoodwillie) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) For many, old habits always seem … Continue reading

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2014-15 Season Primer: Drexel Dragons

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) 2014-15 Drexel Dragons Season Primer Coach: … Continue reading

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Drexel releases 2014-15 schedule

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – A mix of high-major opponents and some talented regional squads highlight Drexel’s 2014-15 schedule, which was released on Thursday afternoon. The season gets underway with a trip out to Boulder, Colo. to take on the Buffaloes … Continue reading

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Drexel lands commitment from 2015 DC point guard Terrell Allen

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Drexel began its 2015 recruiting class this week, with a commitment from DeMatha (Md.) senior Terrell Allen on Wednesday afternoon. Allen, a 6-foot-2, 185-pound point guard, committed to Dragons coach Bruiser Flint the night before on … Continue reading

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CAA releases complete 2014-15 conference schedule

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The 2014-15 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball schedule is out, with CoBL-area squads Drexel and Delaware finding out what their roads will look like if they want to earn the conference’s auto-bid to the NCAA Tournament … Continue reading

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Dragons to invade China next week

Andrew Albert (@AndrewJAlbert01) – The Dragon has been a part of Chinese folklore for thousands of years. They have been known as a symbol for great power, so much so that Emperors used the sign of the Dragon as a … Continue reading

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Drexel’s Lee working back from ACL injury

Patrick Paul (@P_Paul20) – It was supposed to be a big year for Drexel’s Damion Lee. The 6-foot-6 wing was coming off a breakout sophomore season in which he led the team with 17.1 ppg, earning Second Team All-CAA honors, and … Continue reading

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Podcast of Basketball Love: Episode 39

The Podcast of Basketball Love: Episode 39 with CoBL’s Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) and Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) behind the microphones follows up on a big weekend in Philly hoops. Saint Joseph’s picked up commitments from two local Philadelphia Catholic League guards … Continue reading

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