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Updated CoBL D-I Recruiting Needs: Part 1

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This piece originally ran May 19. We’ve updated it to include recent commitments with the July live periods just days away) With the vast majority of recruiting for 2014 over and done with, Division … Continue reading

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Drexel adds fifth-year transfer in UCLA’s Derboghosian

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Drexel has completed its 2014-15 roster with the addition of a fifth-year transfer, UCLA’s Sooren Derboghosian. The 6-foot-10, 255-pound Iranian native committed to the Dragons on Saturday, where he’ll be immediately eligible as a fifth-year transfer … Continue reading

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Massenat waiting for pro opportunity to arise

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The writing had been on the wall for Frantz Massenat and Drexel’s 2013-14 season well before it actually ended. A promising year had been derailed by injuries–first it was star wing Damion Lee who went down … Continue reading

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Drexel gets late 2014 commitment in Austin Williams

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Drexel landed another commitment for its class of 2014 on Friday, with Trinity Episcopal (Va.) forward Austin Williams announcing at a press conference that he’ll be continuing his basketball and educational career at 34th and Market. It’s … Continue reading

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Drexel adds Utah transfer Ahmad Fields

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Bruiser Flint has found his last piece to overhaul the Drexel backcourt. The Dragons got a commitment from Utah transfer Ahmad Fields, a 6-foot-5 shooting guard, on Tuesday afternoon. A native of Washington, D.C., Fields originally chose … Continue reading

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Drexel’s Abif to miss 2014-15 season with leg injury

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Drexel’s 2014-15 roster already took a big hit, and the season doesn’t even start for seven months. The school announced on Tuesday that junior forward Kazembe Abif will miss his entire senior season with a right … Continue reading

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Special senior class made Drexel a better program

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – There was something different about Drexel’s senior night this year. Part of it was because of the sheer size of the class, with six letterwinners taking the court surrounded by friends and family in the pregame … Continue reading

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Massenat, Fouch lead the way in Senior Night win

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – With 4.8 seconds left in Drexel’s game against Charleston, Bruiser Flint pulled his two senior guards out of the game. First came Chris Fouch, in his second Senior Night after an injury wiped out most of what would have … Continue reading

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CAA setting up for wide-open tournament

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – With two weeks to go in the 2013-14 college basketball regular season, there might not be a harder conference tournament to predict than that of the Colonial Athletic Association. Each of the nine teams in the … Continue reading

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CoBL Notebook: Drexel/Delaware

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – Drexel marched into Newark, Del. in search of a road victory over the Colonial Athletic Association’s No. 1 team. Behind Tavon Allen‘s career-high 25 points, they did exactly that – spoiling Delaware’s senior day in doing so. … Continue reading

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Allen, Drexel ruin Delaware’s senior day, 69-65

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – It was supposed to be Delaware’s special day. A sold-out crowd at the Bob Carpenter Center came to celebrate a special Blue Hens senior class, led by arguably the best player in school history. They were … Continue reading

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Massenat leads the way as Drexel downs Hofstra

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Even though he’s only been coaching in the Colonial Athletic Association for one a matter of months, Joe Mihalich can’t wait to see Frantz Massenat graduate. Drexel’s talented senior point guard has been nothing but a … Continue reading

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Free throw shooting costs Drexel in loss at Charleston

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Even when they weren’t challenged Drexel couldn’t put the ball through the bucket. They had issues against the Charleston defense on Thursday night, shooting just over 32 percent from the floor. But even without a Cougar … Continue reading

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Second half defense powers Drexel over JMU, 78-60

Ben Feld (@bfeldo) – For Drexel, the bad news just kept rolling in. On the eve of their matinee with James Madison, the team received word that junior forward Kazembe Abif would miss the remainder of the season with a … Continue reading

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Drexel’s Abif out for season with hand injury

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Drexel forward Kazembe Abif has broken his left hand and will miss the rest of the season, the team announced on Friday. Abif, a 6-foot-7, 215-pound power forward, was having his best season yet at DU, … Continue reading

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Towson tops Drexel behind Benimon’s second half

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – Drexel had trouble stopping him in its first matchup with Towson. And the same thing happened on Saturday, at least in the final 20 minutes. Senior forward Jerrelle Benimon exploded for 20 second half points, en route … Continue reading

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Massenat’s career-high leads Drexel to tough road win

Ben Feld (@bfeldo) – On the heels of a last-second home loss, Drexel used a career-high 32 points from Frantz Massenat to escape with a much-needed win, 77-74, on the road at Hofstra. This was the second time in his … Continue reading

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Thornton’s buzzer-beater sinks Drexel

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – With the clock running down and the Tribe facing a one-point deficit, it wasn’t a secret who they would turn to in crunch time. Guard Chris Fouch drove to the lane and hit a running layup … Continue reading

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CoBL Notebook: Drexel/Delaware

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – A few leftover notes from Delaware’s 90-77 win over Drexel at the Daskalakis Athletic Center on Monday night: A Hostile Environment With a rival in town and a gym to fill, Drexel fans did not disappoint. The … Continue reading

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Injuries force Drexel’s freshmen into starting roles

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Drexel’s freshmen were expected to be big parts of Bruiser Flint’s rotation sooner rather than later in their Dragon careers. Just perhaps not this soon. Injuries have taken more than a small toll on Bruiser Flint’s … Continue reading

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Fouch, Massenat power Drexel to double OT win

Ben Feld (@bfeldo) – It would be another multiple overtime game for the wounded Drexel Dragons (9-6, 1-1), but they found a way, some way, to pull out a thrilling double-overtime win over Northeastern, 93-88. Entering the game with the … Continue reading

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Drexel overpowered by Southern Miss, falls 66-49

Ben Feld (@bfeldo) – Drexel (8-5) trailed by only three points at halftime before coming out ice cold in the second half and falling short in a lopsided affair as Southern Miss (13-2) routed the Dragons 66-49. Drexel shot just … Continue reading

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Buffalo Bulls sneak past Drexel Dragons 55-52

Rich McIntosh (@richiemcintosh) – On an afternoon where neither team could score effectively for much of the game, the Buffalo Bulls ended up coming out ahead with a 55-52 victory over the Drexel Dragons after making seven of their last … Continue reading

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Drexel Preview: Buffalo (Dec. 29)

Rich McIntosh (@richiemcintosh) – Drexel (8-3) vs. Buffalo (5-4) When: Sunday, December 29, 2 PM Where: Daskalakis Athletic Center, Philadelphia, PA RPI: Drexel 60, Buffalo 210 KenPom: Drexel 71, Buffalo 178 In a sentence… Drexel is looking to build some momentum … Continue reading

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Drexel survives challenge from St. Francis, wins 59-49

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Drexel fought off a challenge from St. Francis (Pa.), emerging with a 59-49 victory at the Daskalakis Athletic Center on Sunday afternoon. Chris Fouch had 15 points and Frantz Massenat added 13 points to lead the … Continue reading

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