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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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Drexel, Penn State announce two-year “off-campus” series

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Drexel and Penn State announced the formation of a two-year “off-campus” agreement to play each other once this season and once next season, the schools announced on Thursday. The first matchup will take place this Dec. … Continue reading

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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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