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Delaware announces dismissal of Jarvis Threatt

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – The University of Delaware announced on Tuesday afternoon that starting point guard Jarvis Threatt has been dismissed from the basketball program due to “violations of team rules.” Threatt, a junior, had one year of eligibility remaining and … Continue reading

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Saddler breaks record in Delaware win

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – There’s a new top dog on campus in Newark, Del., and his name is Devon Saddler. With 4:04 remaining and the Blue Hens leading Northwestern 74-52, well on their way to their 11th straight victory, Saddler … Continue reading

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Blue Hens keeping tunnel vision despite hot start

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – They’re not cocky, they’re confident. No it’s not a cheesy reference to Jadakiss’ verse in Ja Rule’s New York (Remix). It’s the way that Delaware coach Monté Ross describes his Blue Hens, who defeated Towson on … 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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2013-14 Colonial Athletic Association Primer

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: Welcome to the CoBL/Big Apple Buckets conference previews. For the Colonial Athletic Association, BAB’s John Templon collaborated with myself to come up with these preseason awards and conference rankings. For the rest of our … Continue reading

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Dalembert goes from blank canvas to James Madison

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Before he announced his college decision, Yohanny Dalembert reflected on the journey he’d taken. After all, he’d come quite a ways. First was 1,500-mile trip from his hometown in Haiti to the suburbs of Philadelphia, escaping … Continue reading

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CAA tournament title truly up for grabs

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The 2013 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball tournament is going to be wildly different from those that came before it. For the last 19 years, a team from either Virginia or North Carolina–usually Virginia Commonwealth, Old … Continue reading

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McCoy comes up big in Drexel’s senior night win

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Many basketball players talk of having big outings in their final home games to help send their seniors out on a high note. Drexel coach Bruiser Flint had a different message for his two graduating starters … Continue reading

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Lee’s career night leads Drexel to 81-77 win over ODU

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – A career night from Damion Lee helped Drexel gain some revenge in an 81-77 win at Old Dominion on Thursday night. Lee had a career-high 34 points, hitting 11-of-14 from the floor and 7-of-9 from 3-point … Continue reading

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Defense propels Drexel to win over James Madison

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – On a night where Drexel guard Frantz Massenat scored his 1,000th point in a Dragon jersey, it was defense that led to a 60-48 win over the James Madison Dukes. Coming into the game shooting 41 percent … Continue reading

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Old Dominion gets hot, beats Drexel 78-66

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Jim Corrigan walked into Drexel’s media room on Thursday night with an unsure look on his face. The former assistant took over the reins of Old Dominion’s basketball program on Tuesday with the firing of 12th-year head … Continue reading

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Towson never trails in defeat of Delaware

Josh Stirn (@NBAProspectBlog) – After dropping 3 straight games to fall to .500 in conference play, the Delaware Blue Hens rallied back in their last 3 games to surge into second in the CAA. The Towson Tigers, suffered a similar … Continue reading

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Drexel wins third straight, beats Georgia State

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Watch out, CAA–Drexel’s picking up steam. After failing to win consecutive games for the first two-plus months of the season, the preseason conference favorites have now won their last three straight games following a 68-57 defeat … Continue reading

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Massenat’s half-court shot lifts Drexel pasts Hofstra

Jerry Beach (@defiantlydutch) – Frantz Massenat was beginning to think he wouldn’t even get the chance to hit a dramatic shot in practice. At the end of every pre-game shoot-around, Drexel players engage in a sudden death half-court shot competition … Continue reading

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Five Questions: Drexel v. Hofstra

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Much thanks to Jerry Beach of Defiantly Dutch for answering our questions about tonight’s Drexel/Hofstra game: CoBL: Hofstra was rocked by scandal earlier this season with the suspensions of four players: Shaquille Stokes, Jimmy Hall, Kentrell Washington, … Continue reading

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Lee’s return helps Drexel get back to winning ways

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The return of Damion Lee couldn’t have come soon enough for Drexel. Lee contributed 10 big points off the bench, adding some much-needed depth in a 59-48 win at William & Mary on Saturday. Drexel (6-11, … Continue reading

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Delaware tries to take out perfect Northeastern

Tom Zamonski (@tomzamonski) – Entering the week, Delaware was one of two CAA teams with a perfect conference record. However, the Blue Hens were clipped and now only one team remains perfect in league play: Northeastern. The two will square off … Continue reading

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CAA midseason MVP watch

Tom Zamonski (@tomzamonski) – As the season reaches its midpoint, the CAA is proving to be much tighter than projected. With surprises such as preseason favorite Drexel struggling to a 5-11 start and Towson’s quick turnaround from a season ago, … Continue reading

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Shorthanded Drexel loses at James Madison, 51-43

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – An extremely shorthanded Drexel squad played catch-up for most of their game against James Madison in a road game down in Harrisonberg, Va. The Dragons exhausted all their energy just trying to catch the Dukes, however, … Continue reading

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Saddler lifts Delaware to fifth straight win

Tom Zamonski (@tomzamonski) – Delaware’s leading scorer proved to be too much for Georgia State as the Blue Hens were able to hold off a late push by the Panthers and leave Atlanta with an 86-83 victory. With Delaware (8-8, … Continue reading

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Drexel falls to Northeastern in OT

Tom Zamonski (@tomzamonski) – With Drexel’s (5-10, 1-2) top scorer out with an injury, the Dragon’s were unable to replace Damion Lee’s production as the team dropped 63-58 to Northeastern (8-7, 3-0) in overtime. Lee, who is averaging 18.1 points … Continue reading

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Blue Hens going for fourth straight win

Tom Zamonski (@tomzamonski) – After going on a month-long 1-7 skid, the Delaware Blue Hens (6-8, 1-0) are starting to show signs of the team that was predicted to finish near the top of the CAA. Delaware coach Monté Ross … Continue reading

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Late push not enough for Drexel in loss to Towson

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – A furious comeback by Drexel fell just short as Frantz Massenat missed on two 3-point attempts in the final six seconds, allowing Towson to escape with a 69-66 win at the DAC on Saturday afternoon. It … Continue reading

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Drexel opens conference play with win at GSU

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Forget the first half of Drexel’s season, which saw them stumble out of the gate and all the way into Colonial Athletic Association play. It’s all about the conference now, and Wednesday night the Dragons took … Continue reading

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For Blue Hens, a question of depth

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – For the Delaware Blue Hens to win the Colonial Athletic Association this year, they’re going to need to find some sort of depth. They’re set with one of the better starting fives around, with a pair … Continue reading

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