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Drexel picks up first win, outlasts Cornell, 61-59

Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder) – The Drexel Dragons are winless no longer. Drexel picked up its first win of the 2014-15 season, defeating Cornell in a tight contest, 61-59, earlier this afternoon at the Charleston Classic in Charleston, S.C. Coming off a tough … 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 falls to Miami, 66-46, in Charleston Classic opener

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – CHARLESTON, S.C.–Drexel’s offensive woes have followed them team all over the country, from Colorado to Philadelphia and now down to the Charleston Classic. The Dragons have failed to break the 50-point mark in each of their … 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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Drexel sophomore Major Canady to miss 2014-15 season

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Drexel’s injury bug continues to bite. The school announced Friday–two weeks before the start of the 2014-15 season–that sophomore guard Major Canady will miss the year thanks to a right ankle injury suffered in practice this week … Continue reading

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2014-15 Colonial Athletic Association season primer

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) The word for the Colonial Athletic … 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’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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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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Drexel Preview: Cleveland State (Dec. 4)

Lee Kunkel (@kunkel5) and Jeff McDevitt @JeffMcDev) – Drexel (4-2) vs. Cleveland State (4-3) When: Wednesday, December 4th Where: John A. Daskalakis Center, Philadelphia PA In a sentence… The Drexel Dragons take on one of the better teams from the … Continue reading

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Drexel’s Lee out for season with torn ACL

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Damion Lee‘s MRI results were not what Bruiser Flint and Drexel wanted to hear. The junior was diagnosed with an ACL injury that will keep him out for the season, the school announced on Monday. Lee … Continue reading

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Drexel holds on for triple-OT win

Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) – NEW YORK — When Alabama’s Jimmie Taylor missed a foul shot with 3 seconds left in the third overtime against Drexel, a huge roar went up inside Madison Square Garden. And they weren’t all Drexel fans. No, … Continue reading

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Drexel hangs on for NIT Season Tip-off win over Elon

Ben Feld (@bfeldo) – Bruiser Flint and Drexel knew coming into the NIT Season Tip-off that they had a great opportunity in front of them. Two wins at the Louis Brown Athletic Center on Rutgers’ campus on Monday and Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Drexel Preview: Elon (Nov. 18)

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Drexel (1-1) vs. Elon (2-1) When: Monday, November 18, 5 PM EST Where: Louis Brown Athletic Center (RAC), Piscataway, N.J. In a sentence… The Dragons and the Phoenix meet in the first round of the 2013 … Continue reading

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Observation Room: Opening Weekend

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Wild first weekend of basketball in the CoBL coverage range. We had a double-overtime thriller, some rather impressive individual performances, a number of other big comebacks and countless impressive plays. Here are some thoughts about the … Continue reading

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Drexel can’t quite complete comeback in 72-67 loss at UCLA

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – A tough comeback attempt for Drexel fell short on the road, as Frantz Massenat’s big night wasn’t enough for the Dragons in a 72-67 loss at No. 22 UCLA. Drexel’s senior point guard had a game-high … Continue reading

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Towson picked to take CAA, Drexel second

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Coming off the best single-season turnaround in NCAA Division I history, Towson has been picked as the preseason favorite for the 2013-14 Colonial Athletic Association championship, the league announced on Tuesday at its annual media day. … 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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Drexel needs to re-establish post presence

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – For Drexel, the phrase “go big or go home” should be taken quite literally this year. As good as his team’s’ backcourt is, the fact remains that head coach Bruiser Flint needs to get some kind … Continue reading

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Dragons undergo much-needed attitude adjustment

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – Coming into last season, the Drexel Dragons were supposed to be seeking revenge. Fresh off of an NCAA Tournament snub, all the talk was about proving the selection committee wrong by making sure they were in the … Continue reading

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Drexel’s Fouch gets second chance at senior season

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Chris Fouch thought his time as a Dragon was done. Driving to the hoop in the third game of Drexel’s season last year against Penn, the high-scoring senior guard came down awkwardly on his right ankle. … Continue reading

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