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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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2013-14 Season Primer: Drexel Dragons

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – 2013-14 Drexel Season Primer Coach: Bruiser Flint, 13th season (212-159, .571) Last Year: 13-18 (9-9 Colonial Athletic); Lost in CAA Quarterfinals (George Mason, 60-54) There’s no way around it–after a 29-win season in 2011-12, last year … Continue reading

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City 6 Preseason Awards kick off 2013-14 college coverage

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the 2013-14 college basketball season. Okay, so we’re not quite ready for the crowds to fill the seats at stadiums around the country, but today–September 27, 2013–is the first day that Division I programs can … Continue reading

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Drexel’s Fouch expected to get 6th year

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – After a rough year, it’s about time Drexel got some good news. According to a Tweet from ComcastSportsNet’s Reuben Frank, Drexel basketball coach Bruiser Flint and the Dragons are expected to receive word that shooting guard Chris … Continue reading

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CoBL’s 2012-13 All-City 6 Awards

It seems we’ve seen it all this season in the City of Brotherly Love — upsets, court-storms, career-highs, outstanding performances and the emergence of a stellar class of rookies. It may not have been the season we predicted back in … 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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Delaware outlasts Drexel in 2OT thriller

Andrew Koob(@AndrewKoob) – Drexel guard Frantz Massenat drove the lane with 1.7 seconds left on the clock. Delaware forward Jamelle Hagins got a piece of it, a block that many, including Drexel coach Bruiser Flint, thought was goaltending. The game ended there in double-overtime, … Continue reading

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Drexel keeps close, but falls to George Mason

Andrew Koob(@AndrewKoob) – The Drexel Dragons, looking to go above .500 in conference play, gave all the visiting George Mason Patriots they could handle. But it wasn’t enough, as Drexel fell in the final minute 68-62. George Mason(15-10, 8-5 CAA) … Continue reading

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Drexel can’t take advantage of mistake-filled game

Andrew Koob(@AndrewKoob) – In a game highlighted by mistakes and dry spells, the Drexel Dragons (9-13, 5-5 CAA) had trouble capitalizing as they fell to the CAA-leading Northeastern Huskies 59-52. The Dragons’ guard combo of Frantz Massenat and Damion Lee … Continue reading

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Delaware survives late Drexel surge

Andrew Koob(@AndrewKoob) – The two teams projected to finish first and second in the CAA before the season squared off at the Daskalakis Athletic Center Monday night. And while both teams currently sit below their projection, Drexel and Delaware took … 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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Drexel hoping for good vibes at James Madison

Andrew Koob(@AndrewKoob) – Two tough conference losses at the hands of Towson and Northeastern has the Drexel Dragons (5-10, 1-2 CAA) looking for answers. The team picked to finish first in the CAA in the preseason hopes to receive some on … Continue reading

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