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Wilson, Drexel run out of gas in CAA tournament opener

Teddy Bailey (@TheTeddyBailey) – BALTIMORE– Drexel’s tank ran empty a little earlier than the undermanned Dragons would have liked. Bruiser Flint’s young bunch, though, powered through a plethora of obstacles for as long as they could endure. Following a strong … Continue reading

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Drexel’s ever-shortening roster can’t hang with Delaware in 58-44 loss

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Three Drexel guards–Freddie Wilson, Tavon Allen and Rashann London–played all 40 minutes against Delaware on Thursday night. That’s because they’re the only three healthy guards on Bruiser Flint‘s roster. That’s the new reality for Flint, whose already-shorthanded squad was … Continue reading

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Hofstra dominates glass, Drexel, 81-57

John Watts (@mrwatts007) – The last time the Drexel Dragons lost, it came at the hands of the Hofstra Pride. Since that game on January 21, the Dragons reeled off six straight wins, including a victory over the then-conference leading … Continue reading

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Drexel holds off Towson to win sixth in a row

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Rodney Williams’ return to the Drexel lineup hasn’t exactly turned his team into an offensive juggernaut. But the Dragons’ defense is as strong as ever. And for a Bruiser Flint-coached team, that’s where things start. The … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Tuesday, February 10

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s morning hub, where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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Mojica, Drexel gaining confidence as winning continues

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Drexel’s on its best winning streak in three years, and is somehow back in contention for a CAA title. The five straight games that the Dragons have won lifted their record up to 7-5 in league … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Monday, February 9

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s morning hub, where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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Drexel wins fifth straight, downs Charleston 59-45

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Don’t look now, but Drexel’s a factor in the Colonial Athletic Association race. Just a few weeks after the Dragons looked dead in the water, they’re sitting two games over .500 in league play after a … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Saturday, February 7

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s morning hub, where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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Drexel escapes UNCW with 85-76 victory

Aron Minkoff (@AronMinkoff) – Momentum is a scary, contagious thing. When a young, well-coached team catches it, well, look-out. Sitting at 4-14 less than two weeks ago, Drexel appeared to waiting for the future. With only one senior on the … Continue reading

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Rodney Williams makes much-needed return to Drexel

John Watts (@mrwatts007) – Drexel welcomed back one of its leaders in Rodney Williams on Wednesday night, and the sophomore forward’s presence certainly played a part in a 65-60 Drexel win over CAA preseason favorite Northeastern. Williams had been out due … Continue reading

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Damion Lee leads Drexel to second half comeback

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – A double figure second half comeback, sparked by Sammy Mojica and finished by Damion Lee, led Drexel to a 65-60 win over Northeastern. Down by ten points early in the second half, Drexel began mounting a … Continue reading

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Miles Overton headed home; Wake Forest transfer now at Drexel

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – When Miles Overton announced that he was leaving Wake Forest in December, he said it was because he wanted to come closer to home. That promise came true, as it turns out the Philly native and … Continue reading

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Drexel outlasts College of Charleston, 53-51

Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder) – Both losers of three of their last four games, Drexel and College of Charleston came into Saturday’s game with something to prove. The Cougars entered the game in dead last of the Colonial Athletic Association standings, right behind … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Wednesday, January 21

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What We’ve Learned: Colonial Athletic Association

Jeff Neiburg (@jeff_neiburg) & Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – We’re now two weeks into the year 2015, which means conference play is starting to heat up and we’ll soon find out whose non-conference record’s were legit and who had their 2014’s … Continue reading

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Drexel survives rival Delaware 66-62

Teddy Bailey (@TheTeddyBailey) — When Austin Williams fouled out with 12:17 to play in the second half, things weren’t looking so great for the Drexel Dragons. With Bruiser Flint’s bunch entering Saturday’s CAA rivalry game against Delaware with just eight … Continue reading

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Drexel goes ice-cold in 54-35 loss to James Madison

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Drexel’s offense left head coach Bruiser Flint speechless on Thursday night. And not in a good way. The lid on the bucket absolutely slammed shut on Drexel, who made less than 25 percent of its shots in … Continue reading

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Thornton, William & Mary blast Drexel 73-47

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – With his young Drexel team down five at the half, Dragons coach Bruiser Flint warned that things could get ugly if they didn’t settle down. An older group might have been able to regain its composure … Continue reading

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Bryant’s career day powers Elon past Drexel, 77-67

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Elijah Bryant continued a strong freshman season as Elon won its Colonial Athletic Association debut, taking down Drexel 77-67 at the Daskalakis Athletic Center on Saturday evening. Bryant set a new career high with a game-high … Continue reading

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Roman’s Garner, London reunited in Allentown

Josh Einbinder-Schatz (@ironicJosh) – If you ask Shep Garner or Rashann London for one word to describe their relationship, they’ll use the same one: brother. The two best friends and former high school teammates squared off against one another at … Continue reading

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Penn State survives late Drexel run, 73-68, in Allentown

Jack Fritz (@Jack_Fritz34) – ALLENTOWN, Pa.–Penn State used some hot 3-point shooting and rode leading scorer D.J Newbill once again down the stretch to power past Drexel, 73-68. It was the ninth win in a row for the Nittany Lions (11-1), … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Tuesday, December 16

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Roberts starting to adjust to La Salle lineup

Madison Elliott (@m_elliott95) – Cleon Roberts has been waiting to make a name for himself in his first season at La Salle. The redshirt sophomore, a transfer from Georgia Southern, is finally starting to warm up after his year on the … Continue reading

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La Salle defeats Drexel, 65-55

Aron Minkoff (@AronMinkoff) — La Salle put an end to a rough four game losing streak with a decisive 65-55 victory over Drexel, marking the Explorers’ first win since defeating St. Francis-Brooklyn on November 25. La Salle was in control the … Continue reading

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