Tavon Allen and Frantz Massenat each made two free throws in the last 16 seconds to help Drexel win its second-straight triple overtime game, edging Cleveland State 85-82 Wednesday night in the Dragons’ home opener.
Darrun Hilliard scored 19 points and James Bell had 14 to lead No. 14 Villanova to a 77-54 win over Penn on Wednesday night.
Tyrone Garland scored 13 of his 17 points in the second half as La Salle bounced back from two straight losses on Wednesday night to defeat Hartford 75-62.
Michael Carter-Williams had a good Tuesday. He led the Sixers to a double-overtime win over the Magic with his first triple-double, on the very same day he was named NBA Rookie Of The Month for November. Oddsmakers think he’s going to keep up the impressive play.
Michael Carter-Williams had 27 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists for his first career triple-double, and Thaddeus Young added 25 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers past the Orlando Magic.
The Sixers will be back in South Philadelphiatonight as they welcome the Orlando Magic to town.
After losing two of three out in the Virgin Islands during the Paradise Jam, the La Salle Explorers are set to return home on Wednesday night to host Hartford.
The Drexel Dragons have really opened some eyes here in the early going of the season.
Andre Stringer scored 18 points and Jarell Martin added 15 as LSU beat St. Joseph’s 82-65 Thursday night at the Old Spice Classic.
The St. Joe’s Hawks will be quite busy this Thanksgiving weekend, as they take part in the Old Spice Classic down in Orlando, Florida.
It has been a great start to the season for Drexel. The Dragons are 3-1, with the only loss coming in a close game (72-67) at #18 UCLA to open the season. On Wednesday night they will play on the New York City stage, taking on #4 Arizona, at Madison Square Garden, in the semifinals of the NIT Season Tip-Off Tournament.
The Lakers signed Kobe Bryant to a two-year contract extension.
Spencer Hawes and Evan Turner are playing the best basketball of their NBA careers, highlighted by their performances on Friday night against the Bucks in an overtime win. Since most fans expect both players to be traded, many have suggested that Sam Hinkie deal them now, when their ‘value is highest.’
The Penn Quakers will face their toughest test of the season to date on Friday night as they visit an undefeated University of Iowa squad at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Adrian Wojnarowski, of Yahoo Sports, released the news that the 76ers had let go Kwame Brown and Darius Morris on Wednesday.