Drexel readies for its home opener, Thursday against Illinois State.
After overwhelming Central Florida in the first round of the NIT and holding on against Northern Iowa in the second, the Drexel Dragons tonight will go for a third straight win as they host UMass in the quarterfinals.
Samme Givens scored 28 points to lead Drexel to a 65-63 win over Northern Iowa on Sunday in the second round of the NIT.
Frantz Massenat had 18 points and 14 assists, and Chris Fouch scored 19, as Drexel (28-6) shook off its weekend disappointment and trounced Central Florida, 81-56, in the first round of the NIT.
After getting stiffed by the NCAA Tournament committee despite their 27-6 record and regular season CAA title, the Drexel Dragons now focus on their NIT opener tonight at the DAC against Central Florida.
The Owls were selected as the #5 seed in the Midwest Region, but the Dragons were not among the 68 teams chosen to compete in this year’s NCAA Tournament.
Drexel loses in CAA Championship Game, will find out NCAA Tournament fate on Sunday.
Frantz Massenat scored 20 points, Damion Lee had 17 and top-seeded Drexel won its 19th consecutive game, beating Old Dominion 68-51 Sunday to advance to the championship of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament.
Drexel looks to leave no doubt that they belong in the NCAA tournament.
Game after game, the wins never stop coming at Drexel. Same with the doubts.
Drexel is looking to win their 16th straight game.
Drexel looks to win its 14th in a row.
Drexel’s Samme Givens is approaching a milestone.
Frantz Massenat scored 25 points and led Drexel to a 65-57 victory over Towson Saturday night in Colonial Athletic Association play.
Damion Lee leads Drexel over Northeastern.