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.
Damion Lee scored 17 points and Frantz Massenat added 16 Monday night as Drexel defeated Hofstra 63-54 for a sweep of their Colonial Athletic Association season series.
DeShawn Painter and Dimitri Batten scored 15 points apiece as Old Dominion shot a blistering 65 percent in the second half to stun Drexel 78-66 Thursday night, snapping a 10-game losing streak and posting the Monarchs’ first Colonial Athletic Association victory of the season.
Freshman Damion Lee scored 24 points, hitting six 3-pointers, and Drexel edged Old Dominion 73-72 Saturday to close out the regular season with its school-record 17th straight win.
Samme Givens led Drexel with team highs of 31 points and nine rebounds as the Dragons beat Fairfield 77-69 on Wednesday night, extending their season-best winning streak to five games.
Samme Givens finished with 17 points and 10 boards as Drexel earned its third straight victory with a 73-68 win over Bradley on Saturday.