While Villanova’s outstanding start and meteoric rise in the national rankings has garnered a lot of the headlines on the local college basketball scene, there is another city team that has been performing at a high level since the season tipped off.
Officials said in a statement Monday that the Earle Mack School of Law will now be known as the Drexel University School of Law.
Frantz Massenat, with 25 points and seven rebounds, helped Drexel earn a 72-58 victory at Davidson on Sunday afternoon.
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.
The man who led the move of the Barnes Foundation from Merion to Museum Row in Philadelphia is stepping down to become a visiting professor at Drexel University.
The Drexel Dragons have really opened some eyes here in the early going of the season.
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 local soccer scene will be well represented in this year’s NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Tournament as both Penn and Drexel earned automatic bids.
While the season is over for the city’s college field hockey teams, two standouts are getting the opportunity to play in one more game.
After a solid split of a couple of tough road games to start the season, the Drexel Dragons are getting ready for the NIT Season Tip-Off. They will open that up on Monday when they play Elon in Piscataway, New Jersey.
The two-story street level space will include several shops and restaurants, including frozen yogurt shop Yogorino, Joe Coffee, a new outpost of Shake Shack and Japanese restaurant coZara, from Chef Tanaka of Zama.
When speakers aren’t an option, good enough is better than not at all.
A Drexel University professor says Jason Collins’ announcement may be signaling a change in major men’s sports.
The spectacle of Cirque du Soleil’s Totem show debuts here May 30th.
The wild post-season ride for the Drexel women’s basketball team is set to continue on Wednesday night as they take on Florida in the national semifinals of the WNIT at the DAC.