Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Dragons to face UCF In NIT

Drexel’s first round NIT opponent is the University of Central Florida from Conference USA.

Dragons to face UCF In NIT

Drexel’s first round NIT opponent is the University of Central Florida from Conference USA.

The game will be played 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday at Drexel.

UCF went 22-10 overall and finished third in the conference with a 10-6 mark. The Knights lost to eventual conference tournament champion Memphis, 83-52, in the semifinal.

Keith Clanton, a 6-9 junior, averages a team-high 14.6 points for UCF.

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What is interesting is that if Drexel wins and second seeded St Joseph’s beats No. 7 Northern Iowa, then the Dragons and Hawks would meet in the second round.

 

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The college sports staff of The Inquirer covers Drexel men’s basketball, as well as other sports. Keith Pompey, who also covers Temple; Joe Juliano, beat reporter for Villanova; Marc Narducci, who writes on St. Joseph’s; and Mike Jensen, who writes Campus college sports columns, contribute their longtime expertise in Philadelphia college sports to their coverage of Drexel.

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