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Archive: March, 2012

UMass Earns Admiration In Eliminating Drexel

Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 11:25 PM
Sometimes the opponent deserves credit and that’s the case with the University of Massachusetts. Yes, Drexel squandered a 17 points lead with under 16:30 left in the second half, in Tuesday’s 72-70 loss to the visiting Minutemen in the NIT quarterfinal, but UMass showed unbelievable heart... Read more

Drexel-UMASS Preview Box

Monday, March 19, 2012, 9:52 AM
No. 5 seeded University of Massachusetts (24-11) at No. 3 Drexel (29-6) What: NIT Quarterfinal. When: Tuesday, 7 p.m., Daksalakis Athletic Center (2,532). Television: ESPN. Points Per Game/Opponents Points Per Game: UMASS – 77.5/72.5 Drexel – 65.1/55.5. Coaches: UMASS – Derek... Read more

UNI Coach Praises Drexel D

Friday, March 16, 2012, 12:02 PM
Northern Iowa basketball coach Ben Jacobson had the same impression on Drexel that many of the Dragons opponents have. After watching tape of the Dragons in preparation for Sunday’s 11 a.m. second round NIT game at Drexel, Jacobson said his initial concern is getting consistent offense against... Read more

Dragons Prepare For Early NIT Start

Thursday, March 15, 2012, 7:59 PM
Drexel coach Bruiser Flint is happy to be playing in the second round of the NIT, even if it’s a little earlier than usual. The Dragons (28-6) will play host to Northern Iowa in Sunday’s 11 a.m. matchup at the Daskalakis Athletic Center. “We’ll see how it goes on Sunday morning... Read more

Drexel Hosts NIT Game Sunday

Thursday, March 15, 2012, 3:48 AM
Drexel will host Northern Iowa in a second round NIT game at 11 a.m. on Sunday. The game will be televised by ESPN. The Dragons (28-6) are the No. 3 seed in the Region 3, while Northern Iowa (20-13) is seeded seventh. Northern Iowa beat St. Joseph’s, while the Dragons are coming off an impressive... Read more

Quick Start Gives Drexel NIT WIn

Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 10:24 PM
It was all in the start for Drexel. The Dragons had a few days of pent-up frustration and needed a good start which is exactly what they got in their opening 81-56 NIT win over visiting University of Central Florida. Frantz Massenat, who had 18 points and 14 assists, said the players fed off the... Read more

Drexel-UCF Preview Box

Tuesday, March 13, 2012, 5:48 PM
Central Florida University (22-10) at Drexel (27-6) Wednesday, 7:15 p.m. The winner: meets the winner of No. 7 Northern Iowa and No. 2 St. Joseph’s at a date to be determined. Coaches UCF – Donnie Jones (5th season, 98-63 overall, 43-22 in second season at UCF). Drexel - Bruiser Flint... Read more

Calipari: 'I don’t know how Iona gets in instead of Drexel'

Monday, March 12, 2012, 12:26 PM
Kentucky coach John Calipari, whose team is the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament, has plenty of empathy for Drexel. Calipari is close friends with Drexel coach Bruiser Flint, his former assistant who replaced him as head coach at the University of Massachusetts. So with that background,... Read more

Video: Drexel's Given talks NCAA and NIT Tournaments

Monday, March 12, 2012, 7:49 PM
Video: Drexel senior Samme Givens talking about the NCAA and NIT Tournaments. Read more

Video: Drexel's Fouch talks before practice

Monday, March 12, 2012, 7:43 PM
Video: Drexel's guard Chris Fouch talks before practice today. Read more
About this blog
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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