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Drexel-VCU Preview

Sunday, March 4, 2012, 9:28 PM
CAA CHAMPIONSHIP No. 2 seed VCU (27-6) at No. 1 seeded Drexel (27-5) When: Monday, 7 p.m. Richmond Coliseum TV: ESPN At stake: CAA championship and automatic NCAA berth. Last CAA title: VCU, 2009; Drexel (seeking its first title). Current win streak: VCU 5; Drexel 19. This season: Drexel won... Read more

VCU Coach Gets Defensive When Discussing Drexel

Sunday, March 4, 2012, 8:33 PM
RICHMOND, Va. – We understand that coaches often throw bouquets toward their opponents this time of year, but what Virginia Commonwealth coach Shaka Smart said of Drexel was of particular interest. It was shortly after VCU had defeated George Mason, 74-64 to earn a berth in Monday's Colonial... Read more

Drexel To Face VCU In Final

Sunday, March 4, 2012, 6:50 PM
Drexel will meet Virginia Commonwealth in Monday's 7 pm. Colonial Athletic Association championsihp game. VCU advanced by defeating George Mason,74-64, in today's other semifinal. The winners led by as many as 28 points in the first half, but saw George Mason cut the lead to 66-60 with about a minute... Read more

ODU Coach Trying To Sell Underdog Role Vs. Drexel

Saturday, March 3, 2012, 6:25 PM
RICHMOND, Va. -- Old Dominion coach Blaine Taylor didn’t talk a lot about Drexel, but he made sure that he mentioned the pecking order when the Monarchs face the Dragons in Sunday’s 2 p.m. Colonial Athletic Association semifinal. “We are obviously an underdog,” Taylor said... Read more

Second half showed Lee at his best

Saturday, March 3, 2012, 4:00 PM
RICHMOND, Va. -- Like his team, Damion Lee didn’t have the best first half in the Drexel’s 59-47 Colonial Athletic Association quarterfinal win over University of North Carolina Wilmington. Drexel led just 27-22 at intermission and Lee, the CAA Rookie of the Year, had just two points. He... Read more

Drexel to meet UNCW in CAA quarterfinal

Friday, March 2, 2012, 2:08 PM
RICHMOND – Top seeded Drexel (25-5) will be playing No. 9 seeded University of North Carolina Wilmington (10-20) in Saturday’s noon Colonial Athletic Association quarterfinal at the Richmond Coliseum. While top-seeded Drexel had a first-round bye, UNCW defeated No. 8 seed James Madison... Read more

UNCW inside game impresses Drexel

Friday, March 2, 2012, 4:12 PM
RICHMOND -- For a team that is 10-20, the University of North Carolina Wilmington looked awfully impressive in the opening Colonial Athletic Association tournament game. UNCW earned Saturday’s noon CAA quarterfinal against Drexel at the Richmond Coliseum following Friday’s 70-59 victory... Read more

Drexel Extends Win Streak The Hard Way

Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 10:04 PM
This was not the best of efforts for Drexel. In fact in other years it may have resulted in a loss. Yet to show the progression the program has made, the Dragons won a game and extended a win streak on a night that so much didn’t work out. Drexel survived a 63-61 thriller over visiting William... Read more

Lee earns CAA rookie honors for third time

Monday, February 13, 2012, 8:36 PM
Drexel freshman guard Damion Lee named the CAA co-rookie of the week, the school announced on Monday. It’s the third time this season Lee has won the award. Lee, a 6-foot-6 guard, scored 12 points at James Madison and 15 points at home against Hofstra in a pair of Dragons victories. Lee, who... Read more

Drexel gets BracketBuster game Feb. 18 at Cleveland State

Wednesday, February 1, 2012, 3:46 AM
Drexel (17-5) will play at Cleveland State (18-4) in a BracketBuster game on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 11 a.m. that will be televised on ESPNU. Drexel is 3-0 in BracketBuster games. Last year, it hosted and defeated Kent State at the Daskalakis Athletic Center, 73-66. The Dragons defeated Creighton in Omaha... 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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