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Video: Dick Jerardi on Temple-Syracuse, Kansas-Ohio State and Jabari Parker heading to Duke

Friday, December 21, 2012, 11:54 AM
Dick Jerardi of the Daily News talks about Temple's clash with Syracuse at Madison Square Garden, Kansas' trip to Ohio State and Jabari Parker's decision to attend Duke in a video chat with Cinesport's Noah Coslov. Read more

Fate of Drexel, Penn

Wednesday, March 7, 2012, 1:26 PM
Video: Drexel could miss the NCAA Tournament despite an excellent run, and Penn was unable to claim a share of the Ivy League title. The Daily News' Dick Jerardi discusses the year in Philly college hoops and addresses the national scene. Read more

Dragons off to see Cali and Cal

Tuesday, December 15, 2009, 5:02 PM
We’ve been playing pretty well as of late. After losing three straight close games to start the year, we are now even at 5-5. Last week we got a big win against Northeastern in our conference opener. Last year they scored at the buzzer to beat us, but this year we were able to come away with... Read more

Drexel in the homestretch

Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 12:24 PM
We’re in the homestretch with only two games remaining on our schedule. On Wednesday, Northeastern comes to the DAC in a real pivotal game for both teams. Northeastern has had a real good year and are a game in front of us, tied for second in the CAA. It should be a tough battle, just like it... Read more

Dragons turning things around

Monday, January 26, 2009, 6:15 PM
Since returning home we have continued to play well. We started the week with a good win against Delaware. Our bench came through for us as Leon Spencer, Tramayne Hawthorne and Samme Givens all gave us important minutes in the game. Samme scored 19 points and Leon had 11 as we were able to get some... Read more

Dexel looks to continue momentum

Sunday, January 18, 2009, 3:44 PM
Our team has played much better the last week or so. We rebounded well from the loss to VCU and picked up a pair of conference wins. Last weekend we went down to Georgia and defeated Georgia State on their home court. It was a good win for us in many ways. It proved to our guys that we are capable... Read more

Drexel makes lineup switch

Friday, December 19, 2008, 2:28 PM
Freshman Samme Givens started his first game for Drexel in place of Kenny Tribbett on Thursday night against Niagara. Dragons coach Bruiser Flint said the 6-5 Givens started because Niagara plays four guards. Givens swept a season-high 12 rebounds. His eight points came at crucial times for the Dragons... Read more

Tough stretch for Drexel

Wednesday, December 17, 2008, 5:11 PM
Last weekend we played at Fairfield, one of the best teams in the MAAC, and lost a close game. Our guys battled hard and took care of the ball, but we just couldn’t make a shot when we needed one. We had 22 offensive rebounds and only five turnovers, but if you shoot 32 percent you’re not... Read more

That 'Palestra experience'

Monday, December 1, 2008, 10:36 PM
Even though the Palestra is just a four-block walk from the Daskalakis Athletic Center, visiting California State Northridge did not visit the hoops shrine during its two-day stay in Philadelphia. Coaches of several other Drexel opponents who travelled a distance have made the visit because they wanted... Read more
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