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College Basketball: Drexel women top Towson, 60-43

In the final game of a three-game road swing, the Drexel women's basketball team muscled its way to a 60-43 victory at Towson (11-13, 5-5 Colonial Athletic Association) on Friday night.

Abby Redick scored a career-high 19 points for the Dragons (12-11, 7-3). Fiona Flanagan (Notre Dame Academy) added 13 points, and Rachel Pearson (Archbishop Carroll) scored 14, including eight in the first 3 minutes, 9 seconds of the second half as the Dragons grabbed control. Pearson added a team-best eight rebounds.

Penn 60, Yale 52 - Senior Alyssa Baron became the Quakers' third all-time leading scorer, Sydney Stipanovich had a near-triple-double, and Kara Bonenberger was two rebounds shy of a double-double as host Penn won its seventh straight.

With the win, Penn (15-5, 5-1 Ivy) clinched its second straight winning season. The Quakers also snapped a four-game home losing streak to the Bulldogs (10-11, 4-3 Ivy), who had won eight of the previous nine meetings.

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