UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Alihan Demir scored 15 of his career-high 26 points in the second half to help Drexel overcome a 16-point deficit and beat Quinnipiac 92-83 on Sunday night at the Basketball Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase.
Troy Harper scored 19 points — including 13 after halftime — and Freshman Camren Wynter had 18 points, seven rebounds, six assists and a season-high four steals for Drexel (6-5).
Cameron Young's basket gave Quinnipiac a one-point lead with 4:21 to play but Butler answered with a layup and the Dragons never again trailed. Jacob Rigoni made 1 of 2 free throws to make it 80-all with 3:41 left but the Bobcats shot just 1 of 6 from the field and committed three turnovers from there as Drexel scored 12 of the final 15 points.
Rigoni led Quinnipiac (4-5) with 15 points, Young scored 14 and Travis Atson 10. Tyrese Williams, Rich Kelly and Abdulai Bundu added 12 points apiece.