If only moral victories counted in the standings…
Next door to the Daskalakis Athletic Center is one of the most sacred sports buildings in the nation's history - the Palestra. The site of the first National Collegiate Athletic Association tournament game, the Palestra has a remarkable history. Built in 1926 and opened in 1927, the Palestra is the oldest major college arena still in use today.
Drexel's men's basketball team hasn't fared so well after playing a good game, despite the loss, against Duke in the Preseason National Invitation Tournament Semifinals. The next game for the Dragons was the NIT Consolation game against the No. 16 UCLA Bruins.
After Drexel men's basketball defeated Princeton in the opening round of the National Invitation Tournament, coach James "Bruiser" Flint told me that it would be an up and down year for his squad.
The Drexel women's basketball team took on the head-to-head challenge with the nationally ranked Temple Owls at the Liacouras Center Nov. 19.
Catherine Scanlon hit a layup with four-tenths of a second remaining to give the Dragons their first win of the year, and the 300th win in program history, 58-57 on the road against Lehigh Nov. 26.
Let me make this clear: I'm not just another insane Flyers fan who allows their bias to blind them from reality. As much as I love my team, I love the sport for what it is. The excitement, the speed and the skill combine for some of the most edge of your seat entertainment that one could ever hope to find.
Every college student in Philadelphia has heard about the infamous WIP sponsored Wing Bowl. Already in its' fourteenth season, the Wing Bowl has seen the likes of such great competitors as El Wingador, Black Widow and Cookie Jarvis. Now it's your turn. Be a part of the Super Bowl of eating contests by participating in the Wing 5.
Drexel wrestling went 2-1 at the Northeast Duals in Albany, N.Y., Nov. 27, and this improved their record to 5-1 overall and 3-0 in the Colonial Athletic Association.