If you watched the Drexel Dragons and George Mason University Patriots men’s basketball teams during the 2012-13 season, you would have seen a few common themes emerge. From the Drexel side, Damion Lee, a sophomore with the potential to be the best player in his conference by a mile, was painfully inconsistent without much of [...]
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There are few cautionary tales that haven’t been written about the men’s basketball team this season. The fans of the Blue and Gold have had to take every win with a grain of salt and every loss with a dose of reality. This week brought both, and as usual, Drexel’s season continues on without certainty [...]
The Dragons finally had a legitimate winning streak. They had shut down one of the premier freshmen in the country, the freshman who now holds the highest single-game point total in the country for his class. And then in came the University of Delaware. As recounted last week, the rivalry game against Delaware was a [...]
Five wins, 11 losses. That was the Drexel men’s basketball team’s record before a Jan. 19 victory over The College of William & Mary on the road. The Dragons now sit at 9-12, still with a losing record, but after facing and knocking off some staunch competition from the league’s elite, the Dragons are feeling [...]
At some point, you learn to take the small victories without worrying about when the big ones will come. The Drexel men’s basketball team is slowly but steadily starting to pile up those small ones. The Dragons defeated The College of William & Mary 59-48 Jan. 19, finally ending their three-game losing streak and picking [...]
Things were rolling as smoothly as possible roughly 10 months ago for Bruiser Flint’s Dragons. The men’s basketball team had completed a 19-game winning streak, which spanned the course of two months. Now, two months shy of the one-year mark of that run, the team has won just seven of its last 19 games. The [...]
The Drexel University men’s basketball team earned its first win of the season Nov. 17 against the rival University of Pennsylvania 61-59. However, the Dragons were unable to carry that momentum into the DirecTV Classic, losing two of their three games. The Dragons put in a more complete effort against Penn than they did in [...]
A recruit from New Haven, Conn., Tavon Allen missed his entire first year of Drexel basketball after suffering a stress fracture in the preseason. The injury, which Allen described as a “freak thing,” pushed back his debut to the court, as he was redshirted. Considering the excitement that comes with one’s first collegiate season, it [...]
For the Drexel men’s basketball team, the upcoming season has a chance to be the most prolific campaign in recent memory. After receiving five votes in the AP Top 25 preseason poll, the term “mid-major” is merely a label as the Dragons reach the final throes of their season preparations. While having junior Frantz Massenat [...]
The Drexel men’s basketball team will kick off its season Nov. 9 against Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. The Dragons will play their home opener Nov. 15 against Illinois State University, and just two days later, Drexel will face its 33rd Street rival, the University of Pennsylvania. The Dragons will then travel to Anaheim, [...]
The 2012-13 men’s basketball schedule was finally released late last week, and it’s looking like nothing but good news for the Dragons. The team has a more competitive schedule than last year, and if they win games like they did last season, they are bound to get an at-large bid for the NCAA Tournament if [...]
Welcome to Drexel University, home of the Dragons. We here at The Triangle’s sports section understand that freshman year can be a confusing time; making new friends, adjusting to life on your own and finding your bearings in a new city can be overwhelming. Don’t fret, young one, we are here to simplify one of [...]
Baker has graced Philadelphia sports for over four decades. His commitment to athletics has earned him a spot in the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame. Stepping up to the plate is Dan Baker — star public address announcer, Big Five Hall of Famer and soon-to-be Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame inductee. As the longest-tenured PA [...]
Sophomore forward Goran Pantovic attempts a shot against the University of Central Florida. Pantovic played eight minutes agaunst UCF and scored a career high 10 points The selection committee didn’t call Drexel’s name to be invited to the big dance on Selection Sunday. After posting a 25-2 record since Dec. 10, the Dragons were left [...]
Drexel head coach James “Bruiser” Flint roams the sidelines during the Dragons 56-59 loss to Virginia Commonwealth University in the Colonial Athletic Association Championship game. The tournament took place in Richmond, Va. at the Richmond Coliseum. Drexel vs. the world — not necessarily. The above statement has caught on as “the thing” to say after [...]
After a stretch that remained so constant, there is much uncertainty as to how the remainder of Drexel’s 2011-12 men’s basketball season will finish. For more than two months, the Dragons were unbeaten. Their only loss since Dec. 10 was to Georgia State University in Atlanta Jan. 2. It was all building toward a guaranteed [...]
The Drexel men’s basketball team has suffered its first loss in what seems like all season, as the team hasn’t lost a game since Jan. 2. Junior Derrick Thomas was recently charged with simple assault and criminal trespass. The charges stem from an incident that took place in December on La Salle University’s campus, according [...]
“Year of the Dragon” was the mantra for the Drexel men’s basketball team this year. In a Colonial Athletic Association poll taken in October, the Dragons were favored to win the conference tournament with six of their returning top players. Unfortunately, Derrick Thomas was one of these top six, and he won’t be playing this [...]
After beating Hofstra University for their 13th straight win and 21st victory of the season, the Drexel men’s basketball team welcomed the Tribe of The College of William & Mary to the DAC on Valentine’s Day. The Dragons were able to earn their 14th straight win in a game that went down to the wire [...]
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