Tag: men’s basketball
Dec. 4, 2015
Big decisions facing m. bball after 0-6 start
There are 26 head coaches, out of 351 men’s college basketball programs, who have been with the same school since 2001.
Nov. 20, 2015
Similar story as m. bball falls just short of victory
It was a script seen so many times at the Daskalakis Athletic Center, played out with a few new twists, a little more flare, but the same end result.
Nov. 13, 2015
Men’s basketball, healthy for now, faces the unknown
When the calendar turns to November each year, leaves fall, temperatures drop and the chill of another gray malaise arrives swiftly and surely, for we at Drexel University live in the Northeast and have willingly doomed ourselves to three or four months of jowl-shaking cold.
Aug. 21, 2015
New Penn regime reignites basketball rivalry with Drexel
Drexel and Penn players jump for the tip ball Nov. 18 2008, during Penn’s first-ever visit to the Daskalakis Athletic Center. Drexel won, 66-64. (Photo courtesy – Drexel Dragons)The University of Pennsylvania men’s basketball team announced its 2015-16 non-conference schedule Aug. 13, and included the team’s first trip to Drexel’s Daskalakis Athletic Center since 2008.
Jul. 10, 2015
Bah eager for chance to represent Mali
Drexel forward Mohamed Bah, pictured dunking here, will play for the Maliannational team this August in AfroBasket 2015 for a spot in the 2016 Olympics. (Ken Chaney – The Triangle)Growing up in Bamako, Mali, Mohamed Bah and his best friend Ibrahim Djambo would watch the Malian men’s national basketball team, and they would dream.
Jun. 26, 2015
Point guard position will prove to be key puzzle piece
Then-freshman Rashann London drives in a game against the University of Southern Mississippi during the 2014-15 men’s basketball season. (Ken Chaney – The Triangle) In Bruiser Flint’s offense, everything begins with the point guard position. The point guard brings the ball up in each half-court possession and is charged with running Flint’s screen-based offense, at least until a man is left open on the perimeter.
May. 8, 2015
Flint publicly comments on Lee’s decision for first time
Men’s basketball head coach James “Bruiser” Flint pleads with a referee during game in the 2014-15 regular season. (Ken Chaney – The Triangle) Drexel University men’s basketball head coach James “Bruiser” Flint commented on former player Damion Lee’s decision to transfer from Drexel in an ESPN story published May 6.
Apr. 23, 2015
Former Drexel guard Lee commits to Louisville
Former Drexel guard Damion Lee drives on St. Joe’s in November 2014. (Ken Chaney – The Triangle)Former Drexel University shooting guard Damion Lee announced he has committed to play his final year of college basketball at the University of Louisville Thursday morning.
Mar. 30, 2015
Damion Lee explains his decision to transfer
Damion Lee looks up before a free throw Nov. 30. (Ken Chaney – The Triangle)Damion Lee shook his head as he looked at his iPhone, which buzzed for a third time as it rested on the windowsill next to his seat in the Daskalakis Athletic Center.
Mar. 6, 2015
M. bball fall in first round of CAA tournament
Drexel guard Freddie Wilson holds the ball against Southern Mississippi on Nov. 30. (Ken Chaney – The Triangle)BALTIMORE, MD — It was ugly, and it was exhausting.