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Drake tops Drexel in 2OT in Paradise Jam consolation game

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Drake tops Drexel in 2OT in Paradise Jam consolation game

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LYNCHBURG, Va. -- De'Antae McMurray scored 23 points, including the winning jumper with 15 seconds left, Drexel turned the ball over on its final two possessions and Drake held on for a 90-88 win in double overtime in the third place game of the relocated Paradise Jam on Sunday.

Tramaine Isabell, who scored 32 for Drexel, was called for traveling after McMurray's basket. McMurray then missed a pair of free throws with five seconds left, but he made up for it with a steal before the Dragons got off a final shot.

McMurray had a 3-point play in the middle of a 7-0 run that put the Bulldogs up 88-85 with 47 seconds left. But Sammy Mojica, who opened the second overtime with a 3, hit one at 41 seconds to tie the game.

Nick McGlynn had 16 points and 12 rebounds and Graham Wood had 13 points as six players scored in double figures for Drake (3-1).

Kurk Lee had 21 points for Drexel (2-3) and Austin Williams had 14 rebounds.

The tournament was moved from St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands to the Vines Center in Lynchburg due to damage from Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Drexel's 3-game winning streak snapped by Robert Morris

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Drexel's 3-game winning streak snapped by Robert Morris

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Dachon Burke scored 25 points with six 3-pointers and Robert Morris made 11 from beyond the arc in beating Drexel 74-60 on Sunday to end the Dragons' three-game win streak.

Koby Thomas scored 21 points with six rebounds for the Colonials (6-4), who led by as many as 20 in winning for the sixth time in its last seven games. Matty McConnell added 10 points, 11 assists and three steals.

Burke opened the game with a 3-pointer and dunk, Jon Williams hit a 3, and the Colonials never trailed. Robert Morris hit seven 3s in the half and led 42-27 at intermission behind 15 points from Burke and 12 from Thomas.

Drexel didn't get within 13 points in the second half, and finished shooting 42 percent from the floor and 4 of 16 from long distance after committing 18 turnovers.

Kurk Lee led Drexel (5-5) with 15 points. Tramaine Isabell scored 12 off the bench, Sammy Mojica added 11, and Austin Williams grabbed 11 rebounds.

Kurk Lee, Sammy Mojica carry Drexel to win over La Salle

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Kurk Lee, Sammy Mojica carry Drexel to win over La Salle

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Kurk Lee and Sammy Mojica combined for 42 points as Drexel jumped out to an early lead and then held off La Salle for a 72-70 victory on Thursday night.

Drexel (5-4) cruised to a 43-30 halftime advantage before La Salle rallied late. Isiah Deas scored eight straight unanswered points to pull the Explorers to 67-65 with 3:52 remaining in the game.

Lee had a free throw and a layup and Austin Williams added a jumper for a 72-68 lead with 1:40 left. La Salle's B.J. Johnson made two free throws for the final score. Deas missed a 3-point attempt as time expired.

Lee nailed 4 of 5 from beyond the arc and finished with 23 points with Mojica adding 19. Austin Williams added 16 points with seven rebounds for Drexel, which had lost three straight before flipping it to a three-game winning streak.

Johnson had has fifth double-double of the year with 21 points and 11 rebounds for La Salle (5-5).