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Drexel blows double-digit lead in second half of season-opening loss

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Drexel blows double-digit lead in second half of season-opening loss

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Freshman guard Justin Turner had 33 points, seven assists, and four rebounds, and Bowling Green beat Drexel 78-69 on Friday night.

It was the most points from a Falcon freshman since Spencer Park scored 33 at Detroit on Dec. 12, 2015. Nineteen of Turner's points came in the second half.

Bowling Green trailed 42-32 at halftime but went on a 19-0 run in the second half to take control. The Falcons defense held Drexel to 27 points in the second half and 32 percent shooting.

The Falcons forced 19 turnovers, leading to 26 points, in front of a capacity crowd of 2,504.

Austin Williams led Drexel with a career-high 18 points and 12 rebounds for his third double-double. Sammy Mojica added 17 points and seven boards. Williams scored 16 of his points before the break.

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).