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Drexel closes on 7-0 run to pull off dramatic win

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Drexel closes on 7-0 run to pull off dramatic win

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Tramaine Isabell scored 21 points and made the game-winning free throw with a second left to lead Drexel past Northeastern 68-67 on Saturday.

Northeastern led 67-61 after Tomas Murphy hit a jumper with 2:20 left, but the Huskies never scored again and missed their last three shots from the field and three free throws. Vasa Pusica missed a 3-point heave at the buzzer.

Isabell made half his eight attempts from the foul line in the final 1:53. With two seconds left he made the first of two free throws to tie it. He missed the second but grabbed the offensive rebound, Bolden Brace fouled Isabell and he went back to the line and made 1 of 2 to win it. Austin Williams made a layup and Troy Harper added a free throw during Drexel's late 7-0 run.

Williams and Sammy Mojica each scored 13 and Williams had 11 rebounds for Drexel (9-14, 3-7 Colonial Athletic Association).

Pusica scored 20 points and distributed seven assists and Murphy scored 16 points. Northeastern (14-8, 7-3) saw its four-game winning streak end.

Isabell's 29 points not enough for Drexel

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Isabell's 29 points not enough for Drexel

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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Justin Wright-Foreman scored 22 of his 32 points in the second half, Eli Pemberton and Rokas Gustys had double-doubles and Hofstra pulled away in the second half to beat Drexel 88-76 on Saturday.

Wright-Foreman buried four 3-pointers and added six assists and five rebounds for the Pride (17-11, 10-6 Colonial Athletic Association). Gustys posted his third straight double-double and 13th of the season with 10 points and 17 rebounds, while Pemberton had 16 points and 10 boards for his first this season.

Drexel (11-18, 5-11) , which has lost four straight, led 34-32 at halftime, but Desure Buie scored five in an 8-0 run to begin the second half as Hofstra moved in front 40-34 and never relinquished the lead. Wright-Foreman's 3-pointer pushed the lead to double digits 4 1/2 minutes after intermission. Tramaine Isabell hit a jumper to cut Drexel's deficit to 69-66 with five minutes left, but Wright-Foreman scored nine over the next 2 1/2 minutes to put the game out of reach.

Isabell topped the Dragons with 29 points.

Drexel blown away by College of Charleston

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Drexel blown away by College of Charleston

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CHARLESTON, S.C. — Jarrell Brantley scored 30 points, Nick Harris added 21, both career highs, and College of Charleston rolled to an 89-67 win over Drexel on Saturday for its eighth-straight win.

Grant Riller added 16 points for the Cougars (20-6, 11-3 Colonial Athletic Association), who won their 15th straight at home and avenged an earlier overtime loss at Drexel.

Brantley had eight points, including a 3-pointer and a 3-point play, in a 15-0 run that put the Cougars up 71-56 with 7:50 to play. The Dragons missed five straight shots with three turnovers.

Brantley was 12-of-18 shooting, making all four of his 3-pointers. Harris was 9-of-10 and Riller 7-of-11. The Cougars shot 55 percent (37 of 67) and had 16 assists with just one turnover.

Tramaine Isabell had 17 points for the Dragons (11-16, 5-9), whose previous five games were decided by three points or less, four of them wins.