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Tramaine Isabell's 35 points power Drexel to win over Rider

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Tramaine Isabell's 35 points power Drexel to win over Rider

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Tramaine Isabell scored a career-high 35 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Drexel to an 89-77 victory over Rider on Saturday.

Isabell was 11 of 18 from the floor and made four 3-pointers. Sammy Mojica added 22 points on 7-of-14 shooting and Austin Williams chipped in 12 points for Drexel (4-4).

Tyere Marshall scored 23 points and Dimencio Vaughn had 20 to lead Rider (5-3). Frederick Scott and Jordan Allen added 10 points apiece.

The Dragons took the lead for good, 56-53, and stretched it to double digits with 7:10 to play. Marshall scored four points and Allen made a 3-pointer as part of a 7-0 surge to pull the Broncs to 76-74 with 3:30 remaining. Isabell scored six points and Alihan Demir and Mojica each made 3-pointers in a 13-3 spurt from Drexel to end it.

Drexel disappoints in game after historic comeback

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Drexel disappoints in game after historic comeback

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Jordon Talley hit a jumper with seconds to go to lift UNC Wilmington to an 83-82 win over Drexel on Saturday in a regular season closer for both teams.

The Seahawks (10-20, 7-11 Colonial Athletic Association) trailed 82-81 with eight seconds left when Talley hit the winning bucket. Drexel's Kurk Lee missed a layup at the other end and Austin Williams failed to make the second-chance shot.

The Seahawks are battling with Elon for the sixth spot in the CAA standings, which carries with it an opening-round bye to next weekend's tournament. Elon finishes its regular season at home against James Madison on Monday.

Ty Taylor II led UNCW with 23 points, Talley finished with 21 points, Devontae Cacok added 16 points and 21 rebounds and Jaylen Fornes had 12 points.

Tramaine Isabell scored 29 points with eight rebounds for the Dragons (12-19, 6-12), who set a new Division I comeback record Thursday night with a 34-point rally to beat Delaware 85-83.

Drexel — yes, Drexel — pulls off Division I history

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Drexel — yes, Drexel — pulls off Division I history

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Tramaine Isabell posted a double-double and made two free throws with 2.2 seconds left to give Drexel a 34-point comeback win over Delaware Thursday night for the largest come-from-behind win in the history of Division I basketball.

Isabell scored 29 points with 12 rebounds and nine assists in the 85-83 victory. Drexel broke a record that stood since Dec. 30, 1950 when Duke beat Tulane 74-72 after trailing by 32.

Jacob Cushing's 3-pointer with 2:36 before halftime gave Delaware a 53-19 lead. From there, Drexel (12-18, 6-11 Colonial Athletic) proceeded to outscore Delaware 66-30 on 58-percent shooting.

Isabell tied it with a 3-point play with 3:50 left. The teams traded jump shots before Darian Bryant fouled Isabell on his 3-point attempt with time winding down. Isabell made 2 of 3 foul shots and Eric Carter's desperation 3-pointer was off as time expired.

Sammy Mojica scored 16 points, Troy Harper 14 and Kurk Lee, 13 for the Dragons.

Ray Allen led Delaware (12-18, 5-12) with 21 points, Ryan Daly, 17, Carter, 15 with 12 rebounds and Anthony Mosley added 14.