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).
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.
Austin Williams slammed home the winning points on a dunk with 13 seconds left to play and then blocked a shot at the other end as Drexel held on for a 68-67 win over Lafayette Wednesday night.
Tramaine Isabell led the Dragons, who were playing their first home game since Nov. 13, with 19 points and Williams added 15plus 10 rebounds and blocked three shots. Alihan Demir and Sammy Mojica scored 12 and 10 points, respectively.
Lafayette, playing a fifth straight road game, took the 67-66 lead when Justin Jaworski scored and was fouled, converting the 3-point play. Isabell missed a 3-point attempt on Drexel's next possession but Mojica rebounded and dished to Williams for the slam.
Williams blocked a Jaworski jump shot with six seconds remaining and the Leopards missed twice more as time expired.
The win ended a three-game skid for Drexel (3-4). Lafayette (0-6) has lost its last two games by a combined five points. Jaworski scored 24 and Matt Klinewski 17.