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Drexel leads wire-to-wire in win over Elon

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Drexel leads wire-to-wire in win over Elon

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ELON, N.C. — Trevor John hit two free throws with 10 seconds left in the game and Drexel held off a late rally by Elon to post a 67-63 victory on Saturday night.

The Dragons led wire-to-wire and now have swept the season series with the Phoenix.

Troy Harper hit a jumper with 8:22 to go put Drexel up by 11, 58-47, but Andy Pack sparked an Elon comeback with a layup and a 3-pointer. Chuck Hannah hit two layups and Pack knocked down another 3 to get the Phoenix within four, 63-59 with just under three minutes to play. Pack hit a third 3 in the final minute to make it 65-63, but he missed from distance with a second left.

John finished with 14 points to lead Drexel (11-13, 5-6 Colonial). Camren Wynter added 13 and Alihan Demir contributed 12.

Sheldon Eberhardt had 13 points off the bench to lead Elon (8-16, 4-7)

Quinton Rose scores 26 points as Temple beats Memphis

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Quinton Rose scores 26 points as Temple beats Memphis

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Quinton Rose scored a season-high 26 points, Nate Pierre-Louis scored 15 and Temple beat Memphis 85-76 on Thursday night.

Temple (15-4, 5-1 American Athletic Conference), winners of five of their last six, saw Shizz Alston Jr., De'Vondre Perry and Alani Moore II each score 10 points. The Owls raced to a 14-4 lead with Rose scoring nine. Later, Rose added a pair of 3-pointers, Pierre-Louis added a 3 and a layup and Alston made three free throws midway through the first half for a 28-8 lead.

Temple never trailed.

Jeremiah Martin scored a season-high 28 points — he shot 12 of 15 from the foul line —  and had seven rebounds for the Tigers (12-7, 4-2). Kareem Brewton Jr. added 15 points and eight rebounds and Raynere Thornton had 14 points and eight rebounds.

AJ Brodeur reaches 1,000 career points in Penn loss to Toledo

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AJ Brodeur reaches 1,000 career points in Penn loss to Toledo

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TOLEDO, Ohio — Jaelen Sanford scored 15 points, Nate Navigato added 14, and Toledo picked up its 10th straight with a 77-45 victory over Penn on Saturday, ending the Quakers' six-game win streak.

Willie Jackson grabbed 16 rebounds and scored eight points, and Luke Knapke had 10 boards and nine points for the Rockets (12-1), who held Penn to 31-percent shooting.

Navigato's layup amid an 8-0 run broke open back-and-forth play and Toledo led 30-25 on Marreon Jackson's jumper with 2:44 left in the first half and 34-27 at halftime. Navigato hit back-to-back 3-pointers amid a 12-4 run for a 48-34 Toledo lead with 14:42 to go, and the Rockets won going away.

AJ Brodeur had four steals, blocked three shots, grabbed seven rebounds and scored 19 points for his 1,000th career point for Penn (10-3), becoming the 41st player in program history to hit the milestone. Bryce Washington added nine boards.