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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 slide continues with lopsided loss to Northeastern

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Drexel's slide continues with lopsided loss to Northeastern

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Jordan Roland had 26 points as Northeastern easily defeated Drexel 90-66 on Saturday. Vasa Pusica added 21 points for the Huskies. Pusica also had nine rebounds for the Huskies.

Anthony Green had 14 points and nine rebounds for Northeastern (20-10, 14-4 Colonial Athletic Conference), which earned its fourth straight victory. Bolden Brace added nine rebounds.

Northeastern totaled 53 second-half points, a season best for the team.

Camren Wynter had 19 points and eight assists for the Dragons (13-18, 7-11). Alihan Demir added 14 points and nine rebounds. Trevor John had 11 points.

The Huskies improve to 2-0 against the Dragons this season. Northeastern defeated Drexel 93-83 on Dec. 28. The Huskies and the Dragons next take the floor in the Colonial Athletic Conference Tournament.

Drexel can't slow down Justin Wright-Foreman in loss to Hofstra

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Drexel can't slow down Justin Wright-Foreman in loss to Hofstra

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Justin Wright-Foreman had 32 points as Hofstra narrowly defeated Drexel 80-77 to earn at least a share of the Colonial Athletic Association title on Thursday night.

Eli Pemberton had 15 points and six rebounds for Hofstra (24-6, 14-3), which has a one-game lead over Northeastern with one game left to play. Desure Buie added 15 points. Jalen Ray had 10 points for the visiting team.

Alihan Demir had 24 points for the Dragons (13-17, 7-10). Trevor John added 20 points and six rebounds. James Butler had 18 points.

The Pride improve to 2-0 against the Dragons this season. Hofstra defeated Drexel 89-75 on Dec. 30. Hofstra finishes out the regular season against Delaware on the road on Saturday. Drexel finishes out the regular season against Northeastern at home on Saturday.