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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.

Drexel scores just 19 first-half points, falls to Towson

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Drexel scores just 19 first-half points, falls to Towson

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TOWSON, Md. — Tobias Howard scored a career-high 26 points as Towson beat Drexel 92-77 on Saturday. Brian Fobbs added 25 points for the Tigers.

Howard hit 8 of 10 free throws.

Nakye Sanders had 17 points and 10 rebounds for Towson (10-17, 6-8 Colonial Athletic Association).

Towson dominated the first half and led 46-19 at the break. The Dragons' 19 first-half points marked a season low for the team.

Alihan Demir had 17 points for the Dragons (12-16, 6-9). Camren Wynter added 13 points and eight assists. Trevor John and Troy Harper had 12 points apiece.

The Tigers leveled the season series against the Dragons with the win. Drexel defeated Towson 72-66 on Jan. 17. Towson plays Hofstra on the road on Thursday. Drexel matches up against Delaware at home next Saturday.

Drexel's comeback falls short in 2-point loss to JMU

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Drexel's comeback falls short in 2-point loss to JMU

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HARRISONBURG, Va. — Dwight Wilson scored 20 points and pulled down a career-high 18 rebounds and James Madison defeated Drexel 71-69 on Thursday night.

Wilson was 9-of-11 shooting with the Dukes (11-15, 4-9 Colonial Athletic Association) shooting 57 percent. Stuckey Mosley added 15 points.

Trailing by eight with under a minute to go, Drexel scored seven straight points, capped by Camren Wynter's 3-pointer with 10 seconds remaining. Darius Banks made two free throws with three seconds left for a three-point lead. Drexel's Troy Harper went to the line with 1.9 left, made the first free throw and missed the second with the ball going out of bounds to Drexel with 0.8 remaining. However, the inbounds pass was knocked away as time ran out.

JMU used a 23-7 run in building a 15-point in the first half before Drexel (12-15, 6-8) cut it to nine at the break. JMU was ahead by 12 with 5:14 left in the game before the Dragons rallied.

Alihan Demir scored 23 points, 15 in the second half, and James Butler had 14 points and 12 rebounds for Drexel.