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Drexel loses 5th straight game

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Drexel loses 5th straight game

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HARRISONBURG, Va.  — Matt Lewis scored 20 points, including the go-ahead bucket, and James Madison beat Drexel 75-73 on Saturday.

Lewis made a short leaner then added two free throws with 14 seconds remaining to lead 75-71. Kurk Lee scored with eight seconds remaining for Drexel and JMU's Banks missed two free throws but Troy Harper's heave from just past halfcourt went off the rim.

There were 20 lead changes and 17 ties in a game neither team led by more than five.

Stuckey Mosley added 13 points, Develle Phillips 12 and Darius Banks 10 for the Dukes (6-15, 2-6 Colonial Athletic Association), who beat the Dragons (7-14, 1-7) for the ninth straight time.

Tramaine Isabell scored 21 points with 10 rebounds, Troy Harper added 14 points, Alihan Demir 13 and Sammy Mojica 12 for Drexel.

JMU has won two straight after losing seven in a row while Drexel's losing streak reached five.

Kurk Lee's season-high 19 points not enough as Drexel loses to UNC Wilmington

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Kurk Lee's season-high 19 points not enough as Drexel loses to UNC Wilmington

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WILMINGTON, N.C. — Devontae Cacok scored 24 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for his 12th double-double of the season and UNC Wilmington beat Drexel 97-83 on Saturday.

Ty Gadsden and Jeantal Cylla scored 20 points apiece, Jay Estime' added 11 and Kai Toews dished 13 assists for the Seahawks (8-7, 3-1 Northeast Conference), who scored 24 points off of 11 turnovers and made 11 of 25 3-pointers.

Gadsden's 4-point play put the Seahawks up for good 53-51 and UNCW pulled ahead by 14, 76-62, after a 15-4 run. Drexel cut it to eight on Troy Harper's layup with 1:03 left, but the Seahawks outscored them 8-2 from there.

Kurk Lee scored 19 points with five 3s for the Dragons (8-11, 2-4). James Butler scored a career-high 17 and grabbed 10 rebounds and Harper also scored 17. Camren Winter made eight assists.

With Ben Simmons and Kendall Jenner watching, Drexel tops Robert Morris

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With Ben Simmons and Kendall Jenner watching, Drexel tops Robert Morris

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Alihan Demir scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Drexel beat Robert Morris 82-69 on Saturday.

Demir was 6 of 15 from the field for the Dragons (4-4). Troy Harper added 14 points, four rebounds and four assists, Trevor John had 13 points and seven rebounds and James Butler and Camren Wynter scored 11 points apiece.

The Dragons trailed 17-10 early in the first half but rallied 15-7 in the final seven minutes to take a 42-34 lead at halftime.

A dunk by Tim Perry Jr. capped a 14-8 Drexel surge to open the second half, making it 56-42 with 16:56 to play. Robert Morris got as close as 65-54 midway before the Dragons opened it up again on a Butler layup followed by a John 3-pointer for a 70-54 advantage with 8:32 left and they led by double figures the rest of the way.

Josh Williams scored 15 points for the Colonials (4-4).

In the crowd at Daskalakis Athletic Center, Drexel fans spotted NBA All-Star Ben Simmons and model Kendall Jenner.