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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.

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.