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Drexel swats away JMU's comeback bid

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Drexel swats away JMU's comeback bid

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Troy Harper scored 17 points and Sammy Mojica added 16 as Drexel outlasted James Madison 76-74 on Thursday night.

The Dragons (10-14, 4-7 Colonial Athletic Association) also received double-digit contributions from Kurk Lee (14 points) and Austin Williams (11 points) in the win over the Dukes (6-18, 2-9). Williams and Lee played hero for Drexel in the final seconds, with Lee making two free throws with 6.2 seconds left and Williams rejecting a Stuckey Mosley layup at the buzzer to seal the Dragons' win.

Drexel took command early, taking advantage of the Dukes missing 10 of their first 11 shots to jump out to a 9-2 lead. The Dragons held a 30-22 advantage at halftime. In the period, JMU missed all 10 of its 3-pointers.

Both teams saw more success shooting the ball in the second half, with each hitting over 57 percent of its shots after the break. JMU used 10 Drexel turnovers to get back in it. Matt Lewis' layup tied it at 74 with just 27 seconds left, before Lee and Williams sealed the victory.

Matt Lewis finished with 26 points, while Mosley scored 22 for the Dukes.

Drexel edges Abilene Christian in overtime

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Drexel edges Abilene Christian in overtime

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Zach Walton came off the bench to score 22 points with seven rebounds and Drexel edged Abilene Christian 86-83 in overtime on Sunday.

James Butler picked up his second straight double-double for the Dragons (2-1) with 13 points, 13 rebounds and three blocked shots. Sam Green added 11 points. Camren Wynter had six assists.

Payten Ricks scored a career-high 29 points and had five steals for the Wildcats (1-1). Clay Gayman scored a career-high 21 points on 8-of-9 shooting from the floor.

Drexel won the rebound battle 45-22, but Abilene Christian forced 24 turnovers while committing only nine.

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.