Jarrell Brantley had 22 points as Charleston narrowly defeated Drexel 86-84 on Saturday.
Trevor John pulled Drexel to 86-84 with 4.9 seconds left on a pair of free throws following Brantley's flagrant 1 foul. John then took the inbounds pass at the top of the arc, dribbled twice and tossed an awkward 3-point shot that hit the glass at the buzzer.
Grant Riller added 19 points for Charleston (20-6, 9-4 Colonial Athletic Conference), which earned its sixth consecutive win. Marquise Pointer had 13 points and Sam Miller had 11 points for the visitors.
Troy Harper scored a career-high 30 points for the Dragons (12-14, 6-7). Alihan Demir added 18 points. Camren Wynter had 16 points and six assists. John finished with 10 points.
The Cougars evened the season series against the Dragons with the win. Drexel defeated College of Charleston 79-78 on Jan. 10. College of Charleston plays Hofstra at home on Thursday. Drexel matches up against James Madison on the road on Thursday.
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.
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.