Scores

Final

Drexel 64

(4-6, 0-1 CAA)

Saint Joseph's 52

(5-7, 2-3 home)

5:00 PM ET, December 31, 2008

Palestra, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1 2 T
DREX 30 3464
JOES 28 2452

Top Performers

Drexel: J. Harris 16 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast

Saint Joseph's: T. Carr 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

Drexel 64, Saint Joseph's 52

Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- Scott Rodgers scored 18 points as Drexel used two second-half runs and held off city rival Saint Joseph's 64-52 Wednesday night.

Jamie Harris added 16 points for Drexel (4-6).

Tasheed Carr scored 19 points and Ahmad Nivins 16 for Saint Joseph's (5-7).

Leading 35-30 with 15:48 left, the Dragons went on an 11-4 run, then, after a free throw by Carr, scored 12 of the next 14 points to lead 58-37 at the 3:58 mark.

Saint Joseph's went on a 15-1 run to close within 59-52 with 32 seconds left, but could get no closer.

The Hawks used an early 10-0 run to take a 20-9 advantage, and led 26-16 with four minutes left in the first half.

Harris then sparked a 16-2 run and hit a 30-footer at the halftime buzzer that gave Drexel a 30-28 advantage at the break.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
DREX
JOES
Points 64 52
FG Made-Attempted 18-41 (.439) 17-50 (.340)
3P Made-Attempted 4-10 (.400) 3-11 (.273)
FT Made-Attempted 24-40 (.600) 15-20 (.750)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 26 (0/0)
Largest Lead 21 11

2008-09 Season

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