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

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