Scores

Final

Northeastern 47

(2-4, 0-1 CAA)

Drexel 49

(4-5, 1-0 CAA)

    4:00 PM ET, December 5, 2009

    John A Daskalakis Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    NE 25 2247
    DREX 25 2449

    Top Performers

    Northeastern: N. Ojougboh 10 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Drexel: S. Givens 16 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Drexel 49, Northeastern 47

    Associated Press

    PHILADELPHIA -- Samme Givens scored a season-high 16 points as Drexel held off Northeastern 49-47 on Saturday in the Colonial Athletic Association opener for both teams.

    The Huskies missed two shots on the game's final possession, including an attempt at the buzzer.

    After Drexel (4-5) scored six points in the final 1:32 of the first half to tie the game at 25, Jamie Harris made two baskets to give the Dragons the lead for good at 29-27 with 16:06 left.

    Northeastern (2-4) pulled within 41-40 on a Baptiste Bataille jumper with 4:42 left, but could get no closer.

    Evan Neisler hit two free throws to give Drexel a 49-45 edge with a minute left, then Matt Janning hit two foul shots for 49-47 with 49 seconds left. After a Harris turnover, Nkem Ojougboh missed a 15-footer with 5 seconds left and Janning missed a shot as time expired.

    Janning finished with 17 points for the Huskies.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NE
    DREX
    Points 47 49
    FG Made-Attempted 17-40 (.425) 19-43 (.442)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-3 (.667) 1-8 (.125)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-17 (.647) 10-14 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 6

    2009-10 Season

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