INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kofi Cockburn muscled his way to 18 points and Illinois cruised past 16th-seeded Drexel 78-49 Friday in the Illini’s first NCAA Tournament game as a No. 1 seed in 16 years. Illinois (23-6) will face eighth-seeded Loyola Chicago or ninth-seeded Georgia Tech in the second round of the Midwest Regional on Sunday. […]
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The last time Drexel basketball made more than local headlines, TMZ was on the scene because Philadelphia 76ers’ All-Star Ben Simmons and model Kendall Jenner were in the bleachers for a game on the West Philadelphia campus. Maybe real basketball junkies remember when Zach Spiker’s 2018 team rallied from a 34-point, first-half […]
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Mate Okros scored 14 points with four 3-pointers and sixth-seeded Drexel is headed to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 25 years after defeating eighth-seeded Elon 63-56 in the championship game of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament on Tuesday night. The Dragons, whose last NCAA appearance came in 1996 […]
Growing up competitive in lacrosse and in life, sisters Caroline, Katherine and Sarah Senich love playing for Langley High School lacrosse. Soon, however, the trio will be split when Sarah leaves for VCU lacrosse while her twin sisters play for Drexel University.
Back where it all began: New Nova women’s basketball coach Dillon returns to alma mater near hometown
Denise Dillon, a former Wildcat, will return to the school as the university’s new head women’s basketball coach. Dillon knows how to bring success to a program as she did with nearby Drexel for 17 years and will look to do so with her alma mater this season.