City 6 observations: Solid start for St. Joe’s, Penn needs to readjust expectations | Mike Jensen

Pookie Powell is a savvy player for La Salle, and Temple did a good job of not panicking while playing from behind. Oh, and Villanova looks all right.

City 6 observations: Solid start for St. Joe’s, Penn needs to readjust expectations | Mike Jensen

Pookie Powell is a savvy player for La Salle, and Temple did a good job of not panicking while playing from behind. Oh, and Villanova looks all right.

Rutgers uses second half surge to defeat Drexel 95-66

The Dragons were within three points early in the second half before Rutgers began pulling away.

Rutgers uses second half surge to defeat Drexel 95-66

The Dragons were within three points early in the second half before Rutgers began pulling away.

Drexel loses day game at Eastern Michigan, 66-62

Paul Jackson scored 20 points with six assists and Boubacar Toure had 14 points and 11 rebounds as Eastern Michigan beat Drexel 66-62, in an 11 a.m. tipoff in Ypsilanti, Mich.

Drexel loses day game at Eastern Michigan, 66-62

Paul Jackson scored 20 points with six assists and Boubacar Toure had 14 points and 11 rebounds as Eastern Michigan beat Drexel 66-62, in an 11 a.m. tipoff in Ypsilanti, Mich.
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Previewing Philly's six college basketball teams

Here is everything you need to know about the 2018-19 college basketball season.

2018-19 college basketball preview: Despite corruption convictions, don’t expect much change — Kansas is favored to win

The 2018-19 season begins Tuesday, about two weeks following the conviction of three people in a pay-for-play scheme. On the court, Kansas is the early favorite to win it all. Does Penn State have a chance to make the NCAA Tournament?

Most City Six teams face changes … and then there is Villanova | Women’s basketball preview

The City Six is looking to send more than just Villanova to the NCAA Tournament this season.

Turkey native Alihan Demir is feeling at home at Drexel and in Philadelphia | Season preview

The junior forward grew up in Ankara, Turkey which is twice as big as Philadelphia. He's adjusted to life in the U.S. well, especially after spending a year in Wyoming.

With all five starters back, Northeastern picked to overtake Charleston | CAA preview

Northeastern enters the season as the favorite, edging out last year's champion Charleston, while Drexel was picked to finish ninth and Delaware seventh.

Dragons will rely on Troy Harper and Kurk Lee to lead march toward improvement | Drexel season preview

The Dragons improved by four wins last season and a similar improvement is a realistic goal for the team picked to finish ninth in the 10-team CAA.

Ridley lacrosse twins promote HEADstrong foundation’s cancer-research message

The HEADstrong Foundation was founded by Nick Colleluori, a Ridley High School alum who died of cancer in 2007. The foundation hosted a lacrosse tournament in University City this past weekend.

Bailey Greenberg wants to help Drexel jump from the WNIT to the Big Dance | Season preview

The Dragons have played in the WNIT eight times since their last NCAA Tournament bid.

Drexel gets commitment from 6-8 wing T.J. Bickerstaff, nephew of Memphis Grizzlies coach

The nephew of Memphis Grizzlies coach J.B. BIckerstaff, last season T.J. Bickerstaff averaged 15.5 points and nine rebounds.

Drexel picked ninth in CAA men’s basketball poll

Delaware was picked seventh in the 10-team league.

Basketball: Westtown's John Camden piling up scholarship offers

The 6-foot-7, 180-pound sophomore guard was offered a scholarship most recently by the University of Miami.

How will Villanova defend, and other City Six questions

The reigning NCAA champions have more questions to answer than in recent years.

Drexel leaving Friday for basketball trip to Australia

The Dragons will play four games during their 12-day trip.

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