Drexel 30 25 55
Rice 20 27 47
Date of game: 11/25/2012

Recap: Rice vs. Drexel

Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) - Frantz Massenat scored 20 points to push the Drexel Dragons to a 55-47 victory over the Rice Owls in the seventh place game of the DirecTV Classic at Anaheim Convention Center Arena.

Massenat went 7-of-10 from the floor and made all three of his attempts from beyond the arc to help Drexel (2-4) end the tournament on a positive note. Damion Lee added 16 points and six rebounds while Daryl McCoy grabbed a team- best total of seven rebounds.

Rice (1-5) was led by Tamir Jackson, who finished with 20 points after making eight of his 18 field goal attempts. Julian DeBose added 12 points and nine rebounds before fouling out.

Lee drained a three-pointer for the first basket of the game and the Dragons never looked back. Drexel shot 66.7 percent from the floor including a 4-of-6 connection rate from three-point range to take a 30-20 lead into the intermission. Massenat scored 12 points on 4-of-5 shooting in the opening half while Lee netted eight as the duo equaled the opposition's point total. The Owls fell behind after making only 8-of-24 field goal attempts in the first 20 minutes of action.

Rice cut into the deficit after the break by limiting Drexel to 36.8 percent shooting from the floor. The Dragons managed to stay in front by converting 10-of-13 at the charity stripe in the second half.

Drexel held a 33-23 edge in the rebounding battle to overcome its 14 turnovers.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
Harvick claims Darlington pole

Kevin Harvick became the eighth different pole winner in as many Sprint Cup Series races this season after posting the fastest lap in the final round of Friday's knockout-style qualifying for the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

Chris Johnson joins Jets

Chris Johnson officially now has a new home, with the former 2,000-yard rusher agreeing to terms with the New York Jets Wednesday on a reported two-year contract.

Hanley Ramirez takes pitch off hand, leaves game

Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez left Wednesday's game against the Giants after being hit on the hand by a pitch.

Andersen gets nod for Ducks' playoff opener

Anaheim Ducks head coach Bruce Boudreau declared rookie Frederik Andersen as the starter for Wednesday's Game 1 of their Western Conference quarterfinal against the Dallas Stars.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.baylorschool.org/summer
Experience Baylor summer camp - a 70 year tradition of summer fun and adventure. What are you waiting for? Make the most of summer by signing up today!
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
www.STNS.org
Register now for St. Nicholas summer camp whose mission & purpose is to provide a fun learning experience for children, developing physical, cultural, social and intellectual abilities.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.