Recap: Drexel vs. Coll of Charleston
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Frantz Massenat scored a game-high 24 points, as the Drexel Dragons downed the College of Charleston Cougars, 56-45, in Colonial Athletic Association action at the Daskalakis Center.
Massenet shot just 6-of-15 from the field but knocked down 11-of-12 from the free-throw line for Drexel (16-12, 8-7 CAA), winners of two straight. Chris Fouch added 11 points and Dartaye Ruffin tallied eight points and 10 rebounds.
Willis Hall led Charleston (14-16, 6-9) with only nine points.
Although Drexel outscored Charleston in the first half, 42.9 percent to 38.5 percent, the Cougars carried a 28-22 lead into intermission by attempting five more field goals than their opponent and outscoring the Dragons from 3-point range, 9-0.
The Dragons caught fire early in the second half and held a six-point lead with 13 minutes to go, but the Cougars battled back to tie the game at 43 with 5:15 left. It was all Drexel down the stretch, however, as it ended the contest on a 13-2 run to capture the victory.
Drexel was an outstanding 18-of-20 from the free-throw line on the evening, while Charleston was only 7-of-8 at the stripe.Game Notes