Drexel vs. Northeastern: Recap and Stats

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Drexel vs. Northeastern: Recap and Stats
Drexel 52
(9-13, 7-6 away)
Northeastern 59
(14-8, 7-6 home)
Venue: Matthews Arena
6:00PM ET / 3:00PM PT, February 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Drexel 24 28 52
Northeastern 24 35 59
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Drexel D Thomas 13 D McCoy 11 F Massenat 4
Northeastern J Lee 17 J Lee 5 J Lee 4

On Saturday, February 2nd, Northeastern took on Drexel and defeated the Dragons 59-52 in CAA play. The Huskies stay unbeaten against Drexel this season at 2-0. The Huskies were led by Jonathan Lee, who put up a game-high 17 points plus five rebounds. Joel Smith had 14 points and added four rebounds. Dartaye Ruffin recorded a double-double for the Dragons on 12 points and 11 rebounds. Northeastern (14-8, 9-1 CAA) travels to Hofstra (5-17, 2-7 CAA) on Wednesday, February 6th.

Northeastern Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:05 left to go.
  • Northeastern started 14-8 during the 2009, 2004, and 2003 seasons (since 1996).
  • NU beat the spread by 4.0 points. That makes the 10th time this season the Huskies have beaten the spread.
  • NU has won 100% of the time this season (9-0) when opponents record 8 or fewer free throws made.
  • This season Northeastern has won 83% of the time (5-1) when Jonathan Lee has 5 rebounds or more.
  • NU set a season low for field goals made.
  • This is the 12th game at home this season--NU has a 0.7 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Jonathan Lee and Joel Smith) accounted for 52.5% of the points.
  • Jonathan Lee has led the team in rebounding in 4 out of 22 games this season.
  • Joel Smith has 7 straight double-digit point games.

Drexel Game Notes

  • Drexel lost and did not cover the spread.
  • The top two scorers (Derrick Thomas and Dartaye Ruffin) accounted for 48.0% of the points.
  • Dartaye Ruffin accounted for 31.4% of the team's rebounds.
  • Dartaye Ruffin has led the team in rebounding 9 times in 22 games this season.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Derrick Thomas.
  • Daryl McCoy recorded the 21st double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Daryl McCoy set a career high with 7 offensive rebounds.
  • Dartaye Ruffin recorded the 13th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Dartaye Ruffin recorded a double-double. It was his 1st this season and 6th of his career.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Frantz Massenat.
DREXEL PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADaryl McCoy340111100
ADartaye Ruffin3312111003
B+Tavon Allen13812011
BDerrick Thomas381341001
BFrantz Massenat331024102
BAquil Younger13222402
CDamion Lee22722004
FGoran Pantovic14000001
NU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Jonathan Lee401754201
AJoel Smith391441122
B-Reggie Spencer36741001
CZach Stahl12620002
CDavid Walker29822003
CD. Pollard12201100
D+Quincy Ford27521003
-D. Marshavelski5000001

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