Drexel vs. Delaware: Full Game Preview

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Drexel vs. Delaware: Full Game Preview
Drexel
(11-15, 7-6 away)
Delaware
(14-13, 8-4 home)
Venue: Bob Carpenter Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 21, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Drexel D Lee 16.8 D McCoy 8.4 F Massenat 4.2
Delaware D Saddler 19.7 J Hagins 10.1 J Threatt 3.2

On Thursday, Drexel travels to Bob Carpenter Center to take on Delaware. It gets started at 7 p.m. EST and you can see it on NBCSN. The Dragons fell to the Fightin' Blue Hens 66-64 on Jan. 28 and are 5-4 against them over the last four years.

Drexel is seventh in the conference and Delaware is fourth. Both teams continue to jockey for position.

The Dragons got past Hofstra 63-54 on Feb. 18 with the help of 17 points and 6 rebounds from Damion Lee. He leads the team with 16.8 points per game. For the Fightin' Blue Hens, Devon Saddler finished with 23 points and 8 rebounds in the 72-71 loss to James Madison on Feb. 17. He leads the team with 19.7 points per game.

There is one important category where Delaware has a statistical edge, scoring, where the Fightin' Blue Hens have the upper hand over the Dragons, 69 points per game to 62 points per game.

Delaware StatSmack

  • Drexel has an average margin of victory of 8 over Delaware in 40 wins since 1980.
  • Damion Lee is ranked 7th in the CAA in three-pointers.
  • The Drexel assist leader (Frantz Massenat, 109 assists) has more assists than the Delaware assist leader (Devon Saddler, 76 assists).
  • Drexel is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on Drexel is 77.6 inches compared to 76.1 inches for Delaware.
  • The Drexel basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Delaware (100 percent vs. 53 percent).
  • Drexel has come back to win after being down at half against Delaware three times since 2002.
  • Frantz Massenat is ranked 3rd in the CAA in assists.
  • Drexel allows fewer rebounds (30.1 allowed per game vs. 35.9 allowed per game) than Delaware this season.
  • Drexel has been the favorite 20 out of the last 26 times.
  • Drexel has more wins over the last 5 years than Delaware (104 vs. 80).
  • Drexel has a better scoring defense (62.6 allowed per game vs. 69.6 allowed per game) than Delaware this season.
DREXEL Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Damion Lee 32 17 5 2 1 0 2
C Chris Fouch 27 17 4 2 0 0 1
C Frantz Massenat 35 14 3 4 1 0 3
C Dartaye Ruffin 31 7 7 1 1 1 1
C- Derrick Thomas 34 9 3 2 1 0 1
C- Daryl McCoy 28 4 8 1 1 0 2
D+ Tavon Allen 16 7 2 1 1 0 1
D Kazembe Abif 22 5 3 0 0 0 1
D- Goran Pantovic 10 1 2 0 0 0 1
D- Aquil Younger 8 1 1 1 1 0 1
F Jake Lerner 3 0 0 1 1 0 0
F Casey Carroll 3 2 1 0 0 0 0
UD Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Devon Saddler 37 20 5 3 1 0 3
B- Jamelle Hagins 32 12 10 1 1 2 2
C+ Jarvis Threatt 33 13 5 3 2 0 2
C Kyle Anderson 33 9 3 1 1 1 1
C Josh Brinkley 25 8 4 0 0 0 1
D+ Carl Baptiste 18 4 4 0 0 0 1
D Terrell Rogers 17 4 1 1 0 0 1
D M. King-Davis 9 2 2 0 0 0 0
D Larry Savage 8 1 2 0 0 0 0
D- Will Townsville 7 0 1 0 0 0 0
D- Tommy Williams 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Troy Thomas 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
F Brendan McNulty 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
F Sean Locke 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
F T. Allshouse 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
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