Drexel vs. Towson: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Drexel vs. Towson: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Drexel 71
(11-17, 7-8 away)
Towson 72
(16-13, 6-5 home)
Venue: Towson Center
12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT, February 23, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Drexel 33 38 71
Towson 41 31 72
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Drexel F Massenat 24 D McCoy 6 D Lee 3
Towson J Hairston 20 B Dixon 10 R Guthrie 2

On Saturday, Feb. 23, Drexel took on Towson and was edged by the Tigers 72-71 in conference play. With the loss, the Dragons stay winless against Towson this season at 0-2. The Dragons got a game-high 24 points and three assists from Frantz Massenat. Damion Lee had 12 points and added five rebounds. Jerrelle Benimon got a double-double for the Tigers on 19 points and 10 rebounds. The next game will be on Thursday, Feb. 28 when Drexel (11-17, 7-9 CAA) goes to Old Dominion (4-22, 2-12 CAA).

Drexel Game Notes

  • The last time Drexel started the season 11-17 was 2007.
  • Drexel beat the spread by 2.5 points. That makes the 9th time this season the Dragons have beaten the spread.
  • The Dragons have been unlucky eight times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Drexel is 27-27 in close games.
  • The Dragons have lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-3) after having a three-point percentage of 20.0 percent or worse.
  • Drexel has lost 80 percent of the time this season (2-8) after recording 10 or fewer assists.
  • When the opposition records 72 or more total points this season, Drexel has lost 100 percent of the time (0-7).
  • When the opposition records six or more blocks this season, Drexel has lost 100 percent of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 46.0 percent or better this season, Drexel has lost 91 percent of the time (1-10).
  • Drexel set season lows for three-pointers (two) and three-point percentage (20.0).
  • The Dragons have outshot their opponents in free throw percentage for the past five games.
  • Drexel has turned the ball over less than their opponents for the past five games.
  • Frantz Massenat accounted for 33.8 percent of the team's points.
  • Frantz Massenat has led the team in scoring in 11 out of 28 games this season.
  • Daryl McCoy has led the team in rebounding in 17 out of 28 games this season.
  • This was the seventh foul out of the season for Daryl McCoy.
  • Daryl McCoy had a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.
  • This marks the 10th 20-point game of Frantz Massenat's career.
  • Frantz Massenat has seven straight double-digit point games.
  • Damion Lee has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Derrick Thomas has eight straight double-digit point games.

Towson Game Notes

  • The Tigers won this one, but have lost five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Towson is 24-26 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Jerome Hairston and Jerrelle Benimon) accounted for 54.1 percent of the points.
  • Jerrelle Benimon accounted for 30.3 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Jerome Hairston has led the team in scoring three times in 29 games this season.
  • Jerrelle Benimon has led the team in rebounding 18 times in 29 games this season.
  • Bilal Dixon recorded the 28th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Jerrelle Benimon recorded the 19th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Jerrelle Benimon has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Jerrelle Benimon recorded a double-double. It was the 19th of his career.
  • This marks the first 20-point game of Jerome Hairston's career.
DREXEL PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AFrantz Massenat362423010
B+Damion Lee361253113
B+Daryl McCoy361061002
BDerrick Thomas281322213
C+Dartaye Ruffin22550102
CAquil Younger12211101
CKazembe Abif13310000
CGoran Pantovic10040000
-Tavon Allen7210000
TOW PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJ. Benimon3119102006
AJerome Hairston312000300
BBilal Dixon327100012
BMarcus Damas32642132
B-Mike Burwell321010000
C+T. Parker-Rivera18430021
CRafriel Guthrie14402000
C-Kris Walden10201101

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