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Drexel rallies late, holds off Penn 61-59
DREXEL 61, PENN 59
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Dartaye Ruffin and freshman Tavon Allen
scored 15 points apiece as Drexel edged Pennsylvania 61-59
The Dragons (1-2) trailed 49-42 in the second half, but went on
an 18-4 run and led 60-53 on Derrick Thomas' two free throws
with 0:57 remaining.
However, Penn (1-3) scored six straight points on two drives by
Jamal Lewis and two free throws by Miles Cartwright to trail
60-59 with 0:24 left.
Drexel's Frantz Massenat sank one foul shot at 0:20. Then
Cartwright was tied up by Thomas while driving to the basket
with 1.3 seconds left. The possession arrow belonged to Drexel.
Allen's 15 points all came after halftime. He played due to an
injury to high-scoring forward Chris Fouch. Allen also made four
Penn's Fran Dougherty led all scorers with 21 points, and
Cartwright added 18. Drexel's Daryl McKoy had 14 of the Dragons'
35 rebounds - seven offensive.
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