Scores

Final

UNC-Wilmington 60

(8-6, 1-1 CAA)

Drexel 70

(8-6, 1-1 CAA)

    7:00 PM ET, January 2, 2008

    John A Daskalakis Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    UNCW 34 2660
    DREX 25 4570

    Top Performers

    North Carolina-Wilmington: D. Fountain 16 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast

    Drexel: F. Elegar 21 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Drexel 70, N.C.-Wilmington 60

    Associated Press

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Frank Elegar scored a game-best 21 points and Drexel defeated North Carolina-Wilmington 70-60 Wednesday night, giving coach Bruiser Flint his 200th career victory.

    Scott Rodgers added 13 points for the Dragons (1-1 Colonial Athletic Association, 8-6 overall), who opened the second half with a 15-3 run, punctuated by Evan Neisler's layup with 10:55 remaining. That gave Drexel its first lead of the game at 41-40. Drexel went on to outscore the Seahawks 45-26 in the second half.

    T.J. Carter scored 18 points to lead North Carolina-Wilmington (1-1, 8-6).

    Flint, in his seventh year at Drexel, improved to 114-80. He was 86-72 in five seasons at Massachusetts.

    Aided by the Seahawks' 31-percent shooting in the second half, Drexel rallied from a 34-25 halftime deficit.

    In the first half, the Seahawks shot 52 percent from the field.

    Drexel shot 27-for-40 from the free throw line, while the Seahawks went 4-for-7.

    The Seahawks scored the first 11 points of the game. Daniel Fountain's layup with 3:47 left in the first half gave the Seahawks their biggest lead at 32-18.

    Fountain finished with 16 points and Vladimir Kuljanin scored all 10 of his points in the first half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNCW
    DREX
    Points 60 70
    FG Made-Attempted 24-58 (.414) 19-55 (.345)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-22 (.364) 5-14 (.357)
    FT Made-Attempted 4-7 (.571) 27-40 (.675)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 30 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 13 10

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