PHILADELPHIA -- Chris Fouch came off the bench to score 15 points and Drexel avenged the only defeat in its previous 14 games by defeating Georgia State 68-46 Wednesday night.
The Dragons (16-5, 8-2 Colonial Athletic Association) opened the second half with a 14-1 run, holding the Panthers (14-7, 6-4) without a field goal for the first 10:22. By then, Drexel led 51-29 and was well on its way to its eighth straight win since a 58-44 loss to Georgia State in Atlanta on Jan. 2.
Drexel's defense, which ranked sixth nationally against opponents' scoring at 54.8 points per game, limited the Panthers to 33.3 percent shooting (17 of 51), including just 25 percent (7 of 28) after halftime.
Florida State's student government has passed a resolution discouraging Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.
Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles.