PHILADELPHIA -- Samme Givens scored 23 points and recorded a double-double Saturday as Drexel downed Delaware 71-55 in Colonial Athletic Association action.
For the first-place Dragons (17-5, 9-2), it was their ninth consecutive CAA victory, 15th in their last 16 games overall. It avenged a 71-60 loss at Delaware on Dec. 3.
Drexel asserted itself midway through the first half to lead 38-26 at halftime. The Dragons led by as many as 18 points, 54-36, in winning its 13th straight at home.
Devon Saddler scored 22 points for Delaware (9-12, 5-6). Jarvis Threat was the only other Blue Hen in double figures with 16.
Drexel's typically tough defense limited Delaware to just 17 field goals in 50 attempts (34 percent). The Dragons shot 25 for 53 (47.2 percent) from the floor.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.