PHILADELPHIA -- Halil Kanacevic scored a career-high 27 points to go with 14 rebounds and Saint Joseph's enjoyed a huge second half in taking a 75-55 victory over Drexel on Wednesday night.
Drexel (7-3) led 27-23 at halftime before the Hawks (5-4) scored 52 points in the second half on 57.6 percent shooting.
In the second half, Kanacevic scored nine points in the first 6 minutes as the Hawks overtook the Dragons with a 19-5 run for a 10-point lead. Drexel got within seven with 7:36 left but a 16-2 Hawks run put the game out of reach.
The victory came after consecutive losses to city rivals Temple and Villanova.
Tavon Allen led Drexel with 20 points. The Dragons had a four-game winning streak snapped.