Drexel Dragons NCAA TOURNAMENT

March 16, 1995

Seed: No. 13

Record:22-7

Conference:North Atlantic (12-4, first place)

Last NCAA appearance:1994 lost in ist round to Temple, 61-39.

NCAA history: 0-2

Rank: Unranked

Highest rank:None

Players to watch

Malik Rose

Position: Center

Height: 6-7

Weight: 250

Strengths: A relentless rebounder, the junior finished second in the country, averaging 13.3 rpg. He has also developed a strong post-up game.

Brian Holden

Position:Guard

Height:6-4

Weight:198

Strengths: Holden (17.1 ppg) can hit outside or beat his man off the dribble. The durable senior is also an excellent floor leader.

Coach's file

Bill Herrion

Drexel record: 85-33

Career record: 85-33

Highlights: Herrion won NAC Coach of the Year award after Dragons repeated as conference champions. Drexel has won 22 or more games the past three seasons.

On playing Oklahoma State: "Playing Temple in the first round last year was a diadvantage because they knew everything we did. But to reach the next level, we have to win a game in this tournament."

GAME-BY-GAME RESULTS

Date .. .. .. .. ..Opponent .. .. .. ..Score .. .. ..W-L

Nov. 28 .. .. .. ..at Ohio State .. ...L 81-74 .. ...0-1

Dec. 3 .. .. .. ...at Monmouth .. .. ..W 69-53 .. ...1-1

Dec. 7 .. .. .. ...at UMBC .. .. .. ...W 64-48 .. ...2-1

Dec. 10 .. .. .. ..at Rider .. .. .. ..W 68-64 .. ...3-1

Dec. 17 .. .. .. ..at Fordham .. .. ...W 64-47 .. .. 4-1

Dec. 19 .. .. .. ..Navy .. .. .. .. ...W 82-64 .. ...5-1

Dec. 29 .. .. .. ..Charleston* .. .. ..L 56-51 .. ...4-2

Dec. 30 .. .. .. ..Liberty* .. .. .. ..W 89-68 .. ...5-2

Jan. 9 .. .. .. ...Lehigh .. .. .. .. .W 86-63 .. ...6-2

Jan. 13 .. .. .. ..Maine .. .. .. .. ..W 71-50 .. ...7-2

Jan. 15 .. .. .. ..New Hampshire .. ...W 90-72 .. ...8-2

Jan. 17 .. .. .. ..St. Joseph's .. .. .L 78-73 .. ...8-3

Jan. 20 .. .. .. ..at Northeastern .. .L 87-76 .. ...8-4

Jan. 22 .. .. .. ..at Boston Univ. .. .W 63-51 .. ...9-4

Jan. 25 .. .. .. ..Hofstra .. .. .. ...W 90-64 .. ..10-4

Jan. 27 .. .. .. ..Hartford .. .. .. ..W 59-49 .. ..11-4

Jan. 29 .. .. .. ..Vermont .. .. .. ...W 68-65 .. ..12-4

Feb. 3 .. .. .. ...Delaware .. .. . ...W 79-69 .. ..13-4

Feb. 5 .. .. .. ...at Hofstra .. .. ...W 96-88 .. ..14-4

Feb. 9 .. .. .. ...at Vermont .. .. ...L 68-65 .. ..15-5

Feb. 11 .. .. .. ..at Hartford ... .. .W 75-65 .. ..16-5

Feb. 17 .. .. .. ..Boston Univ. .. .. .W 79-70 .. ..17-5

Feb. 19 .. .. .. ..Northeastern .. .. .W 75-57 .. ..18-5

Feb. 24 .. .. .. ..at New Hampshire ...W 83-74 .. ..19-5

Feb. 26 .. .. .. ..at Maine .. .. .. ..L 81-74 .. ..19-6

Feb. 28 .. .. .. ..at Delaware .. .. ..L 73-71 .. ..19-7

March 4 .. .. .. ..Hofstra** .. .. .. .W 108-75 .. .20-7

March 6 .. .. .. ..Boston Univ.** .. ..W 62-53 .. ..21-7

March 8 .. .. .. ..Northeastern** .. ..W 72-52 .. ..22-7

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**-at North Atlantic Conference

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