Drexel Drops CAA Men’s Tournament Quarterfinal Game To Northeastern

#5 Seed Northeastern Huskies 90   #4 Seed Drexel Dragons 81

CAA MBB 2014The 4th seeded Drexel Dragons lost their CAA quarterfinal round game to the Huskies of Northeastern, the 5th seed, 90 – 81 in Baltimore.  Senior guard Chris Fouch scored a game-high 30 points, 26 in the second half to lead the Dragons.  Scott Eatherton recorded a double-double for the Huskies with 23 points and 15 rebounds.

It was a good start for Drexel opening an 11 – 4 lead.  Northeastern answered by going on a run to open a 35 – 21 halftime lead.  The lead would stretch to 51 – 34 before the Dragons would start a comeback behind the shooting of Fouch.  Drexel pulled to within six points at 85 – 79 late, but got no closer.

For the game the Huskies shot 51.9% (27 for 52) while Dragons were 30 for 65 (46.2%).  At the foul line Northeastern went 32 of 44.

Senior guard Frantz Massenat ended his season collegiate career scoring 19 points.

Drexel ends the season at 16 – 14, and will await post-season invitations.



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