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All In The News tagged "Basketball"

Drexel Women Battle but Georgia Pulls Away Late To Win in First Round of NCAA Tournament

Drexel’s women’s basketball team’s opening round game against No. 3 seed Georgia was covered by a number of outlets on March 22, including The Philadelphia Inquirer,  Delaware County Daily TimesKYW-Newsradio (1060-AM)The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionWPVI-TV (6-abc)WCAU-TV (NBC-10), WTXF-TV (FOX-29) and KYW-TV (CBS-3) also featured the Dragons as one of the teams that could pull off an upset in the tournament.

Mt. Hebron Grad Amy Mallon Guides Drexel Women’s Basketball To NCAA Tournament in Coaching Debut

Women’s Basketball Head Coach Amy Mallon was profiled in a March 19 Baltimore Sun story after leading the Dragons to their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2009 in her first season as head coach.

Philadelphia Landmarks Lit Blue and Gold for Drexel's Men's and Women's Basketball Teams

The success of Drexel’s men’s and women’s basketball teams was recognized Thursday night when a number of Philadelphia’s iconic buildings and spaces were lit up blue and gold. The lighting was mentioned during a KYW-TV (CBS-3) news broadcast on March 18 and the story was picked up by Yahoo! News.

Career-High 35 Points by Keishana Washington Send Drexel Women To CAA Title Game

Drexel’s men’s and women’s basketball teams were featured in a number of stories on March 12-13 after both teams won CAA titles last week. The men’s team will face top-seeded Illinois in the NCAA Tournament on Friday. The women’s team upset Delaware to win its first conference title in 12 years and will learn its NCAA tournament fate on Monday night. 

Mike Jordan - I Wanted to Give Back What Was Given to Me

Assistant Men's Basketball Coach Mike Jordan was featured on the Aug. 19 episode of KYW-Newsradio's "1-on-1 with Matt Leon" podcast about his playing and coaching background.

Drexel Basketball Player Hannah Nihill's Greatest Assist Went to her Sister

Hannah Nihill, a freshman on Drexel’s varsity women’s basketball team, was featured in a Jan. 25 Philadelphia Inquirer story about how she is donated bone marrow to help her sister battle leukemia.

Drexel Basketball Player Recognized For Her Passion On And Off The Court

Meghan Creighton, a student-athlete on the varsity women's basketball team, was profiled in a CBS Local story Feb. 20 for her performance on the court and charity efforts off it — including a fundraiser program she created called "Assisting Others." Head Women's Basketball Coach Denise Dillon was also quoted in the story.

Tavon Allen's Drexel Misses Damion Lee

Men’s basketball player Tavon Allen, was quoted in a Jan. 13 Philadelphia Inquirer column about the team’s performance this season in light of Damion Lee, its leading scorer last year, transferring to Louisville.

Kenell Sanchez is Back at Drexel Coaching Basketball

Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Kenell Sanchez, who is also an alumnus, was featured in a Dec. 30 Courier-Post story about his return to Drexel.

Brimmer and May's Mojica commits to Drexel

Drexel Men’s Basketball Head Coach Bruiser Flint was mentioned in an August 28 story about basketball player Sammy Mojica committing to Drexel.