Hawthorne hits 5 3s in Drexel’s 77-58 win over Fla. Gulf Coast

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP)—Tramayne Hawthorne scored 22 points—including five 3-pointers—as Drexel defeated Florida Gulf Coast 77-58 on Wednesday night.

Hawthorne, a 6-foot guard, ignited the Dragons (3-0) in the second half during an 18-0 run. With the game tied 47-47 with 14:24 to play, Hawthorne hit back-to-back 3-pointers. He followed that with a steal and layup to give Drexel a 55-47 lead with 13:05 remaining.

Drexel shot 68.2 percent from the floor in the second half.

Gerald Colds scored 12 points and Scott Rogers added 11 points for Drexel.

Florida Gulf Coast, down 41-34 at halftime, attempted a comeback with a 10-2 run at the start of the second half. Landon Adler led the Eagles (1-1) with 14 points and nine rebounds. Casey Wohlleb scored 12 points and Barrowes added 10 points.

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 Top Performers
 Drexel
T. Hawthorne T. Hawthorne
8-15,  22 Pts
1 Rebs, 6 Assists
 Fla Gulf Coast
L. Adler L. Adler
6-11,  14 Pts
9 Rebs, 4 Assists

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