Drexel holds off Delaware 79-69

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PHILADELPHIA (AP)—Samme Givens scored 19 points and led four Drexel players in double figures in a 79-69 win over Delaware on Tuesday.

Jamie Harris added 14 points, while Leon Spencer had 11 and Scott Rodgers had 10. The Dragons (9-8) won their fourth in a row.

Alphonso Dawson led Delaware (8-12) with 20 points, along with seven rebounds

Drexel took an eight-point lead at the end of the first half after shooting 46 percent from the field.

Delaware cut the margin to one by late in the second half, trailing 52-51 with 6:58 to go. But the Dragons outscored the Blue Hens 27-18 in the closing minutes.

Marc Egerson added 14 points and nine rebounds for Delaware.

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7-13,  20 Pts
7 Rebs, 1 Assists
Jamie Harris Jamie Harris
5-7,  14 Pts
3 Rebs, 5 Assists

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