Drexel tops William & Mary 62-49

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PHILADELPHIA (AP)—Jamie Harris scored 16 points and Drexel extended its winning streak to five games with a 62-49 victory over William & Mary on Saturday.

Leon Spencer scored 12 points and Scott Rodgers 10 for the Dragons (10-8, 6-3 Colonial Athletic Association).

David Schneider scored a game-high 17 points for William & Mary (6-13, 1-8), which lost its fifth straight. Quinn McDowell added 10 points in the loss.

William & Mary opened an early 11-5 as Drexel missed five of its first six shots.

Drexel rallied and took the lead for good when Harris hit a 3-pointer with 4:12 remaining in the first half. Gerald Colds hit a 3-pointer with 1:32 left in the first half that capped a 13-1 run and gave the Dragons a 33-22 lead.

Schneider hit a jumper that punctuated a 10-2 run as the Tribe closed within 35-32 with 17:42 left in the second half. But Rodgers and Tramayne Hawthorne hit 3-pointers to push Drexel’s lead to nine points and the Dragons closed out the win by scoring 11 of the game’s last 15 points.

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David Schneider David Schneider
7-14,  17 Pts
2 Rebs, 2 Assists
Scott Rodgers Scott Rodgers
4-7,  10 Pts
7 Rebs, 6 Assists

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