Drexel gets 62-58 win over Northeastern

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BOSTON (AP)—Scott Rodgers scored 17 points, including 15 in the second half, to lead Drexel to a 62-58 come-from-behind win over Northeastern on Wednesday night.

The Dragons (13-10, 9-5 Colonial Athletic Association) went on two big second-half runs. After trailing 31-18 with 17:20 remaining, Drexel scored 15 straight over the next five minutes to take a two-point lead. With the game tied at 42 with just over four minutes left, the Dragons went on a 17-6 run to take a 59-48 lead and put the game away.

Northeastern (16-8, 11-3 CAA) made it close in the final seconds, but ran out of time. Baptiste Bataille led the Huskies with 19 points, while Matt Janning added 15.

Jamie Harris scored 12 for the Dragons, and Samme Givens had 10 points and seven rebounds.

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 Top Performers
 Drexel
Scott Rodgers Scott Rodgers
6-13,  17 Pts
6 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Northeastern
Baptiste Bataille Baptiste Bataille
4-4,  19 Pts
1 Rebs, 0 Assists

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