Game Info: Tuesday Nov. 23, 2021 – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Baha Mar Convention Center – Nassau, Bahamas
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NASSAU, Bahamas – Drexel returns to action in the Baha Mar Hoops Nassau Championship on Tuesday afternoon. The Dragons will look to rebound from Monday’s tough overtime loss to Tulane. The two teams will meet at the Baha Mar Convention Center at 2:30 p.m. The game can be seen live on FloHoops or you can listen to Rob Brooks call all the action on Drexeldragons.com. The 2021-22 Drexel men’s basketball season is presented by IBEW 98.
This will be the first meeting between the two schools.
The Dragons are 2-2 after suffering a loss to Tulane, 90-87. Drexel had a spirited comeback after being behind by 12, but Tulane tied the game on a 3-point play with 11 seconds to go and won in overtime. Melik Martin and Xavier Bell each had career-highs in the game. Martin was 11-for-15 and finished with 27 points while Bell added 20 points. James Butler had his 35th career double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds before fouling out.
Wynter, the CAA Preseason Player of the Year, leads the club with 14.8 points and 4.5 assists. Butler averages 13.8 points and is shooting 66 percent from the floor. The Dragons are shooting 49 percent from the floor overall and 36 percent from long range.
Drexel will play one more game in the Bahamas against a team to be determined if they defeat Charlotte on Tuesday. If Charlotte wins, the 49ers will play on Wednesday.