Drexel vs Rider

Drexel 80, Rider 62

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LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) - Samme Givens and Frantz Massenat each scored 21 points as Drexel opened the season with an 80-62 victory over Rider in a game that began at 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Givens scored 13 of his 21 points in the second half, including a run seven straight as the Dragons (1-0) pulled away.

The Broncs, playing for the third time in five days, fell to 0-3 for the first time in 15 years.

The game drew a capacity crowd of 1,650 fans at Alumni Gym.

Rider's Daniel Stewart had 12 points and 10 rebounds for his fifth career double-double.

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Drexel Dragons
S. Givens, F348-155-870421
D. McCoy, F100-20-06030
D. Lee, G406-151-195414
D. Thomas, G402-84-65429
F. Massenat, G387-106-754521
K. Abif203-71-24047
D. Ruffin164-40-04238
A. Younger20-00-00000
Totals 30-6117-2445152580
 49.2%70.8% 
Rider Broncs
N. Gadson, F325-114-741314
D. Stewart, F285-112-3100412
A. Myles, G334-103-441313
J. Thompson, G322-53-68227
J. Jones, G231-82-20114
B. Penn273-101-24048
E. Mitchell221-32-21224
C. Oliver30-00-00000
Totals 21-5817-263471962
 36.2%65.4% 
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Towson11-619-1191
Elon9-817-13143
Will. & Mary9-815-13132
Northeastern8-915-14131
Hofstra7-1115-16188
J. Madison7-119-22252
Delaware5-1212-18244
Drexel3-149-21287

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Canisius10-917-13134
Fairfield10-915-13189
Rider9-1016-14203
Quinnipiac7-1210-19251
Niagara6-139-21277
Marist5-148-22269
Manhattan5-1510-21258
 
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