Harper scores 22, Drexel bounces back from 18-point deficit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Troy Harper had 22 points and Drexel overcame an early 18-point deficit to defeat James Madison 73-68 on Saturday.

Stuckey Mosley, who led James Madison with 25 points and seven rebounds, scored 11 points as the Dukes opened a 22-4 lead nearly eight minutes into the game. Nearly as sudden, Drexel stormed back to lead 33-31 at halftime as Harper scored 11 points and Trevor John six in the 29-9 outburst.

Drexel led throughout the second half and by as many as 12 points, 65-53, inside of four minutes to go.

John had 15 points and six rebounds for Drexel (10-11, 4-4 Colonial Athletic Conference). Camren Wynter added 14 points and James Butler had 9 points with 16 rebounds.

Matt Lewis added 21 points for the Dukes (9-11, 2-5).

There were only 11 bench points - six by James Madison and five by Drexel.

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