In a Big 5 matchup between Drexel and Penn, overtime was needed to decide the game. Both teams struggled to find the bottom of the net throughout the night but Drexel would come away with the win, 53-52.
Both teams combined for 88 points going into the extra period where Penn had the opportunity to win the game in the closing seconds but was unable to hit the go-ahead shot.
Penn’s Antonio Woods led all scorers with 17 points, while Darien Nelson-Henry filled the stat sheet with 10 points, 12 rebounds, 2 assists, and 2 blocks. Drexel was led in large part by Kazembe Abif, who recorded his second double-double of the season with 13 points and 14 rebounds. Tavon Allen and Rashann London added 16 and 14 points, respectively.
Next up for Drexel is Iona on the 28th, while Penn will make the short trip to the Pavilion to face off against Big 5 rival #17 Villanova.
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