Record: 12-19 overall. 5-13 Colonial Athletic Association
The Dragons snapped their two-game losing streak with a win over James Madison, 70-67, Wednesday night, but fell short against Hofstra, 56-48 Saturday. Junior guard Tramayne Hawthorne scored 15 points against James Madison and he and junior guard Scott Rodgers both scored 13 points against Hofstra. Drexel finished the regular season tied for 10th place in the CAA. Their next game is Wednesday night against Delaware in the first round of the conference’s playoffs.
Record: 14-14. 8-6 Atlantic Ten Conference, 2-1 Big 5
The Explorers’ winning streak continued with a road win over Fordham, 83-78 Wednesday. The streak came to a halt, however, in a 91-85 loss to visiting Rhode Island Saturday. Despite the loss, La Salle is still in the hunt for a first round bye in the A-10 tournament as the Explorers are currently in a four-way tie for third in the conference. They visit Massachusetts Wednesday before ending the regular season with a home against Temple.
Record: 11-16, 6-4 Ivy League, 0-4 Big 5
The Quakers went 1-1 this week. They defeated Yale, 70-63, Friday, but dropped their game to Brown, 75-43, Saturday. The 32-point loss was the worst in Ivy League history. Against Brown, Penn senior guard Brian Grandieri was perfect from the line and behind the arc, connecting on 2-of-2 three pointers and free throws. Penn hosts Ivy Lrague champions Cornell Friday and Columbia Saturday. They wrap up their season at rival Princeton on March 11.
Record: 17-9, 8-5 A-10, 2-2 Big 5
In a tight Atlantic Ten Conference race, the Hawks are locked in a four-way tie for third with Richmond, La Salle and Massachusetts. Saint Joseph’s dropped two crucial league games to Saint Louis, 64-55, Thursday and to Temple, 57-56, Sunday. Against Temple, senior guard Pat Calathes shot 8-for-8 from the free throw line but hit just 3-of-14 shots from the field. The Hawks host No. 9 Xavier Thursday and visit Dayton Saturday to end their regular season.
Record: 17-11, 7-9 Big East Conference, 3-1 Big 5
The Wildcats’ NCAA Tournament hopes turned bleak as they dropped two straight league contests to No. 25 Marquette, 85-75, Monday and to No. 13 Louisville, 68-54 Sunday. They shot just 22.7 percent from three-point range against the Cardinals, as Scottie Reynolds was 0-4 and Corey Stokes was 1-6. Villanova is now tied for sixth place in conference with Seton Hall and Syracuse. They host South Florida Wednesday and visit Providence Saturday to wind down the regular season.