Drexel shuts down St. Francis 57-35
PHILADELPHIA (AP)—Samme Givens had a career-high 24 points and 16 rebounds as Drexel routed St. Francis (Pa.) 57-35 on Sunday.
In his first start of the season, Givens was 9-for-11 from the field and the Dragons (5-5) shot 40 percent for the game (22-for-55).
It was the lowest point total allowed by the Dragons since a 73-37 win over Florida Gulf Coast in the 2006 season opener. The Dragons led 25-9 at halftime, the lowest total allowed in a half in school history.
The Dragons, who have won two straight, built their largest lead at 45-19 with 8:38 to play in the game on a layup by Jamie Harris, who had nine points. The Dragons led by at least 20 points for the final 13 minutes.
The Red Flash (3-6) shot only 26.9 percent (14-for-52) from the field and missed all 13 of their 3-point attempts.
Devin Sweetney led the Red Flash with 15 points and seven rebounds.