#5 Seed Northeastern Huskies 90 #4 Seed Drexel Dragons 81
The 4th seeded Drexel Dragons lost their CAA quarterfinal round game to the Huskies of Northeastern, the 5th seed, 90 – 81 in Baltimore. Senior guard Chris Fouch scored a game-high 30 points, 26 in the second half to lead the Dragons. Scott Eatherton recorded a double-double for the Huskies with 23 points and 15 rebounds.
It was a good start for Drexel opening an 11 – 4 lead. Northeastern answered by going on a run to open a 35 – 21 halftime lead. The lead would stretch to 51 – 34 before the Dragons would start a comeback behind the shooting of Fouch. Drexel pulled to within six points at 85 – 79 late, but got no closer.
For the game the Huskies shot 51.9% (27 for 52) while Dragons were 30 for 65 (46.2%). At the foul line Northeastern went 32 of 44.
Senior guard Frantz Massenat ended his season collegiate career scoring 19 points.
Drexel ends the season at 16 – 14, and will await post-season invitations.