Scores

Final 3OT

Cleveland State 82

(4-4, 1-4 away)

Drexel 85

(5-2, 2-0 home)

7:00 PM ET, December 4, 2013

John A Daskalakis Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1 2 OT 2OT 3OT T
CLEV 20 38 8 6 1082
DREX 30 28 8 6 1385

Top Performers

Cleveland State: J. Harris 27 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Stl

Drexel: D. Ruffin 15 Pts, 14 Reb, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

Drexel trips Cleveland State 85-82 in 3OT

Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- Tavon Allen and Frantz Massenat each made two free throws in the last 16 seconds to help Drexelwin its second-straight triple overtime game, edging Cleveland State 85-82 Wednesday night in the Dragons' home opener.

The Dragons (5-2) knocked off Alabama 85-83 in three overtimes last week.

Allen's free throws with 16 seconds left made it 82-79. After Jon Harris' 3-pointer made it a one-point game Massenat was clutch with 7 seconds left. The Vikings (4-4) didn't get off a final shot.

Both teams had a chance to win earlier but missed late free throws.

Allen led Drexl with a career-high 23 points and Massenat had 21 and nine assists, playing all 55 minutes. Dartaye Ruffin had 15 points and 14 rebounds and Chris Fouch had 17 points.

Harris had a career-high 27 for Cleveland State with Bryn Forbes adding 22. Trey Lewis had 15 points and 8 assists.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CLEV
DREX
Points 82 85
FG Made-Attempted 29-58 (.500) 28-66 (.424)
3P Made-Attempted 10-21 (.476) 5-20 (.250)
FT Made-Attempted 14-22 (.636) 24-33 (.727)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 29 (0/0) 24 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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Research Notes

Drexel beat Cleveland State in triple overtime, the Dragons' 2nd straight 3-OT game (they won both games)... The last team to play 2 straight 3-OT games was Ball State in January 2000... They lost both.

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