Drexel faces Northeastern following Butler’s 30-point performance

Northeastern Huskies (10-17, 6-10 CAA) at Drexel Dragons (15-14, 9-8 CAA)

Philadelphia; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Drexel hosts the Northeastern Huskies after Yame Butler scored 30 points in Drexel’s 75-72 loss to the Hampton Pirates.

The Dragons have gone 11-3 in home games. Drexel ranks fifth in the CAA with 23.4 defensive rebounds per game led by Amari Williams averaging 6.5.

The Huskies have gone 6-10 against CAA opponents. Northeastern is 3-14 against opponents over .500.

TOP PERFORMERS: Justin Moore is averaging nine points for the Dragons. Williams is averaging 12.5 points over the last 10 games for Drexel.

Coleman Stucke averages 2.0 made 3-pointers per game for the Huskies, scoring 9.0 points while shooting 39.5% from beyond the arc. Jahmyl Telfort is averaging 16.8 points over the past 10 games for Northeastern.

LAST 10 GAMES: Dragons: 4-6, averaging 65.3 points, 32.1 rebounds, 10.3 assists, 5.4 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 41.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 68.5 points per game.

Huskies: 3-7, averaging 67.5 points, 32.0 rebounds, 13.3 assists, 4.5 steals and 3.8 blocks per game while shooting 42.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 74.1 points.


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