After being down early and leading by just five points at the half, the Drexel Dragons showed why they are the No. 1 seed in the 2012 CAA Tournament, dominating the UNC-Wilmington Seahawks in the second half on the way to a 59-47 quarterfinal victory.
Drexel had four players score in double figures, led by Chris Fouch with 14 points. Samme Givens and Frantz Massenhat chipped in 11 points each, with Damion Lee tallying 10 points. Drexel turned up the defensive pressure in the second half, clamping down on UNC-Wilmington offensive sets, and outscored the Seahawks by seven after halftime.
UNC-Wilmington was led by Donte Morales' 13 points and nine rebounds. Tanner Milson scored 11 for the Seahawks, and Keith Rendleman added 10. UNC-Wilmington was held to 34.7 percent shooting for the game.
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