1952–53 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team

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1952–53 Drexel Dragons men's basketball
Conference Middle Atlantic Conferences
Division Southern
1952–53 record 9–8 (6–4 MAC)
Head coach Samuel Cozen (1st season)
Captain Dan Promislo (1st year)
Home arena Sayre High School,
Curtis Hall Gym
Seasons

The 1952–53 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team represented Drexel Institute of Technology during the 1952–53 men's basketball season. The Dragons, led by 1st year head coach Samuel Cozen,[1] played their 6 of their home games at Sayre High School, and the other 3 at Curtis Hall Gym, and were members of the Southern division of the Middle Atlantic Conferences (MAC).

Roster[edit]

1952–53 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G 8 Roman, EdwardEdward Roman 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
F 10 Jones, ArthurArthur Jones
F 11 Walker, J. RichardJ. Richard Walker
C 17 Promislo, DanDan Promislo (C)
G Imparato, EdwardEdward Imparato
F Schaeffer, KarlKarl Schaeffer 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
G Seidel, GeorgeGeorge Seidel 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
G Quattrini, VictorVictor Quattrini
Ranonis, RobertRobert Ranonis
Sarajian, HarryHarry Sarajian
Scafaria, JosephJoseph Scafaria
Woerth, StantonStanton Woerth
McGarrity, RichardRichard McGarrity
McGorman, GeorgeGeorge McGorman
Neuman, EdwinEdwin Neuman
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular season
January 3, 1953*
at Rutgers–Camden L 53–59  0–1
                  Gloucester High School 
Gloucester, NJ
January 7, 1953*
Philadelphia Textile W 80–50  1–1
                  Sayre High School 
Philadelphia, PA
January 10, 1953
Delaware L 64–81  1–2
(0–1)
 14  Promislo              Sayre High School 
Philadelphia, PA
January 14, 1953
Ursinus W 74–59  2–2
(1–1)
                  Sayre High School 
Philadelphia, PA
January 17, 1953
at Pennsylvania Military College L 56–71  2–3
(1–2)
                   
Chester, PA
January 19, 1953*
Philadelphia Pharmacy W 104–83  3–3
 25  Promislo              Curtis Hall Gym 
Philadelphia, PA
January 24, 1953*
West Chester W 78–60  4–3
 19  Promislo   18  Promislo        Convention Hall 
Philadelphia, PA
January 28, 1953*
Temple L 56–61  4–4
                  Sayre High School 
Philadelphia, PA
January 31, 1953*
Drexel Alumni W 79–74 
                  Curtis Hall Gym 
Philadelphia, PA
February 3, 1953*
at Franklin & Marshall L 63–82  4–5
 21  Promislo               
Lancaster, PA
February 7, 1953
Swarthmore W 71–64  5–5
(2–2)
 22  Roman              Sayre High School 
Philadelphia, PA
February 11, 1953
Haverford W 78–57  6–5
(3–2)
 20  Promislo              Sayre High School 
Philadelphia, PA
February 14, 1953*
vs. Saint Joseph's L 58–88  6–6
 15  Roman              Convention Hall 
Philadelphia, PA
February 18, 1953
at Urinus W 62–52  7–6
(4–2)
 16  Tied               
 
February 21, 1953
at Delaware L 61–63  7–7
(4–3)
 18  Walker               
Newark, DE
February 25, 1953
at Swarthmore W 71–69  8–7
(5–3)
                   
 
February 28, 1953
at Haverford W 72–62  9–7
(6–3)
 27  Walker              Ryan Gym 
Haverford, PA
March 4, 1953
Pennsylvania Military College L 39–69  9–8
(6–4)
                  Saint Joseph's Fieldhouse 
Philadelphia, PA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joe Willard (16 January 1953). "Cozen Takes Over Reigns of Courtmen" (PDF). The Triangle. p. 8. Retrieved 28 June 2017.