1958–59 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team

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1958–59 Drexel Dragons men's basketball
MAC College–Southern Regular Season Champions
Conference Middle Atlantic Conferences
Division College–Southern
1958–59 record 10–9 (8–3 MAC)
Head coach Samuel Cozen (7th season)
Home arena Sayre High School
Seasons

The 1958–59 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team represented Drexel Institute of Technology during the 1958–59 men's basketball season. The Dragons, led by 7th year head coach Samuel Cozen, played their home games at Sayre High School and were members of the College–Southern division of the Middle Atlantic States Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC).

The team finished the season 10–9, and finished in 1st place in the MAC in the regular season.

Roster[edit]

1958–59 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
Henry, BudBud Henry
Baum, MartyMarty Baum
Hilmer, RichRich Hilmer
Zimmerman, BruceBruce Zimmerman
Morgan, RobertRobert Morgan
Weinberg, Weinberg
Jaffe, IrvIrv Jaffe
Greenberg, RobertRobert Greenberg
Butler, GeorgeGeorge Butler
Deufel, JohnJohn Deufel
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
Unknown*
Rider L 62–70  0–1
                   
 
Unknown
Pennsylvania Military College L 68–74  0–2
(0–1)
                   
 
Unknown
Haverford L 48–65  0–3
(0–2)
                  Sayre High School 
Philadelphia, PA
Unknown
Ursinus W 81–55  1–3
(1–2)
                   
 
Unknown*
Villanova L 46–62  1–4
                   
 
Unknown
Wagner W 67–65  2–4
(2–2)
                   
 
Unknown*
Pratt W 54–44  3–4
                   
 
Unknown
Juniata W 91–77  4–4
(3–2)
                  Sayre High School 
Philadelphia, PA
February 4, 1959
at Swarthmore W 81–64  5–4
(4–2)
                   
 
February 7, 1959*
at Johns Hopkins W 79–61  6–4
                   
 
February 11, 1959
Swarthmore W 97–69  7–4
(5–2)
                  Sayre High School 
Philadelphia, PA
Unknown
Pennsylvania Military College W 80–58  8–4
(6–2)
                   
 
1959
at Haverford W 77–62 OT 9–4
(7–2)
                  Ryan Gym 
Haverford, PA
February 21, 1959
Susquehanna L 79–85  9–5
(7–3)
                   
 
February 24, 1959*
at Saint Joseph's L 59–82  9–6
                   
 
Unknown
Ursinus W 77–54  10–6
(8–3)
                   
 
1959 Middle Atlantic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
March 3, 1959
Hofstra
Conference Championship
L 64–70  10–7
 19  Morgan               
 
Regular season
March 4, 1959*
West Chester L 65–84  10–8
                  Sayre High School 
Philadelphia, PA
March 7, 1959*
at Franklin & Marshall L 64–75  10–9
                   
 
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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