1971–72 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team

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1971–72 Drexel Dragons men's basketball
Conference Middle Atlantic Conferences
Division University–Eastern
1971–72 record 11–14 (2–4 MAC)
Head coach Ray Haesler (1st season)
Home arena 32nd Street Armory
Seasons
1971–72 MAC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
University–Eastern
Temple 6 0   1.000     23 8   .742
Saint Joseph's 5 1   .833     19 9   .679
American 3 3   .500     16 8   .667
Hofstra 2 4   .333     11 14   .440
Drexel 2 4   .333     11 14   .440
La Salle 2 4   .333     6 19   .240
West Chester 1 5   .167     9 16   .360
University–Western
Rider 8 2   .800     15 11   .577
Lafayette 7 3   .700     20 5   .800
Delaware 7 3   .700     18 7   .720
Lehigh 3 7   .300     10 14   .417
Bucknell 3 7   .300     5 18   .217
Gettysburg 2 8   .200     11 12   .478
1972 MAC Men's Basketball Tournament winner

The 1971–72 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team represented Drexel University during the 1971–72 men's basketball season. The Dragons, led by 1st year head coach Ray Haesler, played their home games at the 32nd Street Armory and were members of the University–Eastern division of the Middle Atlantic Conferences (MAC).

The team finished the season 11–14, and finished in 4th place in the MAC University–Eastern Division in the regular season.

Roster[edit]

1971–72 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
Head coach
  • Ray Haesler
Assistant coach(es)

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

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular season
December 6, 1971
American L 56–85 
                  32nd Street Armory 
Philadelphia, PA
January 5, 1972*
Muhlenberg   
 30  Lilly               
 
January 11, 1972*
at Swarthmore W 67–58 
                   
 
January 18, 1972
at Saint Joseph's L 64–87 
                   (2,100)
 
January 22, 1972*
at Gettysburg L 68–77 
                  Bream Gym 
Gettysburg, PA
January 26, 1972*
at Bucknell W 68–63 
                   
 
February 5, 1972*
Johns Hopkins W 89–64 
                  32nd Street Armory 
Philadelphia, PA
February 7, 1972
8:00 pm
La Salle W 77–64 
                  32nd Street Armory 
Philadelphia, PA
Unknown*
Lehigh L 72–74 
                   
 
Unknown*
Albright L 67–79 
                   
 
Unknown
Franklin & Marshall L 51–68 
                   
 
Unknown*
Delaware Valley   
                   
 
Unknown*
Moravian   
                   
 
Unknown*
Washington and Lee W  
                   
 
Unknown*
West Virginia Tech W  
                   
 
Unknown*
Williams L  
                   
 
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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