1996–97 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team

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1996–97 Drexel Dragons men's basketball
NIT Tournament First Round, L 53–66
Conference America East Conference
1996–97 record 22–9 (16–2 AEC)
Head coach Bill Herrion (6th season)
Home arena Daskalakis Athletic Center
Seasons

The 1996–97 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team represented Drexel University during the 1996–97 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Dragons, led by 6th year head coach Bill Herrion, played their home games at the Daskalakis Athletic Center and were members of the America East Conference (AEC).

The team finished the season 22–9, and finished in 2nd place in the AEC in the regular season.

Roster[edit]

1996–97 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
,
Head coach
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 21, 1996*
Lehigh W 92–73 
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
January 2, 1997
Hartford   
                   
 
January 15, 1997*
at Penn
Battle of 33rd Street
W 58–52 
                  Palestra 
Philadelphia, PA
February 11, 1997*
at Saint Joseph's L 62–63 
                   (3,200)
 
Unknown*
Evansville L  
                   
 
Unknown*
UMass L  
                   
 
Unknown*
UNC Greensboro W  
                   
 
AEC Tournament

(2) vs. (10) 
Quarterfinals
W  
                    
 

(2) vs. (3) 
Semifinals
W  
                    
 

(2) vs. (1) 
Championship
L  
                    
 
NIT
March, 1997
Bradley
First Round
L 53–66  22–9
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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