Preseason NIT - Drexel vs Arizona Recap - Arizona Wins 66-62
Arizona grabbed a 66-62 win over Drexel on Wednesday, behind a 20-point effort from Nick Johnson at Madison Square Garden.
Arizona earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 12.5-point spread.
Arizona got 15 points from Kaleb Tarczewski and another 11 points from T.J. McConnell. Nick Johnson contributed 4 assists, while Aaron Gordon cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Drexel got a 29-point performance from Chris Fouch, who was supported by 17 points from Frantz Massenat. Damion Lee had 2 assists in a losing cause for Drexel, while Rodney Williams grabbed 10 rebounds.
Arizona trailed at halftime, 29-20.
The rebound battle favored Arizona as they grabbed 46 boards, while Drexel only had 37.