Drexel Headed to NCAA Tournament for First Time Since 1996 After Winning CAA Tournament

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For the first time since 1996, back when Malik Rose donned the blue and gold, the Drexel Dragons have punched their ticket to the big dance after winning the Colonial Athletic Association Championship:

The #6 seed in the conference tournament downed the #8 seed Elon University 63-56 to punch their ticket into the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. The moment wasn’t lost on head coach Zach Spiker:

Congrats to Drexel and everyone who’s worked hard to get the program to this point. It looks like we’ve identified their biggest fan:

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