PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania – Junior forward Bailey Greenberg set a career high with 31 points as Drexel extended its win streak to five straight games with a 67-55 Colonial Athletic Association women’s basketball victory over UNCW at the Daskalakis Athletic Center on Sunday afternoon.
The win upped the Dragons’ record to 13-5 overall and 5-2 in the CAA. UNCW, meanwhile, dropped to 11-7 overall and 4-3 in league play after suffering its second straight loss.
Greenberg, who posted her fifth 20-point effort of the season, made 13-of-15 field goal attempts and sank 4-of-6 free throws to lead Drexel past UNCW for the 15th consecutive time.
Freshman guard Maura Hendrixson came off the bench to convert 4-of-8 three-point field goal attempts en route to a 12-point effort while sophomore guard Hannah Nihill chipped in nine points and eight assists.
UNCW was led by redshirt junior guard GiGi Smith, who tallied 17 points on 6-of-15 shooting from the field and 4-for-4 at the free throw line. Redshirt senior guard Shrita Parker added nine points and a career-high eight assists.
Key Moment: Drexel never trailed in the contest, surging out to a 38-16 lead in the first half on the strength of 21 points from Greenberg, who hit 9-of-10 shots from the field during the opening 20 minutes.
Up Next: UNCW begins a four-game homestand next weekend with a pair of CAA contests. The Seahawks welcome Hofstra to Trask Coliseum on Friday, Feb. 1, before hosting Northeastern on Sunday, Feb. 3, at 1 p.m.