The Drexel Dragons men's basketball program represents intercollegiate men's basketball at Drexel University. The team currently competes in the Colonial Athletic Association in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and plays home games at the Daskalakis Athletic Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
According to Basketball-Reference.com, Drexel was the 5th US school to start up collegiate basketball, their first season being 1895. Drexel's first basketball game was played against Temple University in January 1895, Drexel won by a score of 26–1. The Dragons joined Division I in 1974.
Daskalakis Athletic Center (DAC) is a 300,000 square-foot athletic and recreational facility in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The facility is best known for its 2,509-seat multi-purpose arena that is home to multiple Drexel University Dragons sports teams including basketball and wrestling. While the entire recreation center, including the multi-purpose arena, gym, natatorium, rock climbling wall, and squash canter are located in the athletic center, the "DAC" generally refers solely to the multi-purpose arena.