Scores

Final

Missouri State 73

(17-4, 9-1 MVC)

Drake 70

(8-13, 3-7 MVC)

    Coverage: FULLCT/ESPN3

    8:05 PM ET, January 25, 2011

    Knapp Center, Des Moines, Iowa

    1 2 T
    MOSU 37 3673
    DRKE 38 3270

    Top Performers

    Missouri State: W. Creekmore 13 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    Drake: R. Wedel 21 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast

    Missouri St. 73, Drake 70

    Associated Press

    DES MOINES, Iowa -- Kyle Weems scored 18 points, Will Creekmore added a double-double and Missouri State edged Drake 73-70 Tuesday night.

    Creekmore finished with 13 points and 12 rebounds and Adam Leonard had 12 points for the Bears (17-4, 9-1 Missouri Valley), who have won 11 of 12.

    Ryan Wedel led the Bulldogs (8-13, 3-7) with 21 points. Kurt Alexander scored 13, and Ben Simons added 12.

    Trailing 62-61 with 2:54 remaining, Missouri State scored the next seven points to take its largest lead, 68-62 with 43 seconds to play. Drake rallied to make it 71-70 with 7 seconds remaining before Nafis Ricks hit two free throws and Rayvonte Rice missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer.

    The game was close throughout. Neither team led by more than seven, and there were 16 lead changes and six ties.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MOSU
    DRKE
    Points 73 70
    FG Made-Attempted 23-49 (.469) 24-52 (.462)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-13 (.385) 10-18 (.556)
    FT Made-Attempted 22-29 (.759) 12-18 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 7

    2010-11 Season

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    » Jan 25, 2011 MOSU 73, @DRKE 70Recap
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