Scores

Final

Bradley 74

(5-12, 0-5 MVC)

Drake 82

(9-7, 2-3 MVC)

    8:05 PM ET, January 10, 2012

    Knapp Center, Des Moines, Iowa

    1 2 T
    BRAD 34 4074
    DRKE 33 4982

    Top Performers

    Bradley: T. Brown 28 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    Drake: B. Simons 21 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast

    Drake 82, Bradley 74

    Associated Press

    DES MOINES, Iowa -- Ben Simons scored 21 points to lead four Drake players in double figures, and the Bulldogs defeated Bradley 82-74 on Tuesday night, handing the Braves their eighth loss in a row.

    Rayvonte Rice had 19 points, Kurt Alexander scored 17 before fouling out and Jeremy Jeffers had 11 points for Drake (9-7, 2/3 Missouri Valley). Kraidon Woods grabbed 14 rebounds for the winners.

    Taylor Brown led all players with 28 points for Bradley (5-12, 0-5). He also had 12 rebounds. Walt Lemon Jr. scored 16 and Dyricus Harris-Edwards added 15 points for the Braves, who led by 10 early before Drake trimmed Bradley's lead to 34-33 at halftime.

    There were 53 fouls called in the game, 29 on Bradley. Drake was 28 for 40 at the free-throw line, led by Rice's 13 of 18, while Bradley made 24 of its 35 foul shots.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BRAD
    DRKE
    Points 74 82
    FG Made-Attempted 22-46 (.478) 23-59 (.390)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-18 (.333) 8-21 (.381)
    FT Made-Attempted 24-35 (.686) 28-40 (.700)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 29 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 11

    2011-12 Season

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