Scores

Final

Drake 84

(4-1, 2-1 away)

Fresno State 74

(4-3, 3-1 home)

10:00 PM ET, November 29, 2013

Save Mart Center, Fresno, California

1 2 T
DRKE 37 4784
FRES 35 3974

Top Performers

Drake: G. Ricks, Jr. 25 Pts, 5 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

Fresno State: M. Harris 26 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

Drake overcomes Fresno State 84-74

Associated Press

FRESNO, Calif. -- Gary Ricks scored 25 points to lead Drake to an 84-74 victory over Fresno State at the Fresno State Classic Friday night.

Richard Carter contributed 21 points for Drake (4-1), which fell behind early but came back to tie Fresno State (4-3) at 31 with 5:27 remaining in the first half, then took a 37-35 lead into the half.

The score was tied six times and there were seven lead changes. Fresno State took the lead on an Allen Huddleston free throw with nine minutes remaining in the game. A Cezar Guerrero jumper followed by a Karachi Edo dunk kept Fresno State in front until Carter made a 3-pointer to give Drake a 63-61 lead with 7:17 remaining. Drake then stretched the lead to 72-63. Fresno State cut the deficit to five on a Guerrero 3-pointer with 1:24 remaining, but couldn't pull closer.

Fresno State's Marvelle Harris had 26 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
DRKE
FRES
Points 84 74
FG Made-Attempted 32-57 (.561) 25-53 (.472)
3P Made-Attempted 9-21 (.429) 12-26 (.462)
FT Made-Attempted 11-18 (.611) 12-22 (.545)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 20 (0/0)

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