Scores

Final

Evansville 66

(7-7, 0-1 MVC)

Drake 94

(10-3, 1-0 MVC)

    8:05 PM ET, January 1, 2014

    Knapp Center, Des Moines, Iowa

    1 2 T
    EVAN 35 3166
    DRKE 39 5594

    Top Performers

    Evansville: D. Balentine 20 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast

    Drake: J. Daniels 28 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast

    Drake defeats Evansville 94-66

    Associated Press

    DES MOINES, Iowa -- Jordan Daniels scored 28 points with three assists as Drake defeated Evansville 94-66 on Wednesday night.

    Richard Carter put up 19 points and grabbed four rebounds for the Bulldogs (10-3). Chris Caird had 10 points and Aaron Hawley came off the bench to score 12. Drake hit 61 percent from the field overall, 65.5 percent from the line and sank 65.5 percent from 3-point range.

    A Daniels 3-pointer at 16:25 in the first capped a 12-2 Bulldog run to start the game.

    Evansville's D.J. Balentine scored nine points in the final minute of the first period, including a 3-pointer at the buzzer, to cut the Aces' deficit to four points at the break.

    The Bulldogs completely dominated the second period, leading by as many as 30 points with a minute left to play.

    Balentine led the Aces (7-7) with 20 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    EVAN
    DRKE
    Points 66 94
    FG Made-Attempted 22-47 (.468) 33-54 (.611)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-9 (.222) 9-16 (.563)
    FT Made-Attempted 20-32 (.625) 19-29 (.655)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 22 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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