Scores

Final

Northern Iowa 67

(13-14, 7-8 MVC)

Drake 70

(14-13, 5-10 MVC)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    9:00 PM ET, February 18, 2014

    Knapp Center, Des Moines, Iowa

    1 2 T
    UNI 26 4167
    DRKE 37 3370

    Top Performers

    Northern Iowa: S. Tuttle 20 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    Drake: R. Carter 19 Pts, 2 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

    Drake holds off a Northern Iowa rally, 70-67

    Associated Press

    DES MOINES, Iowa -- Richard Carter scored 19 points to help Drake hold on after nearly blowing a 20-point second-half lead against Northern Iowa on Tuesday night, 70-67.

    Carter's 3-pointer put Drake up 52-32 with 13:22 left. After a basket at the 7:49 mark, Drake did not score again until Carter's two free throws with 59 seconds remaining for a 64-60 lead.

    Six Northern Iowa players scored during its 16-0 run, led by Deon Mitchell with five -- including a steal and layup with 1:23 left.

    Northern Iowa got within 65-64 with 26 left and had a chance to tie it at the 12 second mark, but Mitchell missed an open layup. Drake's Karl Madison made two free throws to seal it.

    Trevor Berkeley added 15 points for Drake (14-13, 5-10 Missouri Valley).

    Seth Tuttle had 20 points in defeat for Northern Iowa (13-14, 7-8) while Mitchell added 16 points and four steals.

    Copyright by STATS LLC and The Associated Press

    SPONSORED HEADLINES

    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNI
    DRKE
    Points 67 70
    FG Made-Attempted 22-58 (.379) 23-48 (.479)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-25 (.360) 8-18 (.444)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-18 (.778) 16-19 (.842)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 11, 2014 @UNI 76, DRKE 66Recap
    » Feb 18, 2014 @DRKE 70, UNI 67Recap