Scores

Final

Bradley 66

(12-19, 7-11 MVC)

Drake 71

(15-15, 6-12 MVC)

    3:05 PM ET, March 1, 2014

    Knapp Center, Des Moines, Iowa

    1 2 T
    BRAD 37 2966
    DRKE 26 4571

    Top Performers

    Bradley: W. Lemon, Jr. 20 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 5 Stl

    Drake: A. Hawley 23 Pts, 8 Reb

    Drake slips past Bradley 71-66

    Associated Press

    DES MOINES, Iowa -- Richard Carter, who finished with 18 points, hit a jump shot and made two free throws in the final 14 seconds to give Drake a 71-66 victory over Bradley Saturday.

    Bradley had a 37-26 halftime lead, but Drake started the second half with a 16-4 run to take the lead 42-41 with 14:32 remaining. The teams exchanged the lead until a Carter free throw with 3:39 left gave Drake a 64-63 advantage. Chris Caird hit a 3-point jumper for a 67-63 lead at the 2:58 mark. Walt Lemon Jr. dunked to close to 67-66 but Carter closed the door with his four points in the final seconds.

    Aaron Hawley led Drake (15-15, 6-12 Missouri Valley Conference) with 23 points, hitting 5 of 8 3-point attempts.

    Bradley (12-19, 7-11), which has now lost five of its last six games, was led by Lemon, Jr with 20 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BRAD
    DRKE
    Points 66 71
    FG Made-Attempted 24-55 (.436) 23-46 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-18 (.333) 8-19 (.421)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-16 (.750) 17-19 (.895)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 15 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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