DES MOINES, Iowa -- Rayvonte Rice scored 19 points, including the go-ahead basket with 2:17 remaining, as Drake knocked off Northern Iowa 72-69 Saturday.
Rice's layup put Drake (10-14, 5-8 Missouri Valley) ahead 66-65 and the Bulldogs held on from there, snapping an eight-game Panthers' win streak and avenging a 69-49 loss to Northern Iowa on Jan. 22.
Both teams shot 49 percent from the field and combined for just seven turnovers -- four from Northern Iowa and three from Drake -- in a game that featured 12 lead changes and 13 ties.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite