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.
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