Scores

Final

Illinois State 77

(11-7, 4-2 MVC)

Drake 63

(10-8, 1-5 MVC)

Coverage: ESPN3

8:05 PM ET, January 18, 2014

Knapp Center, Des Moines, Iowa

1 2 T
ILST 42 3577
DRKE 25 3863

Top Performers

Illinois State: R. Lynch 14 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Stl, 4 Blk

Drake: R. Carter 24 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Stl

Illinois St takes big lead, downs Drake 77-63

Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Daishon Knight scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds off the bench as Illinois State made a big first-half lead stand up for a 77-63 win over Drake Saturday night.

The Redbirds raced to an 18-6 start in the first five minutes of the game and led 42-25 at intermission.

Reggie Lynch scored 14 points and grabbed seven boards for Illinois State (11-7, 4-2 Missouri Valley), with Bobby Hunter and Nick Zeisloft adding 13 and 12 points, respectively. The Redbirds shot 48 percent from the floor (26 of 54) and were 16 of 19 from the line.

Richard Carter tossed in 24 points, hitting 9 of 10 from the line, to lead Drake (10-8, 1-5). Aaron Hawley scored 14 points for the Bulldogs, who shot 16 of 46 (34.8) from the field and 24 of 30 from the line.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ILST
DRKE
Points 77 63
FG Made-Attempted 26-54 (.481) 16-46 (.348)
3P Made-Attempted 9-20 (.450) 7-19 (.368)
FT Made-Attempted 16-19 (.842) 24-30 (.800)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 18, 2014 ILST 77, @DRKE 63Recap
Feb 1, 2014 @ILST 75, DRKE 57Recap