Scores

Final OT

Drake 56

(12-15, 5-11 MVC)

Illinois State 58

(9-15, 4-12 MVC)

    8:05 PM ET, February 14, 2006

    Redbird Arena, Normal, Illinois

    1 2 OT T
    DRKE 28 27 156
    ILST 29 26 358

    Top Performers

    Drake: C. Bryant 13 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Stl

    Illinois State: R. Fortes 22 Pts, 3 Stl

    Illinois State 58, Drake 56 (OT)

    NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Roberto Fortes went 6-of-10 from three-point range and scored a game-high 22 points in leading Illinois State to a 58-56 overtime victory over Drake on Tuesday night.

    In the closely fought game that saw four ties and seven lead changes, Illinois State (9-15, 4-12 Missouri Valley) held a 29-28 lead at the half.

    Drake then (12-15, 5-11) allowed a seven-point lead with 6:17 left slip away. Regulation play ended with the teams tied at 55.

    Drake was ineffective in overtime, scoring only one point, while the Redbirds' three points were enough for the win.

    Levi Dyer scored 11 points for Illinois State, while Dana Ford added 10.

    Chris Bryant was the only Drake player to score in double digits, finishing with 13 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    DRKE
    ILST
    Points 56 58
    FG Made-Attempted 18-57 (.316) 21-51 (.412)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-15 (.333) 11-25 (.440)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-21 (.714) 5-13 (.385)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 2

    2005-06 Season

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