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Troy 80, Drake 75

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) -- O'Darien Bassett scored 24 points and Troy defeated Drake 80-75 Sunday for third place in the BP Top of the World Classic.

Troy (3-2) trailed most of the second half but hit clutch free throws in the last three minutes to pull ahead.

Troy took an early 14-4 lead but Drake (1-2) tied the game 18-18 on three foul shots by Chris Bryant with 11:37 remaining.

Troy led 42-38 at the half but Drake pulled ahead 47-44 in the second period when Nick Grant completed a three-point play with 17:55 remaining.

The Trojans finally regained the lead 76-75 with 1:42 remaining when Bassett hit two free throws. He finished 6-for-6 from the free throw line.

Drake turned the ball over three times and Troy connected on four more foul shots to end the scoring.

Ajay Calvin led Drake with 15 points and hit 3-of-4 3-pointers.

Richard Chaney had seven rebounds for Troy and Al Stewart had six for Drake.