Scores

Final

Drake 59

(13-17, 7-10 MVC)

Missouri State 75

(19-10, 8-9 MVC)

    8:05 PM ET, February 24, 2010

    JQH Arena, Springfield, Missouri

    1 2 T
    DRKE 29 3059
    MOSU 33 4275

    Top Performers

    Drake: J. Young 20 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Missouri St: K. Weems 17 Pts, 10 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Missouri St. 75, Drake 59

    Associated Press

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Adam Leonard hit seven 3-pointers and finished with 24 points as Missouri State defeated Drake 75-59 Wednesday night.

    Kyle Weems added 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Bears (19-10, 8-9 Missouri Valley Conference), who beat the Bulldogs in Springfield for the ninth straight time and the 18th time in 19 games.

    Josh Young led Drake (13-17, 7-10) with 20 points.

    Missouri State pulled away for good early in the second half. The Bears extended their 33-29 halftime advantage to 44-31 in the first three minutes of the second half and led by at least eight the rest of the way. Missouri State hit three 3s during its 11-2 run.

    Leonard hit three 3s in the first 5:02 as the Bears raced out to 16-4 advantage. Drake, though, rallied and took a 27-26 lead with 4:37 remaining before halftime. Missouri State answered with a 7-2 run and never trailed again.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    DRKE
    MOSU
    Points 59 75
    FG Made-Attempted 23-47 (.489) 26-51 (.510)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-20 (.300) 10-20 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-11 (.636) 13-15 (.867)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 16

    2009-10 Season

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