NCAA Game Summary - Missouri State at Drake
(Saturday, February 4th)
Final Score: Missouri State 57, Drake 39
Des Moines, IA (Sports Network) - Kyle Weems scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds as the Missouri State Bears downed the Drake Bulldogs 57-39 in Missouri Valley Conference action at the Knapp Center.
Anthony Downing finished with 12 points for the Bears (14-11, 7-6 MVC).
Aaron Hawley scored 12 points for Drake (13-11, 6-7) which has lost four of its last five. Rayvonte Rice added six rebounds.
Missouri State led 33-20 at halftime after shooting 50 percent from the floor in the first half.
The Bears tightened their hold on the game when they held the Bulldogs without a field goal for the first eight-and-a-half minutes of the second half. The hosts were just 5-of-20 from the floor after halftime. Missouri State led by 25 at one point in the second half.
Missouri State shot 44.7 percent from the floor for the game while Drake shot only 27.3 percent from the field.
02/05 02:10:06 ET