Bulldogs And Bears To Tangle Sunday Afternoon

first_img Drake Game Notes Following Sunday’s game, the Bulldogs remain home to host Evansville Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. Print Friendly Version ESPN3 Live Audio Live Stats Buy Tickets center_img The Drake University men’s basketball returns to the Knapp Center, where it is 7-1 this season, to begin a two-game MVC homestand starting with Missouri State Sunday at 3 p.m. The game will serve as the Bulldogs’ annual ‘Hometown Heroes Game’ as the team honors and recognizes local law enforcement, fire, EMS and military personnel. General admission tickets are also available for as low as $5 by using the promo code FRIGID, in refleciton of this weekend’s weather, at DrakeTix.com/promo.The Bulldogs are coming off their 13th win of the season with a 17-point win at Bradley to mark the team’s second-biggest margin of victory in a conference road game in the last decade. However, large leads have been rare against Missouri State, Drake has won three of the last five meetings with Missouri State but those games have been decided by a total of 13 points. Drake senior Nick McGlynn is averaging 18.0 points and 9.6 rebounds per game in MVC action to lead the league in both categories. He has had three double-doubles in five conference games including 19 points and 11 boards at Bradley. Story Links On the perimeter, Brady Ellingson leads the league in three-point shooting in league action by shooting 17-of-31 from the arc (.548). D.J. Wilkins trails closely with 12 three-pointers in league games to rank fourth in makes. Wilkins has scored in double-figures in seven-straight games. As a team, Drake has made 10 or more three-pointers in 10 games this season to average 9.5 three-pointers per game to rank 39th nationally.last_img read more