STORY BY ADAM ROGAN Most athletic teams try playing exhibition matches against teams that will simulate the type of competition they will face later on in the regular season, but the Drake Men’s Basketball team had a different approach this past summer. With over two months left until the […]
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The Bulldogs’ faceless sixth man
In St. Louis on Thursday night, the Drake Men’s Basketball season came to an end as they fell to Bradley in overtime, 52-50.
With the regular season over, the time comes to think about the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. ‘Arch Madness,’ as it is known in the MVC, will have a major impact on how the NCAA Tournament will be seeded. The final two teams in the MVC Tournament are guaranteed seats in the big dance, which means that Drake still has a shot if they can pull off a couple upsets.
Men’s Basketball concludes regular season with tough loss at Illinois State
As the Drake Men’s Basketball season wraps up, there are five men who will soon be donning the Bulldogs uniform for the last time.
In the final game at the Knapp Center this season, the Drake Bulldogs fell to the Loyola Ramblers in overtime, 80-75.
Men’s Basketball continued their upward ascent in the Missouri Valley Conference as they defeated Missouri State who fell to 10-18 overall and 4-12 in conference play on Sunday by a score of 78-43. The victory became Drake’s fifth win in eight games.
The Evansville Purple Aces (19-8, 9-6) got their revenge for losing to the Bulldogs three weeks ago, defeating Drake (8-19, 5-10) 61-52 in Evansville.
The Drake Men’s Basketball team continued their growth with another Missouri Valley victory against Bradley on Wednesday night. The victory at the Knapp Center gave Drake their first season sweep of a foe since the 2012-2013 season. But the Bulldogs’ luck did not hold out, falling to Indiana State on Saturday.