Timmer was 8 of 14 from the floor. Graham Woodward scored 13 points with three 3-pointers and six assists for Drake (3-3). Kale Abrahamson, who scored a career-high 41 points in the Bulldogs' win against Western Kentucky to open the tournament, added 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting.
The Bulldogs led 36-33 at halftime, and used an 11-4 surge to stretch their lead to 47-37 with 15 minutes left. Ore Arogundade made a pair of free throws, Jacob Enevold Jensen scored and Timmer added five points, and the Bulldogs led 61-45 with seven minutes left and cruised from there.