Missouri State downs Drake 61-52
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Camyn Boone scored 17 points and grabbed five rebounds as Missouri State downed Drake 61-52 on Wednesday night.
Jarred Dixon and Chris Kendrix added 10 points apiece for the Bears (12-17, 8-9 Missouri Valley Conference). Dixon led the team with 10 rebounds. The Bears hit 34.5 percent from the field overall and 83.3 percent from the line.
Drake led 29-27 at the break and stretched it to 35-29 early in the second half. Missouri State responded with a 14-3 run capped by an Obediah Church dunk to put the Bears on top 43-38 with 10:01 to play. They led the rest of the way, and a Boone dunk followed by a Dequan Miller 3-pointer extended their lead to 59-47 with 1:33 remaining.
Ore Arogundade scored 16 points with eight rebounds and Dominik Olejniczak added 12 points and six rebounds for the Bulldogs (6-23, 1-16) who have lost seven straight.