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01/27/2013 5:21 PM EST
Missouri State tops Drake 78-72
MISSOURI ST 78, DRAKE 72
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- Anthony Downing scored 26 points to lead
Missouri State to a 78-72 victory over Drake on Sunday.
Keith Pickens added 19 points and seven rebounds for the Bears
(6-15, 4-5 Missouri Valley), who completed the regular-season
sweep of the Bulldogs. Missouri State also won 77-65 at Des
Moines, Iowa on Jan. 5.
Marcus Marshall scored 12 points for Missouri State. The Bears,
who shot 56 percent in the game, trailed by 10 early in the
second half but took the lead for good at 58-57 on Downing's
basket with 6:52 to play.
Ben Simons led Drake (9-11, 3-6) with 19 points. Micah Mason
scored 17 and Seth VanDeest added 12 points for the Bulldogs,
who were coming off a 74-69 home win over No. 17 Creighton on
The Bears are 21-1 all-time against Drake in Springfield.
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