Women’s Basketball To Host Indiana State

first_imgStory Links Sophomore Sammie Bachrodt (Wichita, Kan.) added a career-high of six assists in addition to her nine points, seven rebounds and four steals. Freshman Brenni Rose (Shawnee, Kan.) scored 10 points and equaled her career-high of eight rebounds.  Live Audio DES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University women’s basketball concludes its homestand on Sunday when it welcomes Indiana State for a 2 p.m. matinee. The Missouri Valley Conference game will broadcast on ESPN3 and on radio via ESPN Des Moines 1350-AM. Live Video Senior Lizzy Wendall (Blue Springs, Mo.) led Drake once again in scoring with 25 points on 10-of 14-shooting in addition to three steals in 22 minutes. Freshman Becca Hittner (Urbandale, Iowa) recorded her second career double-double with 15 points and a game-high 10 rebounds. Buy Tickets Drake (14-4, 7-0 MVC) cruised past Loyola, 89-46, Friday night at the Knapp Center. The Bulldogs had a 20-point run in the first eight minutes of the game before Loyola scored at the 2:01 mark of the first quarter. The Bulldogs lengthened their lead over the Ramblers finishing with a 48-23 halftime advantage. It is the third-straight game that all 10 available Bulldogs scored two or more points and all played 10 or more minutes of action.center_img The Drake women’s basketball annual alumni game will take place on the Knapp Center floor following the Bulldogs and Sycamores. As a team, Drake shot 56.5 percent (35-of-62) from the floor and benefited from a total of 27 points from the bench and 24 team assists. The team also registered a total of 14 steals and four blocks. Drake controlled the paint with a 52-14 advantage and a 46-23 rebounding margin. The Bulldogs forced 17 Ramblers’ turnovers and scored 23 points off the mistakes. Drake led by as many as 46 points late in the fourth quarter on its way to its eighth-straight victory. Live Stats Indiana State (10-7, 4-2 MVC) had its four-game win streak stopped at UNI Friday night as the Panthers claimed a 59-47 victory over the Sycamores. Indiana State has won four of its first six league games to sit in a tie for third place with Missouri State. The Sycamores are the MVC’s top defensive team holding opponents to 57.6 points per game and 35.1 percent shooting from the field. Junior Ashley Taia is averaging a team-best 13.5 points per game. Drake and Indiana State split the series last season with the home team winning each contest. Drake Game Notes Drake visits fellow league-leader UNI on Jan. 24 with tipoff in Cedar Falls scheduled for 7 p.m. The game will broadcast on ESPN3 and on radio via ESPN Des Moines 1350-AM. Print Friendly Versionlast_img