Drake vs Northern Iowa

N. Iowa 66, Drake 52

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CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) - Seth Tuttle scored 13 points as Northern Iowa completed a season sweep of Drake with a 66-52 victory Sunday night.

Jake Koch added 10 points for the Panthers (14-7, 4-5 Missouri Valley), who snapped a two-game losing streak. Marc Sonnen hit one 3-pointer among his eight points, marking the 15th consecutive game in which he has scored from long range.

Kurt Alexander scored 21 points to lead the Bulldogs (12-8, 5-4), whose season-best four-game winning streak ended.

Drake failed to avenge an 83-68 loss to Northern Iowa on Jan. 7.

The game turned late in the first half. With the Panthers trailing 19-17, Johnny Moran hit a 3-pointer with 9:27 left that started a 17-4 run and gave Northern Iowa a 34-23 edge at halftime.

The lead topped out at 53-28 on a three-point play by Matt Morrison with 12:59 to go. Drake never got closer than 12 after that.

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Drake Bulldogs
B. Simons, F263-90-04047
J. Clarke, F201-11-25233
J. Jeffers, F190-30-02110
R. Rice, G324-121-36139
K. Madison, G191-40-00232
K. Alexander288-102-220221
A. Hawley263-100-04008
K. Woods181-40-05002
J. Welfringer70-10-00110
D. Smith30-10-01000
C. Parker20-00-00000
Totals 21-554-73271752
 38.2%57.1% 
Northern Iowa Panthers
J. Koch, F292-65-643110
S. Tuttle, F195-62-251313
M. Sonnen, G293-81-24328
A. James, G263-53-75029
J. Moran, G262-61-23117
C. Rank221-20-04002
M. Morrison162-51-12006
D. Mitchell151-43-42205
A. Pehl91-60-06102
M. Martino72-20-00014
T. Lange10-00-00000
M. Singleton10-10-00000
Totals 22-5116-2437111066
 43.1%66.7% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.17-130-517
N. Iowa16-231-414
Illinois St.11-722-1362
Indiana St.11-715-16190
Evansville9-924-12119
Loyola-Chi.8-1024-13123
Drake6-129-22269
Missouri St.5-1311-20247
So. Illinois4-1412-21278
Bradley3-159-24288
 
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