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Norton has 17 points to lead Drake to a 98-52 victory

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Nick Norton led the way with 17 points as Drake had five players in double figures as the Bulldogs opened the season with a 98-52 thumping of Division III Buena Vista on Thursday night.

Norton was almost perfect on the night, hitting 3 of 4 from deep while making 7 of 8 field-goal attempts. He also grabbed five rebounds while dishing out five assists. Liam Robbins added 16 points with six rebounds, Noah Thomas contributed 15 points, Tremell Murphy chipped in 14 with eight rebounds and Anthony Murphy had 12 points with six boards.

Drake opened the game on a 14-0 run and took a 49-27 lead into the break. The Bulldogs pushed that to 66-37 in the second half and coasted to the win.

Drake scored 54 points in the paint while limiting Buena Vista to just 10 and won the rebound battle 52-33.

Garrett Sittner led Buena Vista with 12 points. Dominic Sesma contributed 11.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Buenta Vista 272552
home team logo Drake 1-0 494998
Team Stats
away team logo Buenta Vista PPG RPG APG
home team logo Drake 1-0 98.0 PPG 53 RPG 16.0 APG
Key Players
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. PPG RPG APG FG%
20
N. Norton 17.0 PPG 5.0 RPG 5.0 APG 87.5 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
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Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB