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Ellingson scores 21 to lift Drake over Valparaiso 84-79

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Brady Ellingson had 21 points as Drake narrowly beat Valparaiso 84-79 on Saturday.

Nick McGlynn had 16 points and nine rebounds for Drake (20-7, 9-5 Missouri Valley Conference). Tremell Murphy added five assists.

Deion Lavender had 16 points and six rebounds for the Crusaders (13-14, 6-8). Javon Freeman added 15 points and five steals. Derrik Smits had 15 points.

The Bulldogs improve to 2-0 against the Crusaders this season. Drake defeated Valparaiso 70-59 on Jan. 26. Drake faces Bradley at home on Tuesday. Valparaiso plays Southern Illinois at home on Wednesday.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
+ 2 Ryan Fazekas made jump shot 4.0
  Offensive rebound by Ryan Fazekas 4.0
  Markus Golder missed 3-pt. jump shot 4.0
  Offensive rebound by Deion Lavender 9.0
  Deion Lavender missed layup 11.0
  Offensive rebound by Valparaiso 14.0
  Ryan Fazekas missed 3-pt. jump shot 16.0
+ 1 Anthony Murphy made free throw 22.0
  Personal foul on Javon Freeman 22.0
+ 2 Anthony Murphy made layup, assist by Nick McGlynn 22.0
  Turnover on Daniel Sackey 27.0
Team Stats
Points 79 84
Field Goals 32-68 (47.1%) 29-61 (47.5%)
3-Pointers 3-12 (25.0%) 7-20 (35.0%)
Free Throws 12-16 (75.0%) 19-22 (86.4%)
Total Rebounds 40 32
Offensive 9 9
Defensive 23 20
Team 8 3
Assists 6 17
Steals 7 8
Blocks 0 5
Turnovers 15 12
Fouls 20 15
Technicals 0 0
16 PTS, 6 REB
21 PTS, 2 AST
12T
away team logo Valparaiso 12-14 324779
home team logo Drake 20-7 384684
Team Stats
away team logo Valparaiso 12-14 66.8 PPG 36.3 RPG 13.1 APG
home team logo Drake 20-7 75.4 PPG 39 RPG 15.2 APG
Key Players
2
D. Lavender G 7.8 PPG 5.0 RPG 3.7 APG 50.5 FG%
22
B. Ellingson G 11.8 PPG 2.1 RPG 1.7 APG 50.2 FG%
Top Scorers
D. Lavender G 16 PTS 6 REB 0 AST
B. Ellingson G 21 PTS 0 REB 2 AST
47.1 FG% 47.5
25.0 3PT FG% 35.0
75.0 FT% 86.4
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
R. Fazekas 15 3 0 6/10 2/5 1/1 4 30 1 0 3 1 2
D. Smits 15 6 0 6/8 0/0 3/4 3 22 0 0 5 2 4
J. Freeman 15 3 2 4/14 1/3 6/6 2 34 5 0 1 1 2
M. Golder 4 4 0 2/8 0/2 0/0 1 21 0 0 0 2 2
D. Sackey 4 1 2 2/3 0/0 0/0 2 19 0 0 1 0 1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
R. Fazekas 15 3 0 6/10 2/5 1/1 4 30 1 0 3 1 2
D. Smits 15 6 0 6/8 0/0 3/4 3 22 0 0 5 2 4
J. Freeman 15 3 2 4/14 1/3 6/6 2 34 5 0 1 1 2
M. Golder 4 4 0 2/8 0/2 0/0 1 21 0 0 0 2 2
D. Sackey 4 1 2 2/3 0/0 0/0 2 19 0 0 1 0 1
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
D. Lavender 16 6 0 8/13 0/0 0/1 0 27 0 0 1 1 5
J. Sorolla 7 6 0 3/5 0/0 1/2 4 16 1 0 1 2 4
B. Evelyn 2 3 2 1/7 0/2 0/0 1 25 0 0 2 0 3
M. McMillan 1 0 0 0/0 0/0 1/2 2 6 0 0 1 0 0
N. Robinson - - - - - - - - - - - - -
E. Gordon - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Bradford - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Kiser - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Stalling - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 79 32 6 32/68 3/12 12/16 20 200 7 0 15 9 23
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
B. Ellingson 21 0 2 6/12 4/8 5/5 1 38 2 1 2 0 0
N. McGlynn 16 9 2 7/12 0/0 2/2 4 30 0 2 1 1 8
D. Wilkins 9 3 1 3/8 1/4 2/2 2 33 0 0 0 0 3
N. Thomas 8 5 3 3/8 2/6 0/0 1 22 1 0 2 1 4
T. Murphy 7 1 5 3/5 0/1 1/2 2 29 1 0 3 1 0
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
B. Ellingson 21 0 2 6/12 4/8 5/5 1 38 2 1 2 0 0
N. McGlynn 16 9 2 7/12 0/0 2/2 4 30 0 2 1 1 8
D. Wilkins 9 3 1 3/8 1/4 2/2 2 33 0 0 0 0 3
N. Thomas 8 5 3 3/8 2/6 0/0 1 22 1 0 2 1 4
T. Murphy 7 1 5 3/5 0/1 1/2 2 29 1 0 3 1 0
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
L. Robbins 9 6 1 3/7 0/0 3/4 2 10 1 1 1 4 2
A. Murphy 9 5 3 3/8 0/1 3/3 2 27 2 1 1 2 3
G. Sturtz 5 0 0 1/1 0/0 3/4 1 11 1 0 2 0 0
N. Norton - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Gholson - - - - - - - - - - - - -
S. Jones - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Pilipovic - - - - - - - - - - - - -
R. Penn - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Gray - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Vaske - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 84 29 17 29/61 7/20 19/22 15 200 8 5 12 9 20