Who's Playing

Indiana State @ Drake

Current Records: Indiana State 11-16; Drake 19-9

What to Know

The Drake Bulldogs and the Indiana State Sycamores are set to square off in a Missouri Valley matchup at 8 p.m. ET Feb. 21 at Knapp Center. Coming off of a win even when the odds were against them, the Bulldogs have to be feeling especially confident now that the spread is in their favor.

Drake bagged an 83-76 victory over the Loyola Chicago Ramblers this past Saturday. Guard Tucker DeVries and guard Garrett Sturtz were among the main playmakers for Drake as the former had 24 points and the latter had 15 points in addition to seven rebounds and five steals.

Meanwhile, Indiana State was close but no cigar this past Saturday as they fell 76-72 to the Southern Illinois Salukis. Four players on Indiana State scored in the double digits: forward Kailex Stephens (21), guard Cooper Neese (19), guard Xavier Bledson (10), and guard Cameron Henry (10).

This next contest looks promising for Drake, who are favored by a full 10.5 points. They hadn't treated bettors all too well in the past (they are 8-17), but they might be worth taking a chance on now after beating the spread two games in a row.

Drake's win lifted them to 19-9 while Indiana State's defeat dropped them down to 11-16. If the Bulldogs want to win on Monday, they will need to focus on stopping the Sycamores' Kailex Stephens, who had 21 points along with six boards, and Cooper Neese, who had 19 points along with five rebounds. We'll see whether or not they are up to the challenge.

How To Watch

  • When: Monday at 8 p.m. ET
  • Where: Knapp Center -- Des Moines, Iowa
  • TV: ESPN Plus
  • Follow: CBS Sports App


The Bulldogs are a big 10.5-point favorite against the Sycamores, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Bulldogs as an 11-point favorite.

Over/Under: -111

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Series History

Drake have won nine out of their last 13 games against Indiana State.

  • Feb 02, 2022 - Drake 85 vs. Indiana State 67
  • Dec 28, 2020 - Drake 73 vs. Indiana State 66
  • Dec 27, 2020 - Drake 81 vs. Indiana State 63
  • Jan 29, 2020 - Indiana State 58 vs. Drake 56
  • Jan 04, 2020 - Drake 80 vs. Indiana State 76
  • Feb 27, 2019 - Drake 80 vs. Indiana State 68
  • Feb 02, 2019 - Drake 68 vs. Indiana State 62
  • Feb 14, 2018 - Drake 90 vs. Indiana State 76
  • Jan 06, 2018 - Drake 75 vs. Indiana State 72
  • Feb 11, 2017 - Indiana State 84 vs. Drake 60
  • Jan 11, 2017 - Drake 87 vs. Indiana State 70
  • Feb 02, 2016 - Indiana State 63 vs. Drake 56
  • Jan 06, 2016 - Indiana State 79 vs. Drake 69

Injury Report for Drake

No Injury Information

Injury Report for Indiana State

  • Tyreke Key: Out for the Season (Shoulder)