The Missouri State Bears visit The Knapp Center in Des Moines, Iowa on Sunday to play the Drake Bulldogs. The Bears fell to 8-10 on the season following a 70-64 loss to Evansville on Wednesday. Missouri State Keandre Cook and Tulio Da Silva each scored 14 to lead the Bears in the loss, while Da Silva pulled down 13 boards to post his second consecutive double-double.
Drake improved to 13-5 on the season following its 69-52 win over Bradley on Wednesday. The Bulldogs were led by Nick McGlynn with 19 points and 11 rebounds. Drake moved to 2-3 on the season in the Missouri Valley Conference.
Tulio Da Silva leads Missouri State in scoring and rebounding with averages of 16.0 points and 7.4 rebounds per game. Two other players for the Bears are averaging double figures in scoring. Josh Webster leads in assists with an average of 5.6 per game. Missouri State is shooting 46.2% from the field and 32.5% from 3-point territory.
Nick McGlynn leads the Bulldogs in scoring and rebounding with averages of 16.5 points and 8.0 rebounds per game. Nick Norton is the second leading scorer and leading the Bulldogs in assists with averages of 14.0 points and 5.9 assists per game. Drake is shooting 47.6% from the field and 36.6% from 3-point territory.