Women’s Basketball Hosts Evansville Sunday Afternoon

December 24, 2019 | |Post a Comment

first_imgAs a team, the Bulldogs shot a season-high 55.2 percent from the field, dished out 26 assists on 32 field goals and made 16-of-17 from the free throw line. Drake, which ranked fourth in the nation in teams assists per game going into the game, as had five different players set their individual career-highs in assists this season. Story Links Following Sunday’s game, Drake welcomes in-state rival UNI on Jan. 19. Tipoff with the Panthers is set for 7 p.m. and will be the MVC’s Game of the Week on ESPN3. Print Friendly Version Live Stats Buy Tickets Drake Game Notes Live Audio ESPN3 Evansville (3-12, 0-4 MVC) lost at UNI, 65-41, Friday night. The Purple Aces were led by junior transfer Kelsi Scott, who nearly recorded a double with 11 points and nine rebounds in just 11 minutes. The Purple Aces struggled shooting and protecting the basketball finishing at 24.5 percent from the floor and committing 21 turnovers as the Panthers scored 20 points off of the miscues. Senior graduate transfer Hannah Noe is Evansville’s top scorer at 14.3 points per game. Noe transferred from SEMO prior to this season. DES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University women’s basketball team hosts Evansville in Missouri Valley Conference play Sunday afternoon at the Knapp Center with tipoff scheduled for 2 p.m. Drake (10-7, 5-0 MVC) never trailed in its 85-64 win over Indiana State Friday evening. Redshirt sophomore Sara Rhine (Eldon, Mo.) recorded her fourth double-double of the year with a game-high 24 points and 10 rebounds. Redshirt junior Becca Jonas (Independence, Mo.) went 7-of-7 from the floor and finished with a season-high 16 points in just 16 minutes. Junior Sammie Bachrodt (Wichita, Kan.) once again recorded an impressive all-around effort with nine points, nine rebounds and a career-tying seven assists. last_img

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