Nebomaha 42 38 80
Drake 42 46 88
Date of game: 11/23/2013

Recap: Drake vs. Nebraska Omaha

Des Moines, IA (SportsNetwork.com) - Richard Carter led the way with a double- double, scoring 23 points and grabbing 11 rebounds, as the Drake Bulldogs defeated the Nebraska Omaha Mavericks, 88-80, in a non-conference duel at the Drake Knapp Center.

Five players scored in double figures for the Bulldogs (3-1), including Aaron Hawley with 14 points, Seth VanDeest and Gary Ricks each with 13 and Chris Caird with 12 points off the bench.

Devin Patterson and C.J. Carter each finished with 17 points and five rebounds for the Mavericks (3-3), while Marcus Tyus added 16 points and John Karhoff chipped in with 12. Reserve Matt Hagerbaumer scored nine points and posted game highs of 13 rebounds and four blocked shots.

Omaha shot 45.5 percent from the field in the first half and connected on 7- of-16 from beyond the arc. Drake made 47.2 percent of its field goal tries, including 3-of-8 from 3-point range. Trailing most of the opening period, Drake finished the half on a 7-2 run and the teams entered halftime tied at 42-42.

After intermission, Drake hit on 51.9 percent of its shots from the field, including 6-of-13 from 3-point distance. Omaha managed to make just 42.9 percent of its field goals tries and 4-of-11 from 3-point range in the second. The Bulldogs opened the second half on a 7-0 run and never trailed the rest of the way.

Drake dominated in the paint, outscoring Omaha 34-18, and also forced the visitors into 17 turnovers.

Game Notes

Dayton hopes to build off banner season

The University of Dayton team will kick off its 2015 season at Robert Morris and play six home games as part of an 11-game schedule.

NASCAR News
Team Xtreme's stolen Sprint Cup car found

Team Xtreme Racing confirmed on Saturday morning that police have recovered its Sprint Cup Series race car that was stolen from a hotel parking lot in Morrow, Georgia.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.