Recap - Missouri State Defeats Drake 69-63
Missouri State grabbed a 69-63 win over Drake on Wednesday, behind an 18-point effort from Keith Pickens at JQH Arena.
Missouri State was a 4-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Missouri State got 12 points from Christian Kirk and another 11 points from Jarmar Gulley. Devon Thomas contributed 4 assists, while Ron Mvouika cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Drake got an 18-point performance from Aaron Hawley, who was supported by 17 points from Richard Carter. Richard Carter had 4 assists in a losing cause for Drake, while Chris Caird grabbed 6 rebounds.
Missouri State led at halftime, 39-36.
Missouri State had a 35-27 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.