Eastern Illinois vs Drake Wrap - Drake Wins 74-56

Micah Mason scored 19 points leading Drake to a 74-56 victory over Eastern Illinois at Knapp Center on Saturday.

Drake was the ATS victor, as they covered the 15-point spread as a favorite.

Ben Simons had 14 points for Drake and Chris Hines chipped in with 11 points. Micah Mason had 6 assists for them, while Ben Simons was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 4 boards.

Eastern Illinois got 18 points from Sherman Blanford in a losing cause and another 10 points from Morris Woods. Taylor Jones contributed 3 assists for them, while Sherman Blanford had 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Drake were victorious, as the score was 33-26 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Eastern Illinois as they grabbed 25 boards, while Drake only had 19.