Missouri State vs Drake Final: 78-72 - Recap
Drake was scorched by Anthony Downing for 26 points as Missouri State defeated them 78-72 in NCAA action on Sunday.
Missouri State was a favorite by1 point and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.
Keith Pickens had 19 points for Missouri State and Marcus Marshall chipped in with 12 points. Anthony Downing had 4 assists for them, while Gavin Thurman was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Drake got 19 points from Ben Simons in a losing cause and another 17 points from Micah Mason. Micah Mason contributed 4 assists for them, while Jordan Clarke had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Missouri State were victorious, as the score was 29-28 at the break.
Missouri State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-29.