Illinois State vs Drake Wrap - Illinois State Wins 94-86
Tyler Brown scored 25 points for Illinois State on Wednesday, leading them to a 94-86 victory over Drake at Knapp Center.
Illinois State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as favorites.
Illinois State got 23 points from Jackie Carmichael and another 18 points from John Wilkins. Tyler Brown contributed 9 assists, while Jon Ekey cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Drake got 17 points from Richard Carter in a losing cause and another 16 points from Chris Hines. Richard Carter contributed 6 assists for them, while Jordan Clarke had 10 rebounds.
Illinois State hit the break trailing 51-40 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Illinois State as they grabbed 35 boards, while Drake only had 32.