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Drake Defeats Western Michigan 71-68 - Recap

Drake got 16 points from Jacob Enevold Jensen en route to a 71-68 victory over Western Michigan on Wednesday at Knapp Center.

Drake did not, however, defeat Western Michigan against the spread, which closed at 6.5 at most sportsbooks.

Drake got 14 points from Jordan Daniels and another 10 points from Chris Caird. Jordan Daniels contributed 7 assists, while Seth VanDeest cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.

Western Michigan got 23 points from David Brown in a losing cause and another 16 points from Connar Tava. Connar Tava contributed 4 assists for them, while Taylor Perry had 11 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Western Michigan were victorious, as the score was 36-33 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Drake as they grabbed 33 boards, while Western Michigan only had 32.