|Drake Downs North Dakota State 95-88 - Match Report|
Nick McGlynn scored 23 points leading Drake to a 95-88 victory over North Dakota State at U.S. Bank Stadium on Saturday.
Drake was a +1.0-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Nick Norton had 18 points for Drake and D.J. Wilkins chipped in with 15 points. Nick Norton had 17 assists for them, while Nick Norton was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
North Dakota State got 29 points from Vinnie Shahid in a losing cause and another 21 points from Deng Geu. Vinnie Shahid contributed 5 assists for them, while Deng Geu had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Drake were victorious, as the score was 45-43 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Drake as they grabbed 31 boards, while North Dakota State only had 28
Drake looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Wisconsin-Milwaukee. North Dakota State will aim to get back on the winning track at Iowa State.