Missouri Valley Tournament - Illinois State Falls 78-62 to Drake - Recap

Illinois State was scorched by Tremell Murphy for 26 points as Drake defeated them 78-62 in NCAA action on Friday.

Drake was a favorite by -3.0 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Anthony Murphy had 16 points for Drake and Noah Thomas chipped in with 13 points. Noah Thomas had 5 assists for them, while Anthony Murphy was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

Illinois State got a 18-point performance from Phil Fayne, who was supported by 11 points from Milik Yarbrough. Milik Yarbrough had 3 assists in a losing cause for Illinois State, while Milik Yarbrough grabbed 7 rebounds.

Drake led at halftime, $HalfScore.