first_img Live Stats 1350 ESPN Des Moines Fox Sports Net Listen Live Watch Live “Anchorage played well, they executed their offense well,” Giacoletti added. “They denied us on defense and took us out of some things.” Full Schedule Roster Box Score (PDF) “I’m proud of our guys in fighting through for 40 minutes,” said Drake head coach Ray Giacoletti. “You find out a lot about your team in these tournaments and we’ve had stretches that were good. We led for the majority of the game against Iona, who is in the championship game. There’s bits and pieces there, but you have to be able to sustain that 40 minutes and we have not been able to do that.” at DePaul 11/30/2016 – 7:30 p.m. Drake also faced an early 11-point deficit, but used an 8-2 run to pull within five points at 19-14. The Bulldogs stayed within five points until Wampler scored eight of his points during a 10-0 Drake run to give the Bulldogs a 30-25 lead. The Bulldogs’ defense held UAA without a field goal for more than seven minutes but could not pull away as the Seawolves scored five points in the final 90 seconds of the half to tie the game at halftime, 33-33. Next Game: Photo Gallery Preview Drake (1-5) was led by junior guard Reed Timmer’s (New Berlin, Wis.) 24 points on 9-of-14 shooting while Billy Wampler (Eau Claire, Wis.) added 11 points off the bench. Alaska Anchorage got 24 points, five assists and three steals from Sekou Wiggs while Spencer Svejcar recorded 20 points for the victorious Seawolves. Box Score (HTML) Story Links A pair of baskets from Timmer in the final two minutes twice pulled Drake within seven points, but UAA responded with free throws both times to maintain their advantage and record the Seawolves’ 45th all-time win over a Division I opponent. Timmer scored 15 of his points in the second half. ANCHORAGE, Ak. – The Drake University men’s basketball team closed out its trip to the GCI Great Alaska Shootout with a 74-69 loss to the host, Alaska Anchorage, on Saturday, Nov. 26. UAA opened the second half on a 23-7 run to lead by 15 points, 55-40, with 11:41 left in the contest with Wiggs scoring 11 of his points during that span. The Bulldogs pulled within nine points twice before six-straight UAA points, four from Wiggs, stretched the lead back out to 15, 64-49, with seven minutes left in the contest before a De’Antae McMurray (Alton, Ill.) three-pointer ended the run and gave Drake some momentum. McMurray finished with nine points, all on three-pointers, and a career-high six assists. Drake returns to the lower 48 states this week for its next game at DePaul on Wednesday, Nov. 30. Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m. at McGrath-Phillips Arena. Print Friendly Versionlast_img


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