Alaska Anchorage beats Drake in Great Alaska Shootout
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Sekou Wiggs scored 24 points and added five assists as tournament host Alaska Anchorage defeated Drake 74-69 on Saturday in the seventh place game of the Great Alaska Shootout.
The loss sends Drake to a 0-3 record at the tournament.
Wiggs finished 7 of 17 from the field. Spencer Svejcar finished an efficient 5 of 9 from the field and 7 of 7 at the line for 20 points for the Seawolves.
Reed Trimmer led Drake with 24 points on 9-of-14 shooting. The Bulldogs (1-4) outshot Alaska Anchorage 48.1 percent to 42.3 but finished in a minus-9 hole at the free throw line (19-10).
The game was tied at halftime, but the Seawolves gained some breathing room in the second half. Wiggs hit a 3-pointer and jumper on back-to-back possessions for a 38-33 lead. A Svejcar 3-pointer with 11:40 left made it 55-40 and Drake never recovered.