Bradley 67, Drake 59

Andrew Warren scored 24 points and Taylor Brown contributed 17

points and 11 rebounds as Bradley defeated Drake 67-59 Tuesday

night.

The game was the Missouri Valley Conference opener for both

teams.

Drake led 39-34 with 12:22 to go, but Bradley scored the next

eight points to go up by three. Warren made a 3-pointer to break a

44-44 tie and the Braves (6-5) held the lead the rest of the

way.

The Braves enjoyed a 28-10 advantage in points in the paint and

went 18-for-21 from the free-throw line.

Sam Maniscalco had 14 points for the Braves. Warren had eight

rebounds and made four of Bradley’s five 3-pointers.

Josh Young led the Bulldogs (5-8) with 14 points. Aaron Hawley

scored 11 and Craig Stanley 10 for Drake, which shot just 34

percent in the game from the field.