Drake 73, CS Northridge 49

Rayvonte Rice had 22 points to lead four Drake players scoring

in double figures in a 73-49 victory against Cal State Northridge

on Saturday.

Ben Simons added 14 points and Kurt Alexander and Jordan Clarke

11 each for the Bulldogs (4-2).

Stephan Hicks and Josh Greene scored 10 points each for the

Matadors (1-4). Hicks had eight rebounds.

A 17-3 run during a 5:18 stretch of the first half gave Drake

permanent control of the game. Rice had seven points during the

surge, which culminated with his layup that gave the Bulldogs a

31-16 lead with 6:05 remaining in the half.