The Valley’s Top Two Offenses To Meet Wednesday At 6 p.m. In the Knapp Center

first_imgStory Links Buy Tickets Wednesday’s game will also be a ‘Whiteout’ at the Knapp Center with all fans encouraged to wear white to cheer on the Bulldogs. Drake students will receive a free white t-shirt courtesy of Drake West Village while supplies last. Wednesday is also Faculty/Staff Night with all Drake University faculty and staff eligible to receive up to four free tickets to the contest. The Shockers travel to Des Moines in second place in the league standings with a 9-1 conference record by virtue of averaging a league-best 81.6 points per game against MVC foes. The Bulldogs rank second in MVC scoring at a 75.2 points per game clip to sit at 5-5 in the MVC standings. Live Video Live Stats DES MOINES, Iowa – The two highest scoring offenses in the Missouri Valley Conference are set to clash Wednesday, Feb. 1, when the Drake University men’s basketball team hosts Wichita State in the Knapp Center. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m. with the contest broadcast on Comcast Sportsnet Chicago and on radio via ESPN Des Moines 1350-AM.center_img The Bulldogs have won two of their last four games and five of their last six home games. The team is 4-1 in MVC home games this season and in their last six home games, the Bulldogs have averaged 88.2 points per game while shooting 47.4 percent from the floor and 41.0 percent from the arc. Live Audio The first time the Bulldogs and Shockers met, WSU rolled out to an insurmountable early lead in dispatching Drake, 90-65, in Wichita Jan. 4. De’Antae McMurray (Alton, Ill.) led the Bulldogs in the loss with 13 points and five rebounds while the Shockers were paced by five players in double figures including Markis McDuffie’s 10-point, 11-rebound double-double. Drake Game Notes Following Wednesday’s game, the Bulldogs return to the road to make their annual trip to Peoria, Ill., for the first meeting with Bradley this season. Tipoff for the Saturday afternoon contest is set for 1 p.m. Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more