Women’s Basketball Hosts Bradley in Annual Pink Game Friday Night

first_img Live Stats Drake Game Notes Live Audio Bradley (12-14, 6-9 MVC) is coming off a close 74-70 loss to Indiana State at home. The Braves are led in scoring by freshman Gabi Haack, who averages 10.0 points per game and made a team-high 51 three-pointers. Earlier this season, Drake held off a late charge by Bradley for an 84-75 win in Peoria, Ill. Junior Sammie Bachrodt (Wichita, Kan.) scored a season-high 20 points and made key free throws down the stretch in the road win over the Panthers. Junior Nicole Miller (Walker, Iowa) added 14 points off the bench and has scored double figure points in four consecutive games. Sophomore Becca Hittner (Urbandale, Iowa) tallied 16 points and has scored eight or more points in every MVC contest this year. ESPN3 After its 72-67 road win at UNI last Friday and with four games remaining in the regular season, Drake (19-7, 14-0 MVC) is one victory away from clinching its second-straight outright MVC regular season title. The Bulldogs hold a three-game advantage over second-place Missouri State, and swept the season series with the Lady Bears. The last time Drake won back-to-back outright MVC regular season titles was 1996-97 and 1997-98. Story Links The Bulldogs’ next victory will be the 20th this season. The program has secured 20 or more victories in each of the past three seasons. The last time Drake had four-consecutive seasons with 20 or more wins was 1996-2002 when it tallied six-straight. DES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University women’s basketball team hosts Bradley Friday night in its second-to-last home game of the 2017-18 season. Friday’s game is the program’s annual Pink Game presented by Mercy Medical Center with tipoff between the Bulldogs and Braves scheduled for 7 p.m. The game will be the Missouri Valley Conference’s featured game of the week on The Valley on ESPN3. Following Friday’s game, Drake hosts Illinois State Sunday in its home finale. Sunday will be Senior Day for the Bulldogs’ only senior, Paige Greiner (Williamsburg, Iowa). Tipoff is set for 2 p.m. and Greiner’s ceremony will take place on the Knapp Center floor after the game. Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more