Women’s Basketball Set To Welcome Bradley On Sunday

first_imgFriday night is the first-time Drake has scored 100 or more points on a Valley opponent since scoring 106 on former MVC member, Creighton, back on Jan. 25, 1997. The Bulldogs’ 31 assists in the win tied for sixth in MVC history. Live Video Drake (19-4, 12-0 MVC) hosts Bradley (9-14, 5-7 MVC) riding a 13-game winning streak, including its first 12 MVC games, after coasting past Illinois State, 101-49, on Friday night. The 12-0 start to league play matches the best start in conference history. The 13-game winning streak is the longest for the program since the 1997-98 season. Buy Tickets Drake was led by senior Lizzy Wendell (Blue Springs, Mo.) who put up 22 points on a 9-of-12 shooting performance. Freshman Becca Hittner (Urbandale, Iowa) followed with a career-high 20 points, also adding seven rebounds. Sophomore Sammie Bachrodt (Wichita, Kan.) joined the duo in double-digits with 13 points, 11 of which came in the second half. Story Links Bradley dropped its game at UNI on Friday night by a score of 70-50, but the Braves have won four of their last six games. Drake beat Bradley, 93-60, on Jan. 13 in Peoria, Ill. The Braves are led by lone senior and Muscatine native, Leti Lerma, who pulls down a league-high 10.6 rebounds per game and averages 10.1 points per game. Following Sunday’s game, Drake hits the road for its final regular season road trip with games at Indiana State on Feb. 17 at 6 p.m. and at Loyola on Feb. 19 at 1 p.m.Print Friendly Version Drake Game Notes Live Audio DES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University women’s basketball team welcomes Bradley to the Knapp Center on Sunday afternoon in Missouri Valley Conference action. Tipoff is scheduled for 2 p.m. and the game is being broadcast online on The Valley on ESPN3 and on the radio on 1350 ESPN Des Moines.last_img

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