Prim scores 21 to lead Missouri State over Drake 66-62
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Gaige Prim had 21 points as Missouri State turned back Drake 66-62 on Wednesday night.
Isiaih Mosley had 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Bears (18-8, 9-4 Missouri Valley Conference). Lu'Cye Patterson and Jaylen Minnett added 10 points apiece.
Prim hit a jumper to tie the game at 58 with 1:44 remaining and Ja'Monta Black scored all six of his points - a basket and four free throws - in the final 59 seconds to preserve the win.
Darnell Brodie had 12 points and seven rebounds for the Bulldogs (17-8, 8-4). Garrett Sturtz added 12 points and eight rebounds. ShanQuan Hemphill had 12 points.
The Bears improve to 2-0 against the Bulldogs on the season. Missouri State defeated Drake 61-56 on Jan. 2.
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Updated February 9, 2022