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Ben Simmons officially declares for NBA Draft

To the surprise of absolutely no one, Ben Simmons has declared for the NBA Draft. Simmons broke the news himself to ESPN on Sunday. “I’m making it official,” Simmons said late Sunday night. The 6’10” Australian is widely considered to be the top selection in June’s NBA Draft. Simmons had a brilliant season at LSU, despite the team failing to qualify for the NCAA...
Via The Comeback
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Loyola’s Road Struggles Continue at Drake

Photo: Loyola Athletics Loyola Chicago (9-17, 4-10 MVC) fell to last place in the Missouri Valley on Saturday with a 70-62 loss at Drake (13-13, 4-10). The Ramblers remain without a true road win. They are 0-12 on the road and 1-1 on neutral sites. Drake led nearly the entire way in Saturday’s matchup. After Loyola freshman Milton Doyle scored the game’s first three points, Drake...
Via The Catch and Shoot
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Loyola Tries To End Slide Against Drake Wednesday Night

Photo: Loyola Athletics Loyola (6-10, 1-3 MVC) will be back at Gentile Arena on Wednesday night to host Drake (10-6, 1-3). Though the Bulldogs sit tied with Loyola, Evansville, Bradley and Southern Illinois at the bottom of the Missouri Valley Conference, they have performed much better in the early part of the conference season. They lost by double digits to Bradley but nearly knocked...
Via The Catch and Shoot
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota native King joins Gophers

The University of Minnesota men's basketball team has added another Minnesota native to the roster. Forward Joey King, a transfer from Drake, signed his scholarship tender Tuesday. His application with the NCAA to be eligible to play this season is pending. King joins guards Deandre Mathieu, Daquien McNeil and Malik Smith as members of coach Richard Pitino's first recruiting class...
Via FOX Sports
June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Giacoletti brings long-term vision to Drake

Ray Giacoletti watched with pride as the Utah team he had constructed reached the 2009 NCAA tournament. He was never given the chance to see what he could do with those Utes. Giacoletti's lone high-profile head coaching job ended after just three seasons in 2007, as he resigned following back-to-back losing seasons. But Giacoletti saw Utah's run two years later - it included 24...
Via FOX Sports
May 10, 2013  |  Discuss

A Late 15-0 Northern Iowa Run Sends Panthers Past the Bulldogs

(18) Northern Iowa clinches at least a share of the Missouri Valley Conference Des Moines, IA– The Drake Bulldogs (11-15, 6-8 MVC) started the game hot and leading early in the contest 7-3. The Panthers however starting feeding the paint, and eventually took the lead at 18-16,  with 6:20 left in the half.   The Panthers went [...]
Via isportsweb.com
February 11, 2010  |  Discuss
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