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...
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Analysis, a prediction and more for Iowa State's Saturday showdown with the Drake Bulldogs.
Chris Hines scored 19 points and Ben Simons added 15, leading Drake to a 74-64 victory over IPFW on Saturday night in the first-ever meeting between the schools.
Hines and Simon hit three 3-pointers apiece. Jordan Clarke added nine points and 11 rebounds for the Bulldogs (4-4), who went ahead for good, 31-29, on Richard Carter's layup 2:20 before halftime and led by as many...
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December 08, 2012
While it was announced previously, it is now official. Former Champaign Centennial basketball star Rayvonte Rice is transferring from Drake and will have two years of eligibility with the Fighting Illini after sitting out a year. Illini coach John Groce provided details on why he feels Rice can make a positive contribution beginning in 2013.
The home town hero is coming home. Rayvonte Rice, who starred at Champaign Centennial before attending Drake for two years, announced today he is transferring to the University of Illinois. He will have to sit out a year due to NCAA transfer rules, but he will have two years of eligibility after that.
Coach John Groce landed his first recruiting victory as coach of the Illinois Fighting Illini today, as Rayvonte Rice is leaving Drake and coming home. The 6-4, 250-pound guard grew up in Champaign, Illinois and was the 2010 Illinois Gatorade Player of the Year while playing for Champaign Centennial High School. Hopefully, this will help bring in this year’s Gatorade player of...
Jan 13, 8:05 PM | Ford Center
Drake Bulldogs vs Evansville Purple Aces Odds
The Evansville Purple Aces host Drake on Friday, looking to build on their 7-8 mark against the 9-7 Bulldogs in college hoops action at Ford Center.
The Purple Aces sit at 7-8 (7-5 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Bulldogs are currently 9-7 (5-9 ATS). Looking to wager on...
Jan 3, 8:05 PM | Qwest Center
Drake Bulldogs vs Creighton Bluejays Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Creighton vs Drake battle Tuesday at Qwest Center as the Bluejays look to defend home court and cover the NCAAB point spread.
Creighton battles the Bulldogs, currently sitting with a 8-5 mark (5-6 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always...
Dec 31, 3:05 PM | JQH Arena
Drake Bulldogs vs Missouri State Bears Odds
The Bears will try to cover the spread at JQH Arena on Saturday when they get a visit from the Drake Bulldogs in college basketball action.
The Bulldogs will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 5-5 ATS against the number this season, while the Bears are 4-5 ATS. Drake...
Karl Madison scored 24 points and Rayvonte Rice added 22 as Drake defeated Indiana State 79-64 on Wednesday night in the Missouri Valley Conference opener for both schools.
Ben Simons had 15 points, Jeremy Jeffers scored 14 and Jordan Clarke grabbed 12 rebounds for the Bulldogs (8-4), who never trailed in the game. They shot 71 percent (17 of 24) in the second half to break away...
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December 28, 2011
Nov 21, 3:30 PM | Sports and Fitness Center
Drake Bulldogs vs Virginia Cavaliers Odds
The visiting Bulldogs hope to send their backers to the pay window on Monday as they look to cover the spread at Sports and Fitness Center against the Virginia Cavaliers.
The game is being played at Sports and Fitness Center, which makes it technically a neutral site...
Nov 19, 6:00 PM | Sports and Fitness Center
Winthrop Eagles vs Drake Bulldogs Odds
Drake looks to cover the Bulldogs-Eagles pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 2-1 mark when they host Winthrop in college basketball action.
The game is being played at Sports and Fitness Center, which makes it technically a neutral site match.
The Bulldogs bring...
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Three of the greatest shooting performances in Iowa State history have gone down the last three times that the Cyclones have gone head-to-head with the Drake Bulldogs.
The best was on Nov. 17 2009, when Lucca Staiger set an Iowa State record for 3-pointers made in a game with 10 in a 90-70 Cyclone...
Drake basketball player Rayvonte Rice knows he made a mistake and is ready to accept his punishment.
Rice and teammate Kurt Alexander were arrested for shoplifting at an area sporting goods store on Aug. 31 and immediately were suspended from the team. They have since been reinstated, but coach Mark Phelps said Monday he was still weighing further disciplinary action for them, which...
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October 10, 2011
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Drake basketball player Rayvonte Rice knows he made a mistake and is ready to accept his punishment. Rice and teammate Kurt Alexander were arrested for shoplifting at an area sporting goods store on Aug. 31 and immediately were suspended from the team. They have since been reinstated, but coach Mark Phelps said Monday he was still weighing further disciplinary action for them, which likely will...