Drake 82, San Jose State 64

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP)—Chaun Brooks shot a perfect 5-for-5 from 3-point range to lift Drake over San Jose State 82-64 on Saturday.

Brooks, who had tried only four 3-pointers in the Bulldogs’ first eight games, didn’t attempt a single 2-pointer and missed two of his eight free throws in leading all scorers with 21 points.

Drake (6-3) jumped on the Spartans (4-6) early and led 50-27 at halftime.

The Bulldogs built up a 25-point advantage at 52-27 with 18:59 to go and held on from there.

The game marked the return of San Jose State’s leading scorer, Demetrius Brown, who had sat out the four previous games with a bacterial infection on his abdomen. Brown paced the Spartans with 19 points and missed only two of his 10 field-goal attempts.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Drake
C. Brooks C. Brooks
5-5,  21 Pts
4 Rebs, 3 Assists
 San Jose St.
D. Brown D. Brown
8-10,  19 Pts
6 Rebs, 3 Assists

Team Stat Leaders

Points
Rebounds
Assists