Cox scores 21 in Drake’s 89-46 win

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP)—Jonathan Cox scored 21 points and grabbed seven rebounds to help carry Drake to an 89-46 men’s basketball win over winless North Carolina Central on Saturday.

Cox was 8-for-12 from the field and made five of Drake’s 15 3-pointers. The Bulldogs (8-2) shot 54 percent overall and 50 percent on 3-pointers.

Josh Young added 15 points and Josh Parker 12 for the Bulldogs, who outrebounded the Eagles (0-8) 44-26. Drake’s bench outscored N.C. Central’s reserves 36-4.

The Eagles were led by Vincent Davis’ 24 points. He was the only N.C. Central player in double figures.

The Eagles led 14-13 after Davis’ 3-pointer with 11:00 to play in the first half. But Drake 34-11 run to take a 47-25 halftime lead.

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 N.C. Central
Vincent Davis Vincent Davis
9-19,  24 Pts
4 Rebs, 0 Assists
Jonathan Cox Jonathan Cox
8-12,  21 Pts
7 Rebs, 1 Assists

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