Bradley edges Drake 77-75 in double OT

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PEORIA, Ill. (AP)—Sam Maniscalco scored a career-high 23 points to lead Bradley past Drake 77-75 in double overtime in Missouri Valley play Saturday night.

Theron Wilson scored 21 points and pulled down nine rebounds for Bradley (17-13, 10-8). Sam Singh came off the bench to chip in 13 points and eight rebounds, while Chris Roberts added 10 points and eight rebounds.

Drake (17-14, 7-11) was up 29-28 at the half, but Bradley made up the difference in the second period, outscoring Drake 32-31.

Both scored 12 points in the first overtime, but Bradley pulled away in the second, scoring 5 to Drake’s 3.

Josh Young scored 21 points for the Bulldogs and Josh Parker came off the bench to add 17. Brent Heemskerk had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

Drake shot 43.8 percent from the floor, while Bradley shot 39 percent.

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 Top Performers
 Drake
Brent Heemskerk Brent Heemskerk
5-7,  10 Pts
10 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Bradley
Theron Wilson Theron Wilson
5-13,  21 Pts
9 Rebs, 1 Assists

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