Drake ends 3-game skid, beats Maryland-Eastern Shore

DES MOINES — Reed Timmer had 21 points, De’Antae McMurray scored 16 and Drake snapped a three-game skid with an 81-57 win over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Friday night.

The Bulldogs (6-7) led throughout the second half and pulled away with a 19-2 run capped at 75-50 on Ore Arogundade’s basket with 2:28 left. McMurray had three 3-pointers during the run and Graham Woodward added another.

Drake didn’t take the lead for good until late in the first half and the Hawks (3-11) kept it close for the first few minutes of the second. Drake took control with an 8-0 run to lead 49-36 and kept the lead between 9 and 11 until its late run.

Arogundade finished with 10 points for Drake.

Cameron Bacote scored 11 and Miryne Thomas and Ahmad Frost added 10 each for UMES.

DRAKE 81, MARYLAND-EASTERN SHORE 57

At Des Moines

MD.-EASTERN SHORE (3-11) — M.Thomas 3-8 4-4 10, T.Jones 2-4 2-3 7, Frost 3-11 2-2 10, Bacote 4-9 0-0 11, McIntosh 3-10 2-4 8, L.Thomas 2-6 0-1 4, Oliver 1-2 0-0 3, Fitzgerald 0-0 0-0 0, Hoggs 0-4 1-2 1, Odiana 1-3 0-0 3. TOTALS 19-57 11-16 57.

DRAKE (6-7) — McGlynn 2-4 2-2 6, Timmer 6-13 5-8 21, Woodward 2-7 0-0 6, Rivers 3-6 0-0 6, McMurray 5-12 2-2 16, Pilipovic 0-1 0-0 0, Schlatter 4-5 2-3 10, Kuenstling 0-0 0-0 0, N.Thomas 0-1 0-0 0, Gibbs 3-4 0-0 7, Arogundade 3-4 3-4 9. TOTALS 28-57 14-19 81.

Halftime–Drake 33-28. 3-Point Goals–Md.-Eastern Shore 8-28 (Bacote 3-8, Frost 2-7, Oliver 1-1, T.Jones 1-1, Odiana 1-3, M.Thomas 0-2, McIntosh 0-2, Hoggs 0-4), Drake 11-28 (Timmer 4-8, McMurray 4-8, Woodward 2-7, Gibbs 1-2, N.Thomas 0-1, Pilipovic 0-1, Rivers 0-1). Fouled Out–None. Rebounds–Md.-Eastern Shore 26 (M.Thomas 10), Drake 38 (Woodward 8). Assists–Md.-Eastern Shore 10 (McIntosh 8), Drake 19 (Timmer 6). Total Fouls–Md.-Eastern Shore 19, Drake 15. A–2,214 (7,152).