McGlynn scores 22 to lead Drake past Panthers 83-77

DES MOINES — Nick McGlynn had 22 points as Drake beat Northern Iowa 83-77 on Saturday.

D.J. Wilkins had 18 points for Drake (18-7, 7-5 Missouri Valley Conference). Tremell Murphy added 15 points and eight rebounds. Brady Ellingson had 12 points for the home team.

AJ Green had 19 points for the Panthers (10-15, 5-7). Wyatt Lohaus added 16 points. Spencer Haldeman had 12 points.

The Bulldogs evened the season series against the Panthers with the win. Northern Iowa defeated Drake 57-54 on Jan. 13. Drake faces Southern Illinois on the road on Tuesday. Northern Iowa plays Illinois State at home on Wednesday.

DRAKE 83, UNI 77

At Des Moines

N. IOWA (10-15) — McDonnell 3-7 0-1 6, Berhow 3-5 0-0 8, Brown 2-8 0-0 5, Lohaus 7-9 0-0 16, Green 9-20 0-0 19, Dahl 0-0 1-2 1, Haldeman 3-6 3-3 12, Pickford 5-8 0-0 10. TOTALS 32-63 4-6 77.

DRAKE (18-7) — T.Murphy 5-12 4-4 15, McGlynn 8-12 6-7 22, Wilkins 6-11 4-4 18, Ellingson 5-8 0-0 12, Thomas 3-7 1-1 7, Robbins 0-3 0-0 0, Sturtz 0-1 0-0 0, A.Murphy 3-6 2-2 9. TOTALS 30-60 17-18 83.

Halftime–Drake 40-36. 3-Point Goals–UNI 9-23 (Haldeman 3-5, Lohaus 2-2, Berhow 2-3, Brown 1-5, Green 1-7, McDonnell 0-1), Drake 6-18 (Ellingson 2-4, Wilkins 2-5, T.Murphy 1-2, A.Murphy 1-3, McGlynn 0-1, Thomas 0-3). Fouled Out–McDonnell. Rebounds–UNI 27 (Berhow 6), Drake 31 (T.Murphy 8). Assists–UNI 12 (Green 5), Drake 14 (Wilkins 5). Total Fouls–UNI 14, Drake 11. A–5,632 (7,152).