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Yesufu scores 14 to carry Drake over South Dakota

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Joseph Yesufu had 14 points off the bench to lead the Drake men’s basketball team to a 69-53 win over South Dakota on Friday in the Little Apple Classic.

Shanquan Hemphill and Garrett Sturtz added 13 points apiece for Drake (2-0), which knocked off Kansas State by 10 in its opener.

Drake stretched its lead to as many as 23 points and was never challenged in the final 12 minutes.

A.J. Plitzuweit had 14 points for the Coyotes (0-2). Stanley Umude added 10 points and six rebounds.

Drake 69, South Dakota 54

At Manhattan, Kan.

SOUTH DAKOTA (0-2) — Heiman 1-6 0-1 2, Chisom 1-4 5-8 7, Perrott-Hunt 2-5 0-0 5, Plitzuweit 5-9 3-3 14, Umude 3-14 4-4 10, Fuller 4-5 0-0 8, Zizic 2-4 0-0 4, Archambault 0-0 0-0 0, Koster 1-2 1-2 3, Kamateros 0-1 0-0 0, Dial 0-1 0-0 0. TOTALS 19-51 13-18 53.

DRAKE (2-0) — Brodie 1-3 0-0 2, Hemphill 5-13 3-4 13, Murphy 2-7 0-0 4, Penn 3-6 0-2 8, Wilkins 2-9 0-0 5, Sturtz 5-8 3-3 13, Yesufu 5-7 2-3 14, Ferguson 1-2 0-0 2, Jackson 2-2 0-0 6, Djamgouz 0-1 0-0 0, Samake 1-2 0-1 2, Burns 0-1 0-0 0, Barrett 0-0 0-0 0, Gholson 0-1 0-0 0, Kwiecinski 0-0 0-0 0. TOTALS 27-62 8-13 69.

Halftime–Drake 30-20. 3-Point Goals–South Dakota 2-14 (Plitzuweit 1-2, Perrott-Hunt 1-4, Fuller 0-1, Heiman 0-1, Kamateros 0-1, Koster 0-1, Umude 0-4), Drake 7-17 (Jackson 2-2, Penn 2-3, Yesufu 2-3, Wilkins 1-5, Djamgouz 0-1, Murphy 0-3). Rebounds–South Dakota 30 (Zizic 8), Drake 35 (Murphy 6). Assists–South Dakota 8 (Zizic, Archambault 2), Drake 17 (Murphy 4). Total Fouls–South Dakota 13, Drake 18.

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