Men’s Basketball Travels To Final Non-Conference Road Game

first_img The Drake University men’s basketball team travels to its final road game of the non-conference season Tuesday evening when it faces South Dakota State. Tipoff at SDSU’s Frost Arena is scheduled for 7 p.m.SDSU was the projected preseason favorite in the Summit League and boasts one of the top home-court advantages in the nation as the Jackrabbits are 80-5 on their home court since 2011-12. Meanwhile, Drake will be aiming for its first road win since Jan. 24, 2017.Tuesday’s game features two of the top 50 scorers in the nation as Drake’s Reed Timmer ranks 49th nationally with 20.0 points per game while SDSU’s Mike Daum, the Summit League Preseason Player of the Year, is 31st nationally with 21.2 points. As a team, the Jackrabbits rank 35th nationally in scoring at 83.9 points per game.Timmer’s scoring this season has brought him to 1,568 career points and he needs just 10 more points to move past Drake great and MVC Player of the Year Lewis Lloyd into fifth in career scoring at Drake. He scored 16 points the last time the two teams met when SDSU prevailed in the Knapp Center, 83-75, behind four Jackrabbits in double figures.Following Tuesday’s game, the Bulldogs return to the Knapp Center for just the fourth time this season to host Maryland Eastern Shore Dec. 22 at 7 p.m. Live Video Live Audio Drake Game Notes Story Links Live Stats Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

Derrick Hall satisfied with Dbacks buying and se

first_img Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Cardinals safety Antoine Bethea will miss the season finale against the Seahawks with a torn pectoral muscle, the team announced on Tuesday.“Whether he requires surgery or not, it’s pretty much up to him at this point in time,” said head coach Bruce Arians.Bethea, who is turning 34 this offseason, has two years left on his contract before becoming an unrestricted free agent in 2020.The 12th-year safety recorded two interceptions and two pass deflections against the Giants on Sunday, and has five total interceptions on the season. Top Stories 2 Comments   Share   Arizona Cardinals strong safety Antoine Bethea is hit by New York Giants tight end Jerell Adams (89) after an interception during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Bethea leads the team in interceptions by three and also ranks sixth on the team in tackles this season.Newly signed linebacker Edmond Robinson will be elevated from the practice squad to take Bethea’s spot on the active roster. The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more