Jordan Roundtree hit a free throw after being fouled with 1.1 seconds left in overtime and seventh-seeded Missouri beat Drake 77-76 on Friday to advance to the NCAA Tournament's round of 32 for the third time in four years.
2019 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/7W 83-77
- 11/10W 98-71
- 11/15W 76-64
- 11/18W 73-63
- 11/22W 69-59
- 11/231L 82-64
- 11/2413W 90-85
- 11/28W 85-69
- 12/4W 91-43
- 12/8L 80-71
- 12/16L 86-81
- 12/2116L 91-82
- 1/4W 92-63
- 1/6W 82-64
- 1/11W 69-60
- 1/13W 84-53
- 1/18W 88-64
- 1/25W 70-68
- 1/27W 78-47
- 2/1L 85-79
- 2/3W 94-66
- 2/8W 88-62
- 2/10W 83-55
- 2/15W 76-61
- 2/22W 66-39
- 2/24W 96-77
- 3/1W 71-64
- 3/3W 70-61
- 3/7W 88-61
- 3/9W 95-63
- 3/15W 86-58
- 3/16W 65-54
- 3/17L 94-79
- 3/227L 77-76
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Alexa Willard scored a career-high 30 points and second-seeded Missouri State ended No. 21 Drake's 12-game winning streak with a 94-79 victory in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament on Sunday for the Bears' 15th NCAA Tournament berth.
Becca Hittner, the two-time Missouri Valley player of the year, scored 16 of her 22 points in the second half to propel No. 21 Drake into the conference tournament championship game with a 65-54 win over fourth-seeded Illinois State on Saturday.
Two-time Player of the Year Becca Hittner scored 18 points and No. 21 Drake used a game-breaking run in the first quarter on Friday to roll to an 86-58 win over ninth-seeded Valparaiso in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament quarterfinals.
Becca Hittner scored 21 points and No. 22 Drake rolled by Bradley 95-63 on Saturday to wrap up its third consecutive outright Missouri Valley Conference regular-season title.
Sara Rhine was nearly perfect, Becca Hittner scored 23 points and No. 22 Drake clinched at least a share of its third straight Missouri Valley Conference regular-season championship, defeating Illinois State 88-61 on Thursday night.
Sara Rhine scored 19 points, Sammie Bachrodt 17 and Becca Hittner 15 with 12 rebounds to lead No. 23 Drake to a 70-61 win over Missouri State on Sunday and give the Bulldogs sole possession of first place in the Missouri Valley Conference.
Becca Hittner scored 10 of her 23 points in the fourth quarter and No. 23 Drake held off a second-half rally to beat Southern Illinois 71-64 on Friday night.
Becca Hittner scored 33 points, Sara Rhine added 21 points and 10 rebounds and No. 24 Drake rolled past Indiana State 96-77 on Sunday.
Sara Rhine scored 16 points and grabbed eight rebounds and No. 24 Drake used a big third quarter to pull away from Evansville in a 66-39 victory on Friday night.
Gonzaga's stumble against BYU opened the No. 1 spot for South Dakota, which is joined by fellow Summit power South Dakota State in the top three.
South Dakota replaced Drake as the No. 1 team in espnW's mid-major top 10, with South Dakota State and Gonzaga rounding out the top three.
Drake, South Dakota and Gonzaga helped mid-majors to their best Bracketology showing, while South Carolina is in unfamiliar territory as an 8-seed.
Belmont jumped one spot to No. 2 in our updated mid-major rankings, but the Bruins still trail No. 1 Drake, which is 6-1 and beat South Carolina.
With all five starters back, the Bulldogs are balanced and experienced. South Dakota State, Belmont, South Dakota and Bucknell round out the top five.
A discrimination lawsuit filed by a former assistant against Drake women's basketball coach Jennie Baranczyk has been dismissed.
The Pac-12 gymnastics championship forced Stanford to hit the road for the NCAA tournament, and after fending off upset-minded New Mexico State, the Cardinal meet K-State on its home floor.
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Mehryn Kraker, espnW's mid-major player of the year, made sure the Green Bay way lives on. Jennie Baranczyk, the mid-major coach of the year, stuck to her vision and made Drake a top-25 team.
For most mid-majors, three days in March can either confirm or erase four months of work. These are the hottest mid-majors to watch as Championship Week -- and possibly an NCAA bid -- awaits.
Lizzy Wendell and Caitlin Ingle have been as successful as any senior class in the country. All that's missing is an NCAA tournament, but the duo is working on getting No. 21 Drake back.
Several mid-major teams are close to wrapping up unbeaten conference seasons, including Missouri Valley leader Drake, which replaces Green Bay in the top spot of our mid-major rankings.