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Drake vs South Dakota Final: 69-53 - Recap

Drake got 14 points from Joseph Yesufu en route to a 69-53 victory over South Dakota on Friday at Fred Bramlage Coliseum.

Drake was the ATS victor, as they covered the -10.0-point spread as a favorite.

Garrett Sturtz had 13 points for Drake and Shanquan Hemphill chipped in with 13 points. Tremell Murphy had 4 assists for them, while Tremell Murphy was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.

South Dakota got a 14-point performance from A.J. Plitzuweit, who was supported by 10 points from Stanley Umude. Mason Archambault had 2 assists in a losing cause for South Dakota, while Nikola Zizic grabbed 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Drake were victorious, as the score was 30-21 at the break.

Drake had a 35-30 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Next game, Drake takes its act on the road to face Loyola-Chicago looking for another win. For South Dakota, they head on the road to face Nebraska.