EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) Tucker DeVries scored 23 points to lead Drake to a 97-61 victory over Evansville on Saturday night.

DeVries was 8-of-16 shooting (6 for 11 from distance) for the Bulldogs (15-6, 6-4 Missouri Valley Conference). Darnell Brodie scored 17 points while shooting 8 of 12 from the field, and added eight rebounds. Roman Penn shot 6 of 8 from the field and scored 13.

Yacine Toumi and Kenny Strawbridge scored 12 apiece to lead the Purple Aces (4-17, 0-10), who have lost eight straight. Marvin Coleman had 11 points.

DeVries scored 17 points to lead the Bulldogs to a 55-34 lead at halftime.


Drake's next game is Tuesday against Indiana State at home. Evansville hosts Belmont on Wednesday.


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