Drake built a 20 point second half lead and then held on for dear life to beat UNI 70-67 in Des Moines. The Panthers roared back into contention with a late 16-0 run, but the Bulldogs hit eight free throws in the final minute to preserve the win.
Richard Carter led the Bulldogs with 19.
The Bulldogs are now 14-13 overall and 5-10 in the Missouri Valley Conference. While the Panthers fall to 13-14 overall and 7-8 in the MVC.