In women’s basketball action from last night, Drake jumped out to a 43-29 halftime advantage, the held off several Illinois State rallies in the second half enroute to a 73-60 Missouri Valley Conference win in Des Moines.Drake coach Amy Stephens says they came out flat to start the second half and they have to continue working on consistency starting the game. The Bulldogs continue their improved play and moved to 3-1 in the Valley.