The Drake University women’s basketball team grinded out a 70-64 win at Loyola on Sunday afternoon. The game featured nine ties and 14 lead changes as Drake improved its overall record to 14-12 and 8-7 in the Missouri Valley Conference.  Junior Kyndal Clark led four Bulldogs in double-figures with 16 points.

The Bulldogs end the regular season with five straight league conference wins and will close the year with three contests at the Knapp Center.

UNI women

The UNI women downed the Bradley Braves 81-77 — picking up their fourth win in a row. UNI is now 15-11 overall and 11-4 in MVC play.

UNI led by double digits for most of the game before Bradley was able to cut it down to one point in the final seven minutes of the game. Brooke Brown led the Panthers with a career-high 20 points and also chipped in six assists. Jen Keitel grabbed a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds while Hannah Schonhardt added 10 points and eight boards.