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first_imgIowa State (3-2) split a pair of games at the Junkanoo Jam in Bimini, Bahamas with a win over Tulane and a loss to Central Michigan in the tournament’s championship game. Junior standout Bridget Carleton is averaging a team-best 18.2 points, 6.4 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 2.0 steals per game. The Cyclones have a slight edge in the all-time series, 29-27, after rallying for a 75-67 win over the Bulldogs last season at Hilton Coliseum. Drake Game Notes Iowa State Game Notes Buy Tickets Drake (3-3) crushed Mississippi Valley State, 96-60, in its last game of the Rocky Mountain Hoops Classic in Boulder, Colo. Sara Rhine, who scored a career-high 27 points, was one of five Bulldogs that finished in double figures and one of three that grabbed 12 or more rebounds as the team established the new program-record for single game rebounds with 72. The previous record was 67 set by the 1979 team against Iowa. DES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University women’s basketball team returns to the Knapp Center to host Iowa State on Thursday, Nov. 30. The in-state contest is the first of five consecutive home games and closes the month of November for Drake. Tipoff against the Cyclones is scheduled for 7 p.m. and the game will be broadcast on Mediacom MC 22 and The Valley on ESPN3. Fans are encouraged to support the Bulldogs by wearing white for the “WHITEOUT” game presented by Renaissance Savery Hotel. Live Stats Live Audio The Valley on ESPN3 Becca Hittner (Urbandale, Iowa) scored 13 points and has hit double digits in all six games this season. Sammie Bachrodt (Wichita, Kan.) also had 13 points to go with a career-tying six assists. Nicole Miller (Walker, Iowa) recorded her first career double-double with 11 points and a career-high 12 rebounds. Maddy Dean (Jordan, Minn.) chipped in 10 points. Becca Jonas (Independence, Mo.) grabbed a season-high 13 rebounds. Story Links Drake, who leads the MVC in scoring at 80.3 points and assists at 20.6 per game, tied its season high with 96 points against the Devilettes. Rhine (16.0 ppg) and Hittner (14.5 ppg) rank fourth and sixth, respectively in the MVC scoring leaders. They are the only non-seniors in the top six. Drake has a fast turnaround with former MVC rival Creighton traveling to Des Moines on Sunday, Dec. 3. Tipoff against the Bluejays is set for 2 p.m. and will also be broadcast on Mediacom MC22 and The Valley on ESPN3. Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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