Men’s Basketball Hosts Texas State Saturday Afternoon

first_img Buy Tickets The Drake University men’s basketball team returns to the Knapp Center to host Texas State in the third game of the season for both squads. Tipoff at the Knapp Center is set for 2 p.m. and will be broadcast on ESPN3.Saturday is also Community Day at the Knapp Center with $1 advance sales on general admission tickets by using the promo code DOLLAR at DrakeTix.com/promo. $1 popcorn is also available and the first 50 kids at the Knapp Center receive a free Drake mini-basketball.Saturday’s contest will be the first-ever meeting between the Bulldogs and Bobcats and the Bulldogs return home with a 1-1 record after falling at Colorado, 100-71, Tuesday evening.Nick Norton has led the team in scoring in both outings this season with 17.5 points per game while shooting 7-of-11 from three-point range.Texas State is 2-0 this season with a win over Air Force and Hardin-Simmons to date. Junior Nijal Pearson has led the Bobcats so far with 15.5 points per game including 21 points in the victory over Air Force.Following Saturday’s game, the Bulldogs travel to Kansas City to face UMKC Nov. 21 at 6 p.m. ESPN3 Drake Game Notes Live Stats center_img Live Audio Story Links Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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