first_imgStory Links Live Video Drake Game Notes The Drake University men’s basketball team plays its third-straight game on the road Wednesday, Dec. 6, evening when it visits South Dakota to take on the 7-3 Coyotes. Drake has dropped its last two outings by just a combined nine points to enter the contest at 4-3.Wednesday’s game features two high-scoring offenses as Drake averages 84.3 points per game while South Dakota scores at a 81.2 point per game clip. Drake currently ranks 47th nationally in scoring.Junior Nick McGlynn is averaging 16.2 points and 9.2 rebounds in the last five games with two doubles. He has also established three career scoring highs during that period, including a career-best 20 points at Wyoming. That scoring has provided a complement to Reed Timmer’s (New Berlin, Wis.) 22.6 points per game that ranks 15th nationally. In his last outing, Timmer was 4-of-5 from the three-point arc for 28 points on just 11 shots. That shooting is part of the reason the Bulldogs are converting at a 42.2 percent clip from the arc to rank 19th in the nation in three-point accuracy.Wednesday’s meeting will be the 13th in the series with Drake holding a 10-2 advantage in prior meetings after South Dakota defeated the Bulldogs, 79-74, in last season’s opener. The Coyotes went on to win the Summit League that season. The Coyotes losses this season have come to TCU, Northern Colorado and most recently, No. 1 Duke.Following Wednesday’s game, the Bulldogs return home to host Omaha Saturday. Tipoff at the Knapp Center is scheduled for 5 p.m. following the women’s 2 p.m. contest against Nebraska.Print Friendly Versioncenter_img Live Stats Live Audio last_img