DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Drake men’s basketball team ended their tumultuous regular season on a high note Saturday.
The Bulldogs beat Loyola 69-59 in overtime at the Knapp Center.
After a 3-pointer by Reed Timmer with 12 seconds left in regulation eventually sent the game into overtime, Timmer scored six-straight points to open the extra time and secured the win.
Dominik Olejniczak also had a sensational game for the Bulldogs as he scored a career-high 19 points to go along with nine rebounds and a career-high six blocks.
Drake will now face either Missouri State or Indiana State in the first round of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament.