SPRINGFIELD, Missouri -- Drake was predicted to finish ninth in the Missouri Valley Conference. With Saturday's win over Missouri State, the Bulldogs clinched a share of the MVC title.
On the road, Drake defeated Missouri State 73-62.
Nick McGlynn led the way for the Bulldogs with 22 points and 13 rebounds.
It is Drake's first MVC title in 11 years. They are co-champions with Loyola. Both teams finished 12-6 in the conference.
Drake currently sits at 23-8 overall, heading into Arch Madness next week.