After waiting longer than a decade for an NCAA Tournament berth, the Drake men’s basketball team is finally dancing. … Drake has only made the tournament once since 1972 — a first-round exit under then-head coach Keno Davis in 2008. This season marks just the fifth NCAA Tournament appearance in program history.
Will Drake basketball make the NCAA Tournament?
Drake hasn’t made the tournament since 2008. None of the locations or times for the tournament games have been announced yet. Both the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Drake Bulldogs will be competing in NCAA tournament. The Iowa Hawkeyes are second seed in the west region and will play Grand Canyon on Saturday.
Is Drake in the MVC?
Drake, which earned the No. 2 seed in the MVC tournament, will play either No. 7 Northern Iowa or No. 10 Illinois State Friday at 5 p.m. in the quarterfinals.
Did Drake basketball team win today?
Drake survives, earns first tourney win since ’71
Drake edged Wichita State 53-52 in Thursday night’s First Four game for its first NCAA tournament victory in 50 years.
Is Drake’s basketball team good?
Drake basketball: Bulldogs seem in good position for NCAA Tournament at-large bid. According to major online NCAA Tournament bracket projections, Drake is in decent shape to nab one of 36 at-large bids during the Selection Sunday show.
Has Missouri Valley Conference been Cancelled?
The Missouri Valley Conference has cancelled the third quarterfinal game of the 2021 State Farm MVC Tournament due to a positive COVID-19 test result (and subsequent contract tracing) among the University of Northern Iowa’s Tier I personnel, which consists of student-athletes, coaches, managers and staff.
What conference is Drake in basketball?
Who won Missouri Valley Conference?
Louis since 1991, determines which MVC team receives an automatic bid to the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament. Arch Madness celebrated its 30th Anniversary in 2020.
Tournament champions by year.
|MVC Champion||Indiana State|
|Tournament MVP||Michael Menser, Indiana State|