Wilkins, Jackson lift Drake over Kennesaw State 86-55
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — D.J. Wilkins had 19 points to lead five Drake players in double figures as the Bulldogs routed Kennesaw State 86-55 on Thursday night.
Jonah Jackson added 15 points for the Bulldogs. Garrett Sturtz chipped in 14, Anthony Murphy scored 11 and Roman Penn had 10. Sturtz also had six rebounds for the Bulldogs, while Murphy posted seven rebounds.
Tyler Hooker had 12 points for the Owls (0-2). Armani Harris added 10 points and seven rebounds. Terrell Burden had 10 points.
Danny Lewis, who led the Owls in scoring coming into the contest with 15 points per game, scored only 2 points. He failed to make a shot from behind the arc (0 of 5). Bryson Lockley, whose 12 points per game coming into the matchup ranked second on the Owls, shot only 14% in the game (1 of 7).
Drake (1-0) matches up against Cincinnati on the road on Monday. Kennesaw State takes on Mercer on the road on Monday.
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