Drake made history tonight as far as their basketball program goes by moving to (9-0) tonight this is the first time they have ever started a season with nine straight wins. North Dakota (1-8) really was never in this one. The Bulldogs came away with 15 steals compared to just six for North Dakota. Drake had 15 assists compared to just 8 for North Dakota. Leading the way in the win was Shan QuanHemphill (Gary, Ind) with 19 points, 7 boards, 2 assists, and 4 steals. Tremell Murphy (Griffith, IN) added to the cause with 13 points and 6 boards. For North Dakota Gertautas Urbonavicius (Vilnius, Lithuania) came off of the bench to score 16 points.