Drake Bulldogs Can’t Handle Iowa State Cyclones

Posted by Tim Weideman on November-17-2009 Add Comments

It didn't matter that Josh Young—who had suffered a hip pointer in practice last week—was healthy. Young was held to 11 points as the Drake Bulldogs fell to the faster, stronger Iowa State Cyclones 90-70.

The Cyclones made the 40-minute field trip from Ames to Des Moines to arrive at a Knapp Center half-filled with friendly colors of cardinal and gold.

Iowa State easily improved to 3-0 after leading by 19 at the break and never letting go of a double-digit margin after that.

Young drew first blood with a jumper, but that was about all the Drake faithful had to cheer for as Cyclones' guard Lucca Steiger soon silenced cheers with a three-pointer—of which Steiger gave the Bulldogs their fill.

Steiger would ...

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