Without Star Josh Young, Drake Bulldogs Fall to IUPUI

Posted by Tim Weideman on November-15-2009 Add Comments

The Drake Bulldogs men's basketball squad knew they would need to find that certain "step-up" player to support Josh Young this season. The only problem: Josh Young was not dressed for the game as the Bulldogs fell to a talented IUPUI Jaguars 88-82 Saturday afternoon in Des Moines.

Young suffered a hip pointer in practice and was dressed in street clothes for the game. He is questionable for the contest against Iowa State on Tuesday.

Young's teammates revealed a glaring weakness: defense.

IUPUI shot a spectacular 67.3 percent—with the help of easy access to the basket. The Jaguars dominated the Drake defense down below, scoring 42 points in the paint and recording seven dunks.

Forward Robert Glenn led the c...

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