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Women’s Basketball Rallies at Valparaiso for 83-79 Win

VALPARAISO, Ind. – The Drake University women's basketball team rallied in an 83-79 win at Valparaiso Sunday afternoon in a back-and-forth Missouri Valley Conference game.

Drake (22-7, 14-3 MVC) had four finish in double figures led by Becca Hittner's game-high 23 points. Maddie Monahan was next with 18 points, including making 6-of-6 free throws in the fourth quarter with two coming late to secure the road victory. Sara Rhine recorded her team-best ninth double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds while Kierra Collier had 10 points.

Drake, which trailed by as many as nine points in the game that featured 11 lead changes and ties, was down four with 7:54 to play.