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No. 19 MSU Lady Bears hold on in thriller at Drake

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DES MOINES, Iowa — In a game that came down to the wire, the Missouri State Lady Bears held on in the end.

The No. 19 nationally-ranked Lady Bears (20-3, 10-1) came away with a thrilling 89-83 victory at Drake (16-7, 8-3) at the Knapp Center on Sunday afternoon.

Missouri State jumped ahead by double-digits quickly when it went on an 11-0 run to take a 15-5 lead. Abby Hipp scored the first four points of the run while Jasmine Franklin added the final two when she was left alone underneath the basket with 4:25 left in the opening quarter.