ESTERO, Fla. (AP) Reed Timmer had 21 points with five assists, and Drake pulled away in the second half to beat Pepperdine 69-53 in the third-place game of the Gulf Coast Showcase on Wednesday night.
Timmer was 8 of 14 from the floor. Graham Woodward scored 13 points with three 3-pointers and six assists for Drake (3-3). Kale Abrahamson, who scored a career-high 41 points in the Bulldogs' win against Western Kentucky to open the tournament, added 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting.
Stacy Davis scored 13 points and Jett Raines chipped in 10 to lead Pepperdine (2-4).