Drake Bulldogs

(KMAland) -- The Drake men's basketball program was picked to win the Missouri Valley Conference on Wednesday. 

The Bulldogs received 29 of the first-place nods and 411 points. Loyola received eight first-place votes to take second while Northern Iowa was picked third with six first-place projections. 

Missouri State and Southern Illinois complete the top five, followed by Bradley, Valparaiso, Evansville, Indiana State and Illinois State.

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