Team preview: Drake

Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2004-05 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: October 19, 2004, 6:27 PM ET
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The Drake Bulldogs might have lost their way to the NCAA Tournament, but head coach Dr. Tom Davis still remembers how to get there.

The veteran head coach helped the struggling program take its first step on the road to redemption and hopefully a return to the Big Dance for the first time since 1971. "It's been a long dry spell," Davis said.