The Bulldogs (6-7) led throughout the second half and pulled away with a 19-2 run capped at 75-50 on Ore Arogundade's basket with 2:28 left. McMurray had three 3-pointers during the run and Graham Woodward added another.
Drake didn't take the lead for good until late in the first half and the Hawks (3-11) kept it close for the first few minutes of the second. Drake took control with an 8-0 run to lead 49-36 and kept the lead between 9 and 11 until its late run.
Arogundade finished with 10 points for Drake.
Parks expects to return for Memphis for visit to No. 22 LSU
Memphis first-year coach Penny Hardaway's team gets an early season opportunity to gauge itself when it visits No. 22 LSU on Tuesday night in its first road game.
Grand Canyon uses depth to beat Jacksonville 76-59
Alessandro Lever scored 15 points and Grand Canyon won its ninth straight home game by beating Jacksonville 76-59 on Monday night.
UC Irvine uses a 46-20 start to rout Life Pacific, 87-53
Collin Welp and Robert Cartwright each scored 15 points and UC Irvine built a 26-point halftime lead and cruised to an 87-53 rout of NAIA Life Pacific on Monday night to win its third straight game to start the season.