North Carolina A&T vs Creighton

Creighton 97, NC A&,T 65

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Jahenns Manigat scored a career-high 18 points and Creighton had six players score in double figures Friday night en route to a 97-65 victory over North Carolina AT&T in both teams' season opener.

The Bluejays raced to an 11-0 lead after four possessions only to see North Carolina AT&T answer with its own 11-0 run. Creighton followed with a 13-2 run to go on top 24-13 en route to a 46-28 halftime lead.

Doug McDermott and Will Artino scored 13 points apiece for Creighton; Antoine Young had 11 points and eight assists; Avery Dingman added 11 points; and Grant Gibbs had career highs with 10 points and nine rebounds. The Bluejays shot 48.5 percent from the field and had 28 assists as a team.

North Carolina A&T, which returned four starters from a 15-win team a year ago, was led by Austin Witter with nine points.

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North Carolina A&T Aggies
A. Powell, F203-70-02257
A. Witter, F184-60-04209
L. Smith, F131-30-02142
N. Simpson, G242-80-01026
M. Hill, G222-80-01414
R. Buck232-34-61228
J. Underwood182-74-56138
J. Louisme172-92-35046
A. Estes132-31-12016
K. Shephard132-40-04214
D. Belham-Tolly91-20-02012
J. Williams61-30-01003
W. Siverand40-00-21000
Totals 24-6311-1734142465
 38.1%64.7% 
Creighton Bluejays
D. McDermott, F175-112-241213
G. Echenique, C222-30-47314
A. Young, G263-94-668111
G. Gibbs, G252-45-594110
J. Manigat, G216-81-233118
E. Wragge193-80-07019
J. Jones142-51-23415
W. Artino135-63-330113
A. Chatman120-20-00450
A. Dingman124-70-020311
M. Dorwart50-11-22011
R. Ferrarini50-30-01000
D. Sebastian51-10-01012
T. Stormberg40-00-01100
Totals 33-6817-2650281997
 48.5%65.4% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. Central12-121-6189
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Hampton9-412-14307
Morgan St.9-412-14321
Savannah St.7-610-16322
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Marquette8-717-1071
Seton Hall7-817-1048
Providence7-817-1168
St. Johns6-912-16123
Georgetown5-1014-1462
DePaul2-139-19234
 
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