Evansville vs Creighton

Creighton 93, Evansville 92


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Josh Jones hit a jumper with 23 seconds left, Colt Ryan missed just before the buzzer to end his career-best 43-point game, and Creighton came back from a 14-point second-half deficit to beat Evansville 93-92 in overtime Tuesday night.

The Bluejays (24-5, 13-4 Missouri Valley) forced overtime on Gregory Echenique's fourth-chance putback before the clock ran out in regulation.

Doug McDermott scored 10 of his 21 points during a 26-12 run that brought the Bluejays back from a 71-57 deficit.

Ryan, who made 9 of 10 shots for the Purple Aces (14-14, 8-9) in the second half and finished 15 of 20, had the most points by a Creighton opponent since 1985.

On Evansville's final possession, Ryan took the ball to the top of the key and launched a shot that bounced off the front of the rim, then the backboard, and fell away.

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Evansville Aces
D. Holmes, F408-95-637425
K. Harris, F390-42-44332
R. Sawvell, F51-10-00112
C. Ryan, G4117-245-864443
T. Taylor, G353-63-36449
J. Moore211-11-24043
N. Cox172-52-21536
L. Jones161-60-02152
R. Cesnulevicius110-00-01030
Totals 33-5618-2527253192
Creighton Bluejays
D. McDermott, F437-146-1371121
G. Echenique, C304-51-17129
A. Young, G394-813-1437221
J. Manigat, G234-52-214512
G. Gibbs, G221-20-00443
J. Jones234-61-312211
A. Dingman195-60-110114
E. Wragge100-40-03020
A. Chatman90-12-20032
W. Artino70-00-03000
Totals 29-5125-3627192293
Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.17-130-517
N. Iowa16-231-414
Illinois St.11-722-1362
Indiana St.11-715-16190
Missouri St.5-1311-20247
So. Illinois4-1412-21278

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Johns10-821-1244
Seton Hall6-1216-1597
Other games
GTOWN 55 Final
SHU 73
Auburn 47 Final
Florida 63
K-State 78 Final
Missouri 68
Illinois 67 Final
Ohio St 83
NC 86 Final
Michigan 67 Final
Nwstern 55
Kentucky 73 Final
Miss St 64
Virginia 61 Final
VT 59
N Mexico 63 Final
Colo St 71