Evansville vs Creighton

Creighton 93, Evansville 92

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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
 58.9%72% 
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
 56.9%69.4% 
Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.17-127-442
Illinois St.17-125-533
So. Illinois9-916-15153
N. Iowa9-914-15146
Loyola-Chi.8-1018-13166
Missouri St.7-1116-15216
Bradley7-1112-19220
Evansville6-1215-16188
Indiana St.5-1311-19222
Drake5-137-23305

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova14-327-32
Butler11-522-611
Creighton9-722-726
Xavier8-718-1021
Seton Hall8-818-1048
Providence8-818-1155
Marquette8-817-1168
St. Johns7-913-16123
Georgetown5-1114-1579
DePaul2-149-20223
 
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GTOWN 55 Final
SETON 73
Auburn 47 Final
Florida 63
K-State 78 Final
Missouri 68
Illinois 67 Final
Ohio St 83
NC 86 Final
NCST 74
Michigan 67 Final
Nwstern 55
Kentucky 73 Final
Miss St 64
Virginia 61 Final
VT 59
N Mexico 63 Final
Colo St 71