Creighton vs Evansville

Creighton 71, Evansville 68

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Doug McDermott scored 21 points, passing 2,000 for his career, to lead Creighton to a 71-68 victory over Evansville on Saturday.

McDermott, a junior, reached the mark in his 101st game. He has 2,001 career points. He also had 10 rebounds as the Bluejays (21-6, 10-5 Missouri Valley) rallied from a 16-point deficit to end a three-game losing streak.

Evansville (14-13, 7-8) led 31-15 in the first half before Creighton came back to cut the lead to 36-31 at the break.

Austin Chatman had 12 points for the Bluejays, whose losing streak knocked them out of The Associated Press Top 25 and the MVC lead.

Ned Cox led the Purple Aces with 18 points. Colt Ryan had 13 points and 10 assists and Adam Wing scored 10 for Evansville, which has lost five of seven, with the only wins coming in overtime.

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Creighton Bluejays
D. McDermott, F357-126-7104021
G. Echenique, C172-32-22016
A. Chatman, G374-72-241212
J. Manigat, G333-70-01449
G. Gibbs, G304-61-22659
E. Wragge192-52-22038
A. Dingman111-10-00023
W. Artino91-30-01112
N. Johnson60-21-22011
A. Yates30-00-00100
Totals 24-4614-1725171971
 52.2%82.4% 
Evansville Aces
A. Wing, F293-42-272410
E. Mockevicius, C214-50-08138
N. Cox, G376-142-241118
C. Ryan, G373-187-7210213
T. Taylor, G294-70-16128
D. Balentine242-80-03016
R. Sawvell121-20-14053
J. Moore80-10-20000
J. Nelson31-10-00202
Totals 24-6011-1537171868
 40%73.3% 
Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova16-233-32
Butler12-623-1131
Georgetown12-622-1125
Providence11-722-1222
St. Johns10-821-1244
Xavier9-923-1430
Seton Hall6-1216-1597
DePaul6-1212-20197
Creighton4-1414-19151
Marquette4-1413-19147

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
Evansville9-924-12119
Loyola-Chi.8-1024-13123
Drake6-129-22269
Missouri St.5-1311-20247
So. Illinois4-1412-21278
Bradley3-159-24288
 
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ND 54 Final
PROV 71
PITT 69 Final
MU 79
UK 58 Final
TENN 88
FLA 83 Final
AUB 52
OKLA 79 Final
OKST 84
PUR 55 Final
IND 83
CSU 89 Final
AF 86
BUTL 68 Final
FORD 63
GONZ 71 Final
SF 61
DUKE 81 Final
MD 83
BAYL 61 Final
KSU 81
ORE 79 Final
WSU 77
MEMP 71 Final
MRSH 59
MIST 73 Final
NEB 64
SYR 76 Final
SHU 65
BOISE 50 Final
NMEX 60
TEX 47 Final
KAN 73