Creighton vs UAB

Creighton 70, UAB 60

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Doug McDermott scored 27 points to lead Creighton past Alabama-Birmingham 70-60 on Wednesday night.

The Bluejays (3-0) trailed 48-44 in the second half before scoring six straight to take the lead on Austin Chatman's layup with 8:15 to play.

The Blazers (0-1) tied it on Jekore Tyler's jumper with 5:55 left, but they wouldn't lead the rest of the way.

Creighton answered with a 14-3 run capped by Antoine Young's jumper with 2:29 left for a 64-53 lead.

McDermott was 11 of 18 from the field as the Bluejays made 27 of 63 from the field (42.9 percent). Creighton outrebounded the Blazers 41-35, led by Gregory Echenique's 10 boards.

Tyler and Jordan Swing led UAB with 14 points apiece. Ovie Soko added 10 points and Cameron Moore also chipped in 12 rebounds for the Blazers, who outscored Creighton 21-2 off the bench.

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Scoreboard
Creighton (3-0) «323870
UAB (0-1)253560

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Creighton Bluejays
D. McDermott, F3211-182-271227
G. Echenique, C244-100-310028
J. Manigat, G360-86-62146
G. Gibbs, G292-30-27725
A. Young, G285-93-620213
E. Wragge191-60-03013
J. Jones130-30-01110
A. Chatman123-40-01036
W. Artino50-00-02000
A. Dingman21-20-01022
Totals 27-6311-1941101970
 42.9%57.9% 
UAB Blazers
C. Moore, F403-70-212117
O. Soko, F394-92-582410
J. Swing, F345-102-330314
Q. Taylor, G232-62-22226
K. Whitaker, G180-60-03210
P. Purifoy283-61-12129
J. Tyler166-112-222414
A. Scotland-Williamson10-00-00000
R. Williams10-00-00000
Totals 23-559-1535101760
 41.8%60% 
Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova15-332-41
Butler12-625-915
Creighton10-825-1026
Seton Hall10-821-1244
Providence10-820-1356
Marquette10-819-1361
Xavier9-924-1437
St. Johns7-1114-19140
Georgetown5-1314-18107
DePaul2-169-23236

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
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