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March Madness - Creighton vs Louisiana-Lafayette Final: 76-66 - Recap

Louisiana-Lafayette was victimized by Doug McDermott for 30 points as Creighton defeated them 76-66 in NCAA action on Friday.

Creighton earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 13.5-point spread.

Austin Chatman had 16 points for Creighton and Ethan Wragge chipped in with 12 points. Grant Gibbs had 6 assists for them, while Doug McDermott was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.

Louisiana-Lafayette got 24 points from Elfrid Payton in a losing cause and another 15 points from Shawn Long. Elfrid Payton contributed 3 assists for them, while Elfrid Payton had 8 rebounds.

Creighton hit the break leading 39-33 before taking care of business in the second half.