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Missouri Valley Tournament - Creighton Defeats Indiana State 64-43 - Recap

The battle between Creighton and Indiana State didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Indiana State was handed a 64-43 defeat on Saturday at Scottrade Center.

Bettors who backed Creighton were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 8.5 at sportsbooks.

Creighton got 25 points from Doug McDermott and another 10 points from Gregory Echenique. Grant Gibbs contributed 5 assists, while Doug McDermott cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Indiana State got 13 points from Manny Arop in a losing cause and another 8 points from Brandon Burnett. Jake Odum contributed 3 assists for them, while Manny Arop had 4 rebounds.

Creighton led at halftime, 41-18.

Creighton won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 29-28.