March Madness - Cincinnati vs Creighton Recap - Creighton Wins 67-63
Creighton got a 27-point performance from Doug McDermott, who added 11 rebounds as Creighton ran past Cincinnati 67-63 on Friday at Wells Fargo Center.
Creighton was a 3-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Gregory Echenique had 13 points for Creighton and Ethan Wragge chipped in with 12 points. Jahenns Manigat had 7 assists for them, while Doug McDermott was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Cincinnati got 19 points from Sean Kilpatrick in a losing cause and another 15 points from Cashmere Wright. Cashmere Wright contributed 6 assists for them, while Titus Rubles had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Creighton were victorious, as the score was 32-27 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Creighton as they grabbed 32 boards, while Cincinnati only had 31.