Recap - Creighton Defeats St. John's 63-60
|Recap - Creighton Defeats St. John's 63-60|
St. John's was burned for 39 points by Doug McDermott on Tuesday as Creighton picked up a 63-60 win at CenturyLink Center.
Creighton earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 12.5-point spread.
Creighton got 7 points from Austin Chatman and another 6 points from Will Artino. Jahenns Manigat contributed 5 assists, while Avery Dingman cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
St. John's got 15 points from D'Angelo Harrison in a losing cause and another 11 points from Rysheed Jordan. Sir'Dominic Pointer contributed 3 assists for them, while Orlando Sanchez had 6 rebounds.
Creighton hit the break leading 29-25 before taking care of business in the second half.
Creighton won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-27.