Saint Joseph's vs Creighton Recap - Creighton Wins 80-51
|Saint Joseph's vs Creighton Recap - Creighton Wins 80-51|
Creighton cruised to victory on Saturday, running Saint Joseph's out of the gym and running up an 80-51 score at CenturyLink Center.
Creighton won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6-point spread as favorites.
Doug McDermott had 23 points for Creighton and Gregory Echenique chipped in with 16 points. Grant Gibbs had 9 assists for them, while Gregory Echenique was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.
Saint Joseph's got 10 points from Langston Galloway in a losing cause and another 9 points from Carl Jones. C.J. Aiken contributed 3 assists for them, while Ronald Roberts, Jr. had 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Creighton were victorious, as the score was 47-20 at the break.
Creighton won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-25.