Recap - Creighton Defeats Evansville 87-70
|Recap - Creighton Defeats Evansville 87-70|
Creighton got a 29-point performance from Doug McDermott, who added 10 rebounds as Creighton ran past Evansville 87-70 on Saturday at CenturyLink Center.
Creighton won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 14.5-point spread as favorites.
Creighton got 13 points from Gregory Echenique and another 13 points from Jahenns Manigat. Austin Chatman contributed 8 assists, while Gregory Echenique cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Evansville got a 25-point performance from Colt Ryan, who was supported by 10 points from Troy Taylor. Troy Taylor had 10 assists in a losing cause for Evansville, while Troy Taylor grabbed 10 rebounds.
Creighton hit the break leading 45-34 before taking care of business in the second half.
Creighton won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-27.