Illinois State Falls 79-72 Against Creighton - Game Recap
Creighton got 18 points from Ethan Wragge as they ran past Illinois State 79-72 on Wednesday at Redbird Arena.
Bettors who backed Creighton were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 1.5 at sportsbooks.
Creighton got 16 points from Grant Gibbs and another 15 points from Doug McDermott. Grant Gibbs contributed 7 assists, while Doug McDermott cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Illinois State got a 15-point performance from Bryant Allen, who was supported by 15 points from Tyler Brown. Tyler Brown had 6 assists in a losing cause for Illinois State, while Jackie Carmichael grabbed 6 rebounds.
Creighton led at halftime, 42-39.
Creighton won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-32.