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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.