Southern Illinois Falls 59-45 to Creighton - Recap
Creighton earned a 59-45 victory over Southern Illinois on Tuesday, getting 13 points from Grant Gibbs at CenturyLink Center.
Creighton won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 15-point spread.
Creighton got 13 points from Will Artino and another 10 points from Doug McDermott. Grant Gibbs contributed 5 assists, while Doug McDermott cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Southern Illinois got 12 points from Jeff Early in a losing cause and another 10 points from Anthony Beane, Jr.. Kendal Brown-Surles contributed 5 assists for them, while Anthony Beane, Jr. had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Creighton were victorious, as the score was 28-22 at the break.
Creighton won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 31-27.