Creighton Defeats Xavier 95-89 - Recap
Xavier was burned for 35 points by Doug McDermott on Sunday as Creighton picked up a 95-89 win at CenturyLink Center.
Creighton won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 8.5-point spread.
Ethan Wragge had 15 points for Creighton and Devin Brooks chipped in with 14 points. Jahenns Manigat had 6 assists for them, while Will Artino was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Xavier got 27 points from Semaj Christon in a losing cause and another 21 points from Justin Martin. Dee Davis contributed 8 assists for them, while Matt Stainbrook had 11 rebounds.
Creighton hit the break leading 39-35 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Xavier as they grabbed 35 boards, while Creighton only had 34.