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NCAA Game Summary - Xavier at Creighton



(Sunday, January 12th)

Final Score: Creighton 95, Xavier 89

Omaha, NE (SportsNetwork.com) - Doug McDermott notched a game-high 35 points to lead the Creighton Bluejays past the Xavier Musketeers, 95-89, at the CenturyLink Center in a Big East Conference matchup.

McDermott shot 13-of-24 from the field for the Bluejays (14-2, 4-0 Big East), who extended their winning streak to nine games. Ethan Wragge (15 points), Devin Brooks (14), Austin Chatman (12) and Jahenns Manigat (11) all reached double figures.

Semaj Christon netted 27 points to lead the Musketeers (13-4, 3-1), who had their eight-game winning streak snapped. Matt Stainbrook logged a double- double with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Justin Martin and Dee Davis contributed 21 and 14 points, respectively.

The Musketeers shot 43.3 percent from the field in the first half, just slightly less efficient than the Bluejays' 51.9 percent, which took Creighton out to a 39-25 lead at halftime.

In the second half, the Bluejays' 57.1 field goal percentage was again just slightly higher than the Musketeers' 54.3, but Creighton also helped itself with 17-of-24 at the free-throw line. With 29 seconds left, a Myles Davis 3- pointer got the Musketeers within three, but this was as close as they got in the final minute, as the Bluejays were able to close the game out at the line.

Xavier squandered a 13-point lead, which it held midway through the first half. The Musketeers also struggled at the charity stripe, knocking down just 13-of-22.

01/12 18:26:18 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR
 
Final
CIN 4
PIT 0
Final
BAL 3
TAM 0
Final
NYY 3
CHC 0
Final
MIL 5
STL 1
Final
ARI 2
NYM 5
Final
PHI 0
ATL 1
Final
NYY 2
CHC 0
Final
DET 2
CLE 3
Final
MIA 3
WAS 6
Final
TEX 3
SEA 2
13th
CWS 4
BOS 4
 
Final
HOU 4
KAN 6
8:10pm Wednesday
MIN 0
TOR 0
8th
ANA 3
OAK 4
 
9th
SDP 4
COL 2
 
8th
SFG 2
LOS 1
 
1:05pm Today
PHI
ATL
 
1:08pm Today
DET
CLE
 
1:10pm Today
MIN
TOR
 
2:05pm Today
TEX
SEA
 
3:45pm Today
SFG
LOS
 
6:40pm Tonight
SDP
COL
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
MIL
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
STL
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
NYY
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIN
TOR
 
8:10pm Tonight
CWS
BOS
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
KAN
 
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
ORL 86
IND 101
Final
MIL 103
ATL 111
Final
CLE 114
BRK 85
Final
MEM 106
DAL 105
Final
OKC 112
DET 111
Final
NOP 105
HOU 100
Final
SAN 100
LAL 113
Final
MIA 87
PHI 100
Final
NYK 95
TOR 92
Final
MIN 130
UTA 136
Final
BOS 102
WAS 118
4th
DEN 100
GSW 101
 
4th
POR 94
LAC 92
 
4th
SAC 97
PHO 102
 
Final
TAM 4
MON 5
Final
PIT 4
CLB 3
3rd
ANA 4
DAL 3
 
7:00pm Tonight
NYR
PHI
8:00pm Tonight
STL
CHI
9:30pm Tonight
COL
MIN
10:30pm Tonight
SJS
LOS
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR