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NCAA Game Summary - Marquette at Creighton



(Tuesday, December 31st)

Final Score: Creighton 67, Marquette 49

Omaha, NE (SportsNetwork.com) - Doug McDermott recorded 19 points and seven rebounds to lead Creighton to a 67-49 victory over Marquette in the Bluejays' first-ever game as a Big East member.

Creighton (11-2, 1-0 Big East) knocked down 13 shots from 3-point range and played strong defense in getting off to a strong start in its new league. The Bluejays held the Golden Eagles to a 35.8 percent field goal percentage while forcing 15 turnovers that were converted into 20 points.

Jahenns Manigat and Ethan Wragge each made four attempts from beyond the arc and tallied 16 and 12 points, respectively, in Creighton's seventh straight win overall.

Jamil Wilson and Chris Otule both finished with 10 points for Marquette (8-6, 0-1), which was dealt a fourth loss in seven games following a 5-2 start.

The Bluejays led from start-to-finish, opening the contest with an 18-6 run and taking a 37-24 advantage into halftime behind 10 points from McDermott and Manigat.

Marquette never got its deficit under double digits after the break, with Creighton's lead swelling to 20 points when McDermott sank two free throws to increase the margin to 63-43 with 6:12 remaining.

01/01 00:58:12 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
NOR 6
DUR 3
 
Final
MIA 99
CHA 88
Final
CLE 6
TOR 4
Final
DET 2
ANA 1
Final
NYM 4
ATL 3
Final
MIA 3
SEA 2
Final
PIT 2
MIL 3
Final
WAS 3
STL 2
Final
TAM 1
NYY 5
Final
KAN 3
MIN 8
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CHC 2
CIN 8
Final
TEX 2
CWS 16
Final
OAK 4
HOU 1
Final
LOS 4
ARI 1
8th
COL 9
PHI 10
 
Final
SDP 3
SFG 4
2nd
BOS 0
BAL 3
 
Final
SAN 90
DAL 85
Final
MIA 99
CHA 88
2nd
CHI 29
WAS 30
 
9:30pm Tonight
HOU
POR
Final
NYR 2
PHI 4
Final
BOS 4
DET 1
1st
MON 1
TAM 0
 
10:00pm Tonight
SJS
LOS
Final
NOR 6
DUR 3