Scores

Final

Creighton 50

(7-3, 1-1 MVC)

Illinois State 53

(6-4, 1-1 MVC)

    3:05 PM ET, December 31, 2005

    Redbird Arena, Normal, Illinois

    1 2 T
    CREI 28 2250
    ILST 23 3053

    Top Performers

    Creighton: A. Tolliver 15 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Stl, 3 Blk

    Illinois St: D. Ford 14 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl, 2 Blk

    Illinois State 53, Creighton 50

    NORMAL, Ill. (AP) -- Neil Plank scored 17 points and Dana Ford added 14 as Illinois State came from behind to defeat Creighton 53-50 on Saturday.

    Plank also grabbed six rebounds and dished out three assists for Illinois State (6-4, 1-1). Ford had four steals and two blocked shots.

    Anthony Tolliver had 15 points to lead Creighton (7-3, 1-1). Nate Funk added 13 points, including three 3-pointers, for the Bluejays.

    Creighton led 28-23 at the half. But Illinois State shot 50 percent from the field and hit four of nine 3-point attempts in the second half.

    The Redbirds scored 21 points off of 19 Creighton turnovers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CREI
    ILST
    Points 50 53
    FG Made-Attempted 20-43 (.465) 21-42 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-14 (.571) 5-11 (.455)
    FT Made-Attempted 2-9 (.222) 6-11 (.545)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 5

    2005-06 Season

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