HONOLULU (AP) -- Dane Watts scored 21 points to lead Creighton to
an 80-72 win over Houston Friday night in the semifinals of the
Isacc Miles added 16 points for the Blue Jays (6-3) and Anthony
Tolliver had 10.
Miles' breakaway layup with 16:42 remaining gave the Blue Jays
the lead for good, 46-44, in a game that featured 15 lead changes
and four ties.
Creighton outscored Houston 14-4 in the first six minutes of the
second half to take a 53-45 lead.
Houston went 12-of-39 from beyond the arc.
Creighton advances to face Hawaii for the Rainbow Classic
championship Saturday night.