Scores

Final

Charlotte 46

(3-6, 0-5 away)

Houston 68

(5-3, 4-0 home)

    10:00 PM ET, December 21, 2006

    Stan Sheriff Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

    1 2 T
    CHAR 20 2646
    HOU 31 3768

    Top Performers

    Charlotte: A. Coleman 4 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Blk

    Houston: D. Dowell 22 Pts, 16 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Blk

    Houston 68, Charlotte 46

    HONOLULU (AP) -- Dane Watts scored 21 points to lead Creighton to an 80-72 win over Houston Friday night in the semifinals of the Rainbow Classic.

    Isacc Miles added 16 points for the Blue Jays (6-3) and Anthony Tolliver had 10.

    Robert Lee led the Cougars (5-4) with 16 points, Dion Dowell added 15 and Robert McKiver had 14.

    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.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CHAR
    HOU
    Points 46 68
    FG Made-Attempted 14-61 (.230) 22-58 (.379)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-37 (.162) 12-35 (.343)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-18 (.667) 12-21 (.571)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 24

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