OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Cavel Witter and P'Allen Stinnett each scored 19 points to lead Creighton to an 88-67 win over Missouri State at Qwest Center Omaha on Tuesday.
The Bluejays (18-8) also got 14 points apiece from Dane Watts and Booker Woodfox while snapping a two-game losing streak and improving to 9-7 in the Missouri Valley Conference.The Bears dropped to 13-15 overall and 6-10 in the league after falling to 0-8 in conference road games.Creighton hit nine first-half 3-pointers and led 48-37 at the break.The teams traded the lead early until the Jays went on a 9-0 run midway through the half and was never threatened again. Stinnett scored five of his 12 first-half points during that surge.Witter had 10 points before intermission.Creighton was in a sharing mood Tuesday, recording assists on 21 of its 33 field goals. Woodfox had a career-high six assists while scoring in double figures off the bench for the eighth straight game.Watts had seven rebounds, including four on the offensive end, for the Jays, who had a 45-31 edge on the glass and tallied 16 offensive rebounds.Justin Fuehrmeyer led Missouri State with 14 points while Deven Mitchell had 13.