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Creighton 88, Missouri St. 67

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.