Scores

Final

Creighton 79

(15-5, 5-3 MVC)

Evansville 57

(12-6, 4-4 MVC)

    7:05 PM ET, January 20, 2009

    Roberts Stadium, Evansville, Indiana

    1 2 T
    CREI 46 3379
    EVAN 29 2857

    Top Performers

    Creighton: C. Harriman 11 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Evansville: S. Ely 26 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    Creighton 79, Evansville 57

    Associated Press

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- Kenny Lawson scored 16 points and hot-shooting Creighton scored 34 points off the bench to beat Evansville 79-57 Tuesday night in the Missouri Valley Conference.

    Justin Carter had 14 and Casey Harriman 11 off the bench for the Bluejays (15-5, 5-3), who shot 57 percent from the field and 56 percent from three-point range. Creighton outrebounded the Purple Aces 39-27.

    Shy Ely had 26 points and nine rebounds for Evansville (12-6, 4-4), but was the only player in double figures for the Purple Aces. Evansville shot just 40 percent overall and trailed 46-29 at halftime.

    After the break, the Bluejays went on a 15-4 run to take a 30-point lead with 14:05 left. The Purple Aces never got closer than 20 after that.

    Evansville did outshoot Creighton from the free-throw line, making 14 of 20 to 9 of 18 for the Bluejays.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CREI
    EVAN
    Points 79 57
    FG Made-Attempted 30-53 (.566) 21-53 (.396)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-18 (.556) 1-12 (.083)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-18 (.500) 14-20 (.700)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 30 2

    2008-09 Season

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