ORLANDO, Fla. -- Kyle Smyth scored 14 points to lead Iona past Creighton 63-55 on Sunday.
Kenny Lawson Jr. had 18 points for Creighton, which has opened the season by losing four of six for the first time since 1993-94.
Smyth had nine points, coming on three 3s, to help Iona take a 33-30 lead at intermission. The Gaels trailed 21-13 with seven minutes left in the first half.
Creighton forward Justin Carter left with 10:20 left after he appeared to hurt his left leg. The senior, who missed the first three games this season due to a left knee injury, later sat on the bench with an ice pack on the knee area.