Scores

Final

Creighton 58

(7-9, 2-3 MVC)

Wichita State 70

(15-2, 4-1 MVC)

    2:05 PM ET, January 9, 2010

    Charles Koch Arena, Wichita, Kansas

    1 2 T
    CREI 28 3058
    WICH 40 3070

    Top Performers

    Creighton: K. Lawson Jr. 15 Pts, 6 Reb

    Wichita St: G. Blair 15 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Wichita St. 70, Creighton 58

    Associated Press

    WICHITA, Kan. -- Graham Hatch scored 17 points and reserve Gabe Blair added a season-high 15 to lead Wichita State to a 70-58 victory over Creighton on Saturday.

    Wichita State (15-2, 4-1 Missouri Valley) led by at least 10 points the entire second half.

    Creighton (7-9, 2-3) was led by Kenny Lawson's 15 points.

    Wichita State pushed a 12-point halftime lead to 18 in the first six minutes of the second half. Creighton's best stretch was a run of five straight points that ended with a Justin Carter baseline drive and basket, pulling the Bluejays within 55-42 with 11:28 remaining. Blair scored five of the next seven points to push the lead to 16.

    Wichita State started the game with an 11-1 run, capped by 3-pointers from Hatch and Clevin Hannah. The Shockers led 40-28 at halftime.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CREI
    WICH
    Points 58 70
    FG Made-Attempted 23-57 (.404) 24-53 (.453)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-11 (.182) 7-17 (.412)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-17 (.588) 15-17 (.882)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 18

    2009-10 Season

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