Scores

Final

Creighton 74

(12-5, 4-1 MVC)

Evansville 69

(7-8, 1-4 MVC)

4:35 PM ET, January 9, 2011

Roberts Stadium, Evansville, Indiana

1 2 T
CREI 32 4274
EVAN 34 3569

Top Performers

Creighton: G. Echenique 16 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

Evansville: K. Harris 11 Pts, 10 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

Creighton 74, Evansville 69

Associated Press

EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- Gregory Echenique scored 16 points and Kaleb Korver added a career-high 15 as Creighton defeated Evansville 74-69 Sunday.

Doug McDermott also scored 15 points and Kenny Lawson Jr., had 13 for the Bluejays (12-5, 4-1 Missouri Valley).

Colt Ryan led the Purple Aces (7-8, 1-4) with 16 points, Denver Holmes had 12 and Kenny Harris finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds.

Creighton led 64-54 with 6:46 to play when Evansville started to rally. The Aces scored nine of the next 11 points and later pulled to within 70-69 after two free throws by Harris with 33 seconds remaining.

But the Bluejays didn't allow another point and sealed the win with four free throws.

Evansville ended the first half with a 7-0 run for a 34-32 lead.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CREI
EVAN
Points 74 69
FG Made-Attempted 25-49 (.510) 28-59 (.475)
3P Made-Attempted 10-22 (.455) 4-11 (.364)
FT Made-Attempted 14-19 (.737) 9-12 (.750)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
Largest Lead 10 4

2010-11 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 9, 2011 CREI 74, @EVAN 69Recap
Feb 5, 2011 @CREI 75, EVAN 69Recap