Scores

Final

Creighton 66

(13-9, 5-5 MVC)

Northern Iowa 71

(16-6, 7-3 MVC)

    Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

    9:05 PM ET, January 26, 2011

    McLeod Center, Cedar Falls, Iowa

    1 2 T
    CREI 26 4066
    UNI 31 4071

    Top Performers

    Creighton: A. Young 23 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl

    Northern Iowa: K. Ahelegbe 26 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    N. Iowa 71, Creighton 66

    Associated Press

    CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Kwadzo Ahelegbe scored 26 points, shooting 10 for 19 from the field, as Northern Iowa topped Creighton 71-66 on Wednesday night.

    The Panthers (16-6, 7-3 Missouri Valley) pulled ahead for good midway through the second half on a jumper by Ahelegbe. They led by as many as nine points after that.

    Anthony James added 14 points for the Panthers, who shot 44.8 percent from the field.

    Antoine Young led the Bluejays (13-9, 5-5) with 23 points while Doug McDermott added 16.

    Creighton shot 35.7 percent from the field after that but outrebounded the Panthers 34-23.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CREI
    UNI
    Points 66 71
    FG Made-Attempted 24-48 (.500) 25-55 (.455)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-11 (.545) 8-20 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-18 (.667) 13-17 (.765)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 9

    2010-11 Season

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