Scores

Final

N Carolina A&T 65

(0-1, 0-1 away)

Creighton 97

(1-0, 1-0 home)

    8:05 PM ET, November 11, 2011

    CenturyLink Center Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska

    1 2 T
    NCAT 28 3765
    CREI 46 5197

    Top Performers

    North Carolina A&T: A. Witter 9 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Creighton: J. Manigat 18 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Creighton 97, NC A&,T 65

    Associated Press

    OMAHA, Neb. -- Jahenns Manigat scored a career-high 18 points and Creighton had six players score in double figures Friday night en route to a 97-65 victory over North Carolina AT&T in both teams' season opener.

    The Bluejays raced to an 11-0 lead after four possessions only to see North Carolina AT&T answer with its own 11-0 run. Creighton followed with a 13-2 run to go on top 24-13 en route to a 46-28 halftime lead.

    Doug McDermott and Will Artino scored 13 points apiece for Creighton; Antoine Young had 11 points and eight assists; Avery Dingman added 11 points; and Grant Gibbs had career highs with 10 points and nine rebounds. The Bluejays shot 48.5 percent from the field and had 28 assists as a team.

    North Carolina A&T, which returned four starters from a 15-win team a year ago, was led by Austin Witter with nine points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NCAT
    CREI
    Points 65 97
    FG Made-Attempted 24-63 (.381) 33-68 (.485)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-25 (.240) 14-35 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-17 (.647) 17-26 (.654)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 37

    2011-12 Season

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