Boxscore
Creighton 77, Akron 61
Sunday, December 9, 2012 2:05 PM
Location - CenturyLink Center, Omaha, Nebraska
Officials - Bo Boroski, Bill Eck, Mike Sanzere
Attendance - 16310

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Akron 31 30 61
Creighton 43 34 77

Recap


No. 13 Creighton 77, Akron 61:
Doug McDermott scored 30 points and went 6-of-8 from 3-point range as the Bluejays defeated the visiting Zips.

McDermott had posted his sixth consecutive 20-point outing by halftime and Grant Gibbs recorded eight assists for Creighton (9-1), which also got 10 points from Gregory Echenique.

Nick Harney scored 14 points and Zeke Marshall added 12 for Akron (4-3), which dropped to 0-25 all-time against ranked opponents.

The Zips led 14-11 after Marshall’s basket with 14:10 left in the first half before the Bluejays reeled off nine consecutive points to take the lead for good. Another 9-0 spurt pushed Creighton’s lead to 12 and the Bluejays led 43-31 at halftime.

The lead reached 15 on a dunk by Echenique with 16:55 to play before Akron used an 8-2 run to cut its deficit to nine. The Blue Jays answered with a 15-4 run with McDermott and Austin Chatman hitting back-to-back 3-pointers to make it 68-48 with 8:25 remaining.

GAME NOTEBOOK: McDermott has two 30-point outings this season and nine in his career. … Akron was just 4-for-17 from 3-point range. The Zips were averaging 9.8 3-pointers entering the contest. … Gibbs has 66 assists and just nine turnovers.

Akron Zips

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Nick Harney 18:00 5-9 0-2 4-5 1 4 5 1 3 0 2 1 14
Chauncey Gilliam 18:00 2-6 0-2 0-0 2 2 4 0 0 1 0 0 4
Brian Walsh 24:00 1-4 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 2
Zeke Marshall 25:00 5-7 0-0 2-2 0 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 12
Alex Abreu 24:00 2-7 1-5 0-0 1 3 4 5 4 0 1 0 5
Demetrius Treadwell 15:00 2-5 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 5
Jake Kretzer 26:00 2-6 2-5 0-0 1 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 6
Pat Forsythe 16:00 2-5 0-0 2-2 1 2 3 1 1 0 0 4 6
Carmelo Betancourt 17:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 2 1 0 5 0 4
Deji Ibitayo 8:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reggie McAdams 9:00 1-2 1-2 0-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
TOTAL 200 24-57 4-17 9-12 6 20 26 14 14 3 11 7 61
  42.1% 23.5% 75.0% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 11

Creighton Bluejays

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Grant Gibbs 35:00 3-6 0-1 1-2 0 6 6 8 3 1 0 0 7
Gregory Echenique 18:00 4-8 0-0 2-2 5 2 7 0 4 0 2 1 10
Jahenns Manigat 28:00 4-8 1-4 0-0 1 2 3 0 1 2 0 0 9
Doug McDermott 31:00 10-15 6-8 4-5 1 5 6 4 1 1 3 0 30
Austin Chatman 32:00 3-7 1-1 0-0 0 2 2 5 1 1 0 0 7
Avery Dingman 22:00 3-7 2-5 0-0 2 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 8
Ethan Wragge 17:00 1-4 0-3 0-0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 2
Will Artino 12:00 2-6 0-0 0-0 2 2 4 0 2 1 1 2 4
Taylor Stormberg 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Geoffrey Groselle 0:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Alex Olsen 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mogboluwaga Oginni 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Andre Yates 1:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Joe Kelling 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nevin Johnson 0:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 30-62 10-22 7-9 11 24 35 17 16 6 7 3 77
  48.4% 45.5% 77.8% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 7