Boxscore
Creighton 79, Northern Iowa 68
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 8:00 PM
Location - CenturyLink Center, Omaha, Nebraska
Officials - Kelly Self, Mike Stuart, Terry Wymer
Attendance - 17391

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Northern Iowa 32 36 68
Creighton 37 42 79

Recap


No. 10 Creighton 79, Northern Iowa 68:
Doug McDermott scored 31 points as the host Bluejays ousted the Panthers to remain unbeaten in Missouri Valley Conference play.

Austin Chatman had 12 points and Grant Gibbs added 11 as Creighton (17-1, 6-0 Missouri Valley) won its 11th consecutive contest.

Anthony James scored 25 points and Jake Koch added 19 for Northern Iowa (9-9, 2-4), which was just 4-of-15 from 3-point range.

McDermott scored 21 second-half points as Creighton steadily pulled away. The Panthers were within 53-46 after a layup by Marc Sonnen with 12:34 remaining before the Bluejays went on a 17-8 spurt to take a 16-point lead with 3:15 left.

Northern Iowa led 14-7 after a 3-pointer by James with 14:25 left in the first half. Creighton took the lead for good at 23-22 on a 3-pointer by Gibbs with 7:05 remaining and led 37-32 at the break.

GAME NOTEBOOK: McDermott has scored 70 points over the last two games and has five 30-point outings on the season. … James had three of Northern Iowa’s nine steals. … Creighton shot 55.4 percent from the field and went 6-of-12 from 3-point range.

Northern Iowa Panthers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jake Koch 33:00 7-13 0-4 5-5 2 2 4 1 3 2 5 1 19
Deon Mitchell 23:00 4-8 0-3 0-0 0 2 2 3 3 2 3 0 8
Seth Tuttle 27:00 4-10 1-1 0-0 3 2 5 2 1 1 1 0 9
Marc Sonnen 37:00 2-4 1-1 0-0 1 2 3 2 2 0 0 1 5
Anthony James 36:00 11-20 2-3 1-1 0 6 6 3 4 3 3 0 25
Austin Pehl 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 3 0 1 0 0
Chip Rank 12:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 3 3 2 1 0 0 0 0
Matt Bohannon 25:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
Marvin Singleton 1:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
Max Martino 1:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nate Buss 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 29-59 4-15 6-6 7 19 26 13 19 9 13 2 68
  49.2% 26.7% 100.0% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 13

Creighton Bluejays

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Grant Gibbs 29:00 5-6 1-1 0-1 1 5 6 7 1 0 3 0 11
Doug McDermott 35:00 12-22 1-2 6-7 2 2 4 3 4 0 3 0 31
Austin Chatman 36:00 4-8 2-3 2-2 0 1 1 4 0 1 4 0 12
Gregory Echenique 15:00 2-5 0-0 1-1 2 1 3 1 3 0 2 1 5
Jahenns Manigat 34:00 3-5 0-1 0-0 0 2 2 2 2 2 1 0 6
Avery Dingman 19:00 1-4 1-2 2-2 1 3 4 0 1 1 0 0 5
Ethan Wragge 18:00 1-3 1-3 0-0 0 5 5 2 2 0 0 0 3
Will Artino 12:00 3-3 0-0 0-0 1 3 4 1 0 0 0 1 6
Nevin Johnson 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Taylor Stormberg 0:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 31-56 6-12 11-14 8 23 31 21 13 4 13 2 79
  55.4% 50.0% 78.6% Team Rebs: 0   Total TO: 13