Boxscore
Creighton 81, Southern Illinois 51
Sunday, January 27, 2013 8:00 PM
Location - SIU Arena, Carbondale, Illinois
Officials - David Hall, Hal Lusk, Kelly Self
Attendance - 5764

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Creighton 43 38 81
Southern Illinois 25 26 51

Recap


No. 12 Creighton 81, Southern Illinois 51: Doug McDermott had 21 points and 10 rebounds and the visiting Bluejays ended a two-game losing streak in Missouri Valley Conference play.

Creighton (18-3, 7-2 WVC) shot 63 percent from the field and had five players score in double figures for the first time this season. Grant Gibbs scored 13 points and Gregory Echenique, Ethan Wragge and Jahenns Manigat had 12 apiece.

Desmar Jackson scored 16 points for the Salukis (8-12, 1-8), who were outrebounded 39-19.

Southern Illinois was without senior guard Jeff Early, who was serving a one-game suspension for committing a flagrant-2 foul in Wednesday’s loss to Northern Iowa. He is averaging 12.7 points and 7.5 rebounds.

The Bluejays shot 73.9 percent in the opening half on their way to building a 43-25 lead. McDermott scored 16 points on 7-for-8 shooting and Creighton owned a 17-5 advantage on the boards through the first 20 minutes.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Creighton came into the game leading the nation in field goal percentage (51.5) and 3-point field goal percentage (44.1). The Bluejays were 12-for-20 from long distance. … When the Bluejays played Southern Illinois last February, they broke a conference record by shooting 77.5 percent from the floor in the 88-69 road victory. …. Creighton coach Greg McDermott, the father of Doug McDermott, won his 350th career game and 70th at Creighton.

Creighton Bluejays

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Grant Gibbs 28:00 5-5 1-1 2-2 0 3 3 6 1 1 8 0 13
Gregory Echenique 19:00 5-6 0-0 2-3 3 8 11 0 4 0 4 1 12
Jahenns Manigat 26:00 4-4 4-4 0-0 1 3 4 2 2 1 0 0 12
Doug McDermott 28:00 9-13 2-2 1-2 3 7 10 1 1 0 1 0 21
Austin Chatman 28:00 0-3 0-2 2-2 0 1 1 6 2 2 3 0 2
Will Artino 7:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Andre Yates 11:00 0-1 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 1
Ethan Wragge 22:00 4-8 4-8 0-0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 12
Nevin Johnson 10:00 0-2 0-1 1-2 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 1
Avery Dingman 12:00 1-1 1-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 3
Mogboluwaga Oginni 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Geoffrey Groselle 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
Alex Olsen 3:00 0-1 0-1 2-2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
TOTAL 200 29-46 12-20 11-15 7 30 37 20 17 5 17 1 81
  63.0% 60.0% 73.3% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 17

Southern Illinois Salukis

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Kendal Brown-Surles 26:00 0-4 0-4 0-0 1 0 1 4 1 1 2 0 0
Desmar Jackson 27:00 6-13 3-6 1-2 0 2 2 0 4 4 3 0 16
Dantiel Daniels 25:00 2-5 0-0 0-2 4 1 5 1 3 1 1 1 4
Josh Swan 32:00 3-10 0-0 3-4 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 9
Anthony Beane Jr. 34:00 4-11 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 8
Diamond Taylor 9:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
T.J. Lindsay 15:00 1-3 1-3 0-0 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 3
Davante Drinkard 7:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Colby Long 10:00 2-3 1-2 1-3 0 3 3 0 1 0 1 0 6
Jalen Pendleton 11:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 2
Ryan Bonifield 2:00 0-0 0-0 1-2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Calvin Belts 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 20-54 5-16 6-15 6 11 17 8 13 12 8 1 51
  37.0% 31.2% 40.0% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 8