Monday, Aug 31, 2015
Creighton Crushes SIU
CARBONDALE -- No. 17 Creighton snapped a two-game losing streak by crushing Southern Illinois 81-51 at SIU Arena Sunday night.
The Bluejays (18-3, 7-2) shot 63 percent from the field, including 12 3-pointers. All American Doug McDermott led all scorers with 21 points and 10 rebounds. Four other players scored in double-figures, including Gregory Echenique's 12 points and 11 rebounds.
The Salukis (8-12, 1-8) were led by Desmar Jackson's 16 points and four steals. No other SIU player scored in double-figures. The Dawgs shot 37 percent from the field.
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