Northern Iowa vs. Creighton: Recap and Stats

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Northern Iowa vs. Creighton: Recap and Stats
Northern Iowa 68
(9-9, 2-6 away)
(12) Creighton 79
(17-1, 11-1 home)
Venue: CenturyLink Center
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, January 15, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Northern Iowa 32 36 68
Creighton 37 42 79
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Northern Iowa A James 12 J Koch 6 D Mitchell 3
Creighton D McDermott 24 D McDermott 7 G Gibbs 5

No. 12 Creighton came out on top against Northern Iowa 79-68 in The Valley play on Tuesday, January 15th. The Bluejays were led by Doug McDermott, who put up a game-high 31 points plus four rebounds. Will Artino had six points and added four rebounds. For the Panthers, Anthony James finished with a season-high 25 points and six rebounds (3 Ast 3 Stl). Creighton (17-1, 6-0 The Valley) takes on Wichita State (15-2, 4-1 The Valley) on Saturday, January 19th on the road.

Creighton Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 1:43 left to go.
  • The win over Northern Iowa extended the Creighton winning streak to 11 games.
  • The Bluejays have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past 11 games.
  • Creighton has recorded fewer steals than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 12th game at home this season--Creighton has a 19.5 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Doug McDermott accounted for 39.2% of the team's points.
  • Doug McDermott has led the team in scoring in 14 out of 18 games this season.
  • This marks the 43rd 20-point game of Doug McDermott's career.
  • Doug McDermott has 16 straight double-digit point games.

Northern Iowa Game Notes

  • Anthony James recorded a team season high in field goals made with 11 and field goals attempted with 20.
  • Anthony James accounted for 36.7% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Anthony James and Seth Tuttle) accounted for 40.7% of the rebounds.
  • Anthony James has led the team in scoring 3 times in 18 games this season.
  • This marks the 10th 20-point game of Anthony James's career.
  • Anthony James has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Anthony James set a career high with 11 field goals made.
UNI PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Anthony James362563303
B+Jake Koch331941215
B+Marc Sonnen37532010
BSeth Tuttle27952101
C+Deon Mitchell23823203
CChip Rank12032000
DMatt Bohannon25010000
-Austin Pehl4010001
CREI PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Doug McDermott353143003
AWill Artino12641010
AGrant Gibbs291167003
BEthan Wragge18352000
BAustin Chatman361214104
B-Avery Dingman19540100
B-G. Echenique15531012
C+Jahenns Manigat34622201

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