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

Northern Iowa dropped one to No. 12 Creighton 79-68 in conference play on Tuesday, January 15th. The Panthers are still looking for their first win over an AP-Ranked team this season (0-4). The Panthers got a season-high 25 points and six rebounds (3 Ast 3 Stl) from Anthony James. Jake Koch also contributed, scoring a season-high 19 points and adding four rebounds. For the Bluejays, Doug McDermott got a game-high 31 points and four rebounds. Northern Iowa (9-9, 2-4 The Valley) gets Drake (7-9, 1-4 The Valley) at home on Sunday, January 20th.

Northern Iowa Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 1:43 left to go.
  • The last time UNI started the season 9-9 was 1997.
  • UNI beat the spread by 0.5 points. That makes the 8th time this season the Panthers have beaten the spread.
  • Prior to this game, UNI played 12 Top 25 opponents in the last 5 seasons with a record of 2-10.
  • Northern Iowa has lost 100% of the time this season (0-8) after recording 68 or fewer total points.
  • The Panthers have lost 100% of the time this season (0-4) after having a three-point percentage of 26.7% or worse.
  • When the opposition records 11 or more free throws made this season, Northern Iowa has lost 86% of the time (1-6).
  • The Panthers set a season high for steals.
  • UNI set a season low for free throws made.
  • 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 in 3 out of 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 had a career high with 11 field goals made.

Creighton Game Notes

  • Creighton won, but did not cover the spread.
  • Doug McDermott accounted for 39.2% of the team's points.
  • Doug McDermott has led the team in scoring 14 times in 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.
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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