Creighton vs. Southern Illinois: Recap and Stats

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Creighton vs. Southern Illinois: Recap and Stats
Creighton 81
(18-3, 7-2 away)
Southern Illinois 51
(8-12, 4-4 home)
Venue: SIU Arena
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, January 27, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Creighton 43 38 81
Southern Illinois 25 26 51
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Creighton D McDermott 23 G Echenique 7 G Gibbs 6
Southern Illinois D Jackson 16 J Early 7 K Brown-Surles 2

Southern Illinois allowed No. 17 Creighton to shoot 63% from the field and was blown out by the Bluejays 81-51 in conference play on Sunday, January 27th. The game got away from Southern Illinois early, as they dug themselves a 43-25 hole at halftime and never got back into it. The Salukis remain winless versus AP-Ranked teams at 0-2 for the season. Desmar Jackson put up a team-high 16 points plus two rebounds in the loss. Colby Long scored six points and added three rebounds. Doug McDermott recorded a double-double for the Bluejays on a game-high 21 points and 10 rebounds. The Salukis are on a five-game losing streak. Southern Illinois (8-12, 1-8 The Valley) takes on Drake (9-11, 3-6 The Valley) on Wednesday, January 30th on their home court.

Southern Illinois Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 5:33 left to go.
  • Prior to this game, SIU played 12 Top 25 opponents in the last 5 seasons with a record of 2-10.
  • Southern Illinois has lost 100% of the time this season (0-3) after recording 51 or fewer total points.
  • The Salukis have lost 100% of the time this season (0-3) after having a field goal percentage of 37.0% or worse.
  • Southern Illinois has lost 100% of the time this season (0-3) after committing 8 or more turnovers.
  • When the opposition records 81 or more total points this season, Southern Illinois has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 39 or more rebounds this season, Southern Illinois has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 20 or more assists this season, Southern Illinois has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • SIU set season lows for field goals made and rebounds.
  • Southern Illinois has recorded fewer assists than their opponents for the past 12 games.
  • This is the 7th game at home this season--SIU has a 1.3 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Desmar Jackson accounted for 31.3% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Dantiel Daniels and Colby Long) accounted for 42.1% of the rebounds.
  • Desmar Jackson has led the team in scoring in 9 out of 20 games this season.
  • Josh Swan had a career high with 5 steals.

Creighton Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Doug McDermott and Grant Gibbs) accounted for 41.9% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Gregory Echenique and Doug McDermott) accounted for 53.8% of the rebounds.
  • Doug McDermott has led the team in scoring 17 times in 21 games this season.
  • Gregory Echenique has led the team in rebounding 13 times in 21 games this season.
  • This marks the 45th 20-point game of Doug McDermott's career.
  • Doug McDermott has 19 straight double-digit point games.
  • Doug McDermott recorded a double-double. It was his 4th this season and 24th of his career.
  • Doug McDermott set a career high with a 100% three-point percentage.
  • Grant Gibbs has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Grant Gibbs set a career high with a 100% field goal percentage.
  • Jahenns Manigat set career highs with a 100% field goal percentage and a 100% three-point percentage.
CREI PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Doug McDermott2821101001
A+G. Echenique1912110014
AJahenns Manigat261242100
B+Ethan Wragge221211000
BGrant Gibbs281336108
C+Andre Yates11103100
C+Austin Chatman28216203
CNevin Johnson10121000
D+Avery Dingman12310001
-Will Artino7200000
-Geoff Groselle3020000
-Alex Olsen3220000
-M. Oginni3000000
SIU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B-Desmar Jackson271620403
C+Colby Long10630001
C+Josh Swan32901500
C+T.J. Lindsay15312100
CDantiel Daniels25451111
CJalen Pendleton11220000
CA. Beane Jr.34810000
D+K. Brown-Surles26014102
-Diamond Taylor9200001
-D. Drinkard7000000

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