Missouri State vs. Creighton: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Missouri State vs. Creighton: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Missouri State 77
(6-16, 1-10 away)
(21) Creighton 91
(19-3, 12-1 home)
Venue: CenturyLink Center
8:05PM ET / 5:05PM PT, January 30, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Missouri State 32 45 77
Creighton 45 46 91
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Missouri State G Thurman 19 A Downing 8 A Downing 4
Creighton D McDermott 29 D McDermott 10 A Chatman 10

No. 21 Creighton squared off with Missouri State on Wednesday, Jan. 30 and topped the Bears 91-77 in conference play. With the win, the Bluejays stay undefeated against Missouri State this season at 2-0. The Bluejays got a double-double out of Doug McDermott with a game-high 29 points and 10 rebounds. Doug McDermott also put up 15 points from three-point range. Austin Chatman played his way to a double-double as well with 14 points and 10 assists. For the Bears, Dorrian Williams got a career-high 14 points and four rebounds. The next game will be on Saturday, Feb. 2 when Creighton (19-3, 8-2 The Valley) hosts Bradley (13-9, 5-5 The Valley).

Creighton Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 4:34 left to go.
  • The Bluejays have won every game this season (9-0) after recording 30 or more field goals made.
  • Creighton has won every game this season (7-0) when its field goal percentage has been 55.6 percent or better.
  • Creighton has won 83 percent of the time this season (5-1) after committing 10 or fewer turnovers.
  • Creighton has won every game this season (10-0) when opponents record eight or fewer free throws made.
  • This season Creighton has won 100 percent of the time (8-0) when Doug McDermott has 29 points or more, 83 percent of the time (5-1) when Jahenns Manigat plays 32 minutes or more, and 100 percent of the time (6-0) when Austin Chatman has four field goals made or more.
  • The Bluejays have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past 15 games.
  • This is the 13th game at home this season--Creighton has a 19.1 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Doug McDermott accounted for 31.8 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Doug McDermott and Ethan Wragge) accounted for 41.1 percent of the rebounds.
  • Doug McDermott has led the team in scoring 18 times and in rebounding 10 times in 22 games this season.
  • This marks the 46th 20-point game of Doug McDermott's career.
  • Doug McDermott has 20 straight double-digit point games.
  • Doug McDermott recorded a double-double. It was his fifth this season and 25th of his career.
  • This game was the second double-digit assist game of Austin Chatman's career.
  • Austin Chatman recorded a double-double. It was the first of his career.
  • Austin Chatman had a career high with 14 points.
  • Grant Gibbs has five straight double-digit point games.

Missouri State Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Gavin Thurman and Dorrian Williams) accounted for 42.8 percent of the points.
  • Anthony Downing accounted for 38.0 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Gavin Thurman has led the team in scoring five times in 22 games this season.
  • Anthony Downing has led the team in rebounding six times in 22 games this season.
  • Nathan Scheer set a career high with a 100 percent three-point percentage.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Bruce Marshall.
MSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AD. Williams241442000
B+Gavin Thurman351912001
B+Anthony Downing30984102
B+Christian Kirk141020101
BNathan Scheer21811000
C+Marcus Marshall301003103
C+Michael Simpson12501000
C-Bruce Marshall14220001
D+Drew Wilson17020101
CREI PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Doug McDermott3129104000
AAustin Chatman2814410001
AEthan Wragge201541011
B+G. Echenique17930121
B-Jahenns Manigat32833002
B-Avery Dingman14511100
B-Grant Gibbs261041102
C+Will Artino7013000
C-Andre Yates11111101
-Nevin Johnson5010000
-T. Stormberg3000000

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