Creighton vs. Northern Iowa: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Creighton vs. Northern Iowa: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Creighton 54
(20-6, 7-4 away)
Northern Iowa 61
(15-11, 12-3 home)
Venue: McLeod Center
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, February 13, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Creighton 25 29 54
Northern Iowa 32 29 61
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Creighton D McDermott 15 D McDermott 12 G Gibbs 5
Northern Iowa J Koch 14 J Koch 10 M Sonnen 3

On Wednesday, Feb. 13, Creighton forced only eight turnovers and lost on their home court to Northern Iowa 61-54 in conference play. With the loss, the Bluejays tie the season series against Northern Iowa at 1-1. Doug McDermott secured a double-double for the Bluejays including a game-high 15 points and 12 rebounds. Grant Gibbs had 14 points and added five assists. Jake Koch got a double-double for the Panthers with a team-high 14 points and 10 rebounds. Creighton (20-6, 9-5 The Valley) travels to Evansville (14-11, 7-6 The Valley) on Saturday, Feb. 16.

Creighton Game Notes

  • Creighton started 20-6 during the 2008 and 2000 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Bluejays have lost 80 percent of the time this season (1-4) after having a field goal percentage of 43.8 percent or worse.
  • The Bluejays set a season high for turnovers (18).
  • The last time Creighton recorded at least 18 turnovers was Jan 28, 2012 against Bradley.
  • Creighton set season lows for assists (10), free throws made (five), steals (two), and total points (54).
  • The Bluejays have turned the ball over more than their opponents in the past six games.
  • The top two scorers (Doug McDermott and Grant Gibbs) accounted for 53.7 percent of the points.
  • Doug McDermott accounted for 32.4 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Doug McDermott has led the team in scoring 21 times and in rebounding 13 times in 26 games this season.
  • Doug McDermott recorded the 28th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Doug McDermott recorded a double-double. It was his seventh this season and 27th of his career.

Northern Iowa Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Jake Koch and Seth Tuttle) accounted for 42.6 percent of the points.
  • Jake Koch accounted for 30.3 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Jake Koch has led the team in scoring five times and in rebounding 10 times in 26 games this season.
  • Jake Koch recorded the fifth double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Jake Koch has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Jake Koch recorded a double-double. It was his second this season and third of his career.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Chip Rank.
CREI PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADoug McDermott3615122004
B+Grant Gibbs371435103
B-G. Echenique231160013
CAustin Chatman37733105
CNevin Johnson19340001
C-Jahenns Manigat24340001
D+Ethan Wragge13030000
-Will Artino9110000
UNI PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJake Koch2914102232
BSeth Tuttle261251101
BMarc Sonnen33553202
B-Anthony James33833101
C+M. Singleton9311100
C+Deon Mitchell251210202
C+Matt Bohannon21520100
D+Chip Rank20021100
-Austin Pehl4210000

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