Creighton vs. Bradley: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Creighton vs. Bradley: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Creighton 80
(23-7, 9-5 away)
Bradley 62
(16-14, 12-5 home)
Venue: Carver Arena
8:05PM ET / 5:05PM PT, February 27, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Creighton 32 48 80
Bradley 28 34 62
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Creighton D McDermott 32 D McDermott 11 G Gibbs 8
Bradley W Lemon Jr. 17 N Wells 3 W Lemon Jr. 4

Creighton outrebounded Bradley 41-20 and thumped the Braves 80-62 in conference play on Wednesday, Feb. 27. The game was close at halftime, with Creighton up 32-28, but then it turned into a blowout in the second half. With the win, the Bluejays remain undefeated against Bradley this season at 2-0. Doug McDermott earned a double-double in the win with a game-high 32 points and 11 rebounds. Grant Gibbs had seven points and added eight assists. For the Braves, Walt Lemon Jr. finished with a team-high 17 points and four assists. Creighton (23-7, 12-5 The Valley) gets Wichita State (24-6, 12-5 The Valley) on their home court on Saturday, Mar. 2.

Creighton Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 6:31 left to go.
  • Creighton beat the spread by 11 points. That makes the 14th time this season the Bluejays have beaten the spread.
  • The Bluejays have won every game this season (10-0) after recording 80 or more total points.
  • Creighton has won every game this season (13-0) when its field goal percentage has been 51.9 percent or better.
  • Creighton has won 83 percent of the time this season (5-1) after committing 15 or fewer turnovers.
  • Creighton has won 93 percent of the time this season (14-1) when opponents record 62 or fewer total points.
  • Creighton has won 91 percent of the time this season (10-1) after holding an opponent to under 25.0 percent three-point percentage.
  • This season Creighton has won 71 percent of the time (15-6) when Doug McDermott plays 31 minutes or more and 100 percent of the time (9-0) when Austin Chatman has six assists or more.
  • Creighton set a season low for blocks (zero).
  • The Bluejays have recorded more free throws made than their opponents for the past four games.
  • Doug McDermott accounted for 40.0 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Doug McDermott and Will Artino) accounted for 43.9 percent of the rebounds.
  • Doug McDermott has led the team in scoring 24 times and in rebounding 16 times in 30 games this season.
  • This marks the 51st 20-point game of Doug McDermott's career.
  • Doug McDermott has six straight double-digit point games.
  • Doug McDermott recorded a double-double. It was his ninth this season and 29th of his career.
  • Jahenns Manigat had a career high with four steals.

Bradley Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Walt Lemon Jr. and Will Egolf) accounted for 45.1 percent of the points.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (12) than the starters (seven).
  • Walt Lemon Jr. has led the team in scoring 16 times and in rebounding four times in 30 games this season.
  • Walt Lemon Jr. has 13 straight double-digit point games.
CREI PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Doug McDermott3132111103
AWill Artino171071001
AGrant Gibbs35758201
B+Austin Chatman32716201
BAvery Dingman13730001
B-Jahenns Manigat28741403
C+Ethan Wragge12221000
C+G. Echenique18540002
CAndre Yates8320101
BU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AWalt Lemon Jr.371734101
C+Shayok Shayok6032010
C+Milos Knezevic5411000
C+Will Egolf271121202
CKa`Darryl Bell13521002
CTyshon Pickett26721113
C-Jake Eastman26312201
C-D. Simms-Edwards29900203
DJordan Prosser12210000
DJalen Crawford13011000
-Nate Wells3130000

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