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

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Wichita State vs. Creighton: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Wichita State 80
(24-7, 8-5 away)
Creighton 91
(24-7, 15-2 home)
Venue: CenturyLink Center
2:05PM ET / 11:05AM PT, March 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Wichita State 31 48 80
Creighton 36 55 91
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Wichita State D Williams 18 C Hall 6 D Williams 6
Creighton D McDermott 41 D McDermott 6 G Gibbs 8

Wichita State took a home loss to Creighton 91-80 in conference play on Saturday, Mar. 2. With the loss, the Shockers tie the season series against Creighton at 1-1. The Shockers got 15 points and six rebounds from Carl Hall. Demetric Williams had a team-high 18 points and added six assists. Doug McDermott recorded his third straight game with 22 points or more for the Bluejays, scoring a staggering 41 points (6 Reb 3 Ast) on 83.3 percent shooting in 32 minutes. For the Bluejays, Doug McDermott finished with a sensational 41 points (6 Reb 3 Ast), including 5-of-8 shooting from three-point range.

Wichita State Game Notes

  • Wichita State started 24-7 during the 2010 and 2005 seasons (since 1996).
  • WSU set a season low for rebounds (21).
  • The Shockers have recorded more steals than their opponents for the past four games.
  • The top two scorers (Demetric Williams and Carl Hall) accounted for 41.2 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Carl Hall and Demetric Williams) accounted for 47.6 percent of the rebounds.
  • Demetric Williams has led the team in scoring in five out of 31 games this season.
  • Carl Hall has led the team in rebounding in 11 out of 31 games this season.
  • Demetric Williams had career highs with 18 points and six field goals made.
  • Tekele Cotton had career highs with 14 points, four three-pointers, and four steals.
  • Cleanthony Early has seven straight double-digit point games.

Creighton Game Notes

  • Doug McDermott recorded a team season high in points with 41.
  • Doug McDermott accounted for 45.0 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Doug McDermott and Gregory Echenique) accounted for 41.6 percent of the rebounds.
  • Doug McDermott has led the team in scoring 25 times and in rebounding 17 times in 31 games this season.
  • This marks the 52nd 20-point game of Doug McDermott's career.
  • Doug McDermott has three straight 20+ point games.
  • Gregory Echenique set a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.
WSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ACarl Hall311563111
AD. Williams341846102
ATekele Cotton311432401
BFred Van Vleet15413100
BJake White13900100
C+M. Armstead30615101
C+C. Early211120102
-Nick Wiggins9210001
DEhimen Orukpe16020111
CREI PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Doug McDermott324163003
AEthan Wragge12911100
AGrant Gibbs321238004
B+Austin Chatman351226002
B+Will Artino10522000
BG. Echenique26940000
C-Avery Dingman14320001
DJahenns Manigat36030101
-Andre Yates3011001

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