Field Goal %
- CIN 42.2
- 45.2 CREI
Three Point %
- CIN 25.0
- 46.7 CREI
- CIN 9
- 16 CREI
- CIN 34
- 34 CREI
- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19255
- Line: CREI -3.0
- 0th Half
Creighton defeated Cincinnati 67-63 Friday, despite attempting 22 fewer field goals. The Bluejays outscored the Bearcats by 18 points from the foul line. Doug McDermott made more free throws (11) than the entire Cincinnati team attempted (9). McDermott and Gregory Echenique each drew six fouls, which is one more than the 11 Cincinnati drew as a team.
Doug McDermott is the fifth player in Creighton history to score 25 or more points in an NCAA Tournament game.
Decorated Army veteran Isaiah Brock has been ruled eligible by the NCAA as able to play for Oakland University, which had earlier ruled him ineligible for the 2016-17 season.
With multiple five-star prospects on hand, Kentucky's season-opening event lived up to the hype for recruits.
George Washington's Maurice Joseph, who received the interim coaching tag just prior to the start of practice, says he isn't focused on trying to land the job on a permanent basis.