PEORIA, Ill. -- Doug McDermott scored a career-high 44 points Saturday night to lead Creighton (No. 24 ESPN/USA Today) to a 92-83 victory over Bradley.
McDermott made 18 of his 23 shots from the field and all five of
his free throws. He was 3 for 5 from 3-point range for the Bluejays
(13-2, 3-1 Missouri Valley) and contributed eight rebounds. His
previous career high was 35 points last month at Tulsa. McDermott
scored 13 points in the first half, after which the Bluejays led
44-34; he then made his first 10 shots in the second half.
NCAA grants DePaul's Jalen Coleman-Lands sixth year of eligibility
DePaul guard Jalen Coleman-Lands was granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA on Wednesday.
SG Alex O'Connell transfers from Duke to Creighton
Alex O'Connell, who averaged 5.2 points and shot 27.3% from 3-point range for Duke last season, has transferred to Creighton, he announced.
NC State accepts NCAA referral to try case with newly formed panel
NC State has accepted a referral by the NCAA's Committee on Infractions to have its case tried by a newly formed independent panel created for complex cases.