Isaiah Austin and Brady Heslip each scored 17 points and Baylor shut down Creighton’s Doug McDermott with suffocating defense, ending the career of the one of the most prolific scorers in college history with an 85-55 win Sunday night in the NCAA tournament West Regional.
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Doug McDermott put on a dazzling shooting display in his Big East tournament debut, scoring a record 27 of his 35 points in the first half for No. 14 Creighton during an 84-62 victory over DePaul on Thursday night.
DePaul coach Oliver Purnell liked how his team came back from a double-digit deficit to put a scare into 12th-ranked Creighton.
According to Hoop-Math, 157 of his 163 shots this season have been from beyond the arc (96 percent), the highest percentage in the country among players with at least 100 field goal attempts.
Don’t be surprised if Iona pushes Ohio State. If the Gaels make some shots early on, this one could very interesting.
It’s been one tremendous season for Creighton. From the rumors that Creighton will be one of the new teams invited to the Big East to the terrific season for the Bluejays, culminating in a No. 7-seed in the NCAA tournament.
Bradley, last in the Missouri Valley, went back and forth with the Bluejays the first 10 minutes. Creighton looked as if it might break open the game after that.
Doug McDermott scored 20 points to help No. 23 Creighton escape Illinois State with an 87-78 win Friday night.
Doug McDermott scored a career-high 42 points Saturday night to lead Creighton to a 92-83 victory over Bradley.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Doug McDermott scored 18 of his 27 points in the second half and No. 23 Creighton defeated a Big Ten opponent for the third time this season with an 87-79 victory […]