NCAAB Game Recap - Xavier at Creighton
Sun Jan 26, 2020 4:00 PM EST

SDSU
71
UNLV
67
F
MSU
70
Minn
52
F
UCLA
75
Oreg
96
F
MD
77
Ind
76
F
SoFL
49
Hou
68
F
(N/A)
41
Princ
87
F
Tuls
79
UConn
75
F(OT)
UVA
65
Wake
63
F(OT)
Monm
94
Iona
88
F
Niag
53
StPet
58
F
Quin
61
Sien
84
F
Rider
67
Manh
63
F
Canis
55
Fairf
63
F
Ford
39
StLou
55
F
Xav
66
Crei
77
F
LoyIL
62
NrthIA
67
F(OT)
MOSt
69
Drake
71
F
Evans
65
Valpa
67
F
Stan
50
Cal
52
F
OhSt
71
NW
59
F

Creighton 77, Xavier 66

Jan 26, 2020, 4:00 PM EST

Final

1

2

T

Xavier (13-7)

31

35

66

Creighton (16-5)

39

38

77

Creighton's balanced attack hems in Xavier for 77-66 win
Sun Jan 26, 2020 6:12 PM

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Ty-Shon Alexander scored 24 points going 10 of 11 from the foul line and Marcus Zegarowski scored 14 and Creighton beat Xavier 77-66 on Sunday.

Mitch Ballock scored 14 and Denzel Mahoney 14 off the bench.

Creighton (16-5, 5-3 Big East Conference) built a 10-1 lead and never trailed. They extended the lead to 33-19 on a pair of free throws by Mahoney followed by his three-point play with 4:56 before halftime. Xavier made a late 12-6 run to get within 39-31 at the break.

The Bluejays started the second half with an 11-6 spurt for a 13-point lead. The Musketeers used a 9-0 outburst to get within 65-59 on a jumper by Naji Marshall with 4:46 left but couldn't get closer.

Zach Freemantle led Xavier with 18 points, Marshall 15 and Tyrique Jones 11 with 13 rebounds, eight of which came on the offensive end. Paul Scruggs grabbed 10 rebounds, and the Musketeers owned a 46-28 rebounding advantage. They grabbed 19 boards on the offensive end.

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Leaders

Xavier PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
K. Tandy 0 0 1 1 0 0
Z. Freemantle 18 0 1 9 0 1
Creighton PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
J. Canfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
T. Alexander 24 0 2 3 2 0

Team Comparison

Xav Crei
Points For 66 77
Field Goals 26/65-40% 23/51-45%
Three Pointers 6/20-30% 11/29-38%
Free Throws 8/11-73% 20/26-77%
Offensive Rebounds 19 7
Defensive Rebounds 26 21
Rebounds 46 29
Blocks 3 3
Steals 2 7
Turnovers 15 9
Personal Fouls 20 13
Technical Fouls 0 0
Ejections 0 0

2019-2020 Regular Season - Crei Leads Series 2-0

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Sat Jan 11 Crei 77 @ Xav 65 K. Jones 2 Z. Freemantle 2
Sun Jan 26 Xav 66 @ Crei 77 J. Carter 6 S. Mitchell 1

Game Information

Stadium: CHI Health Center Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska
Attendance: 17,796
Game Time: