Drake 53
Creighton 65
Date of game: 3/8/2013

Recap: Creighton vs. Drake

St. Louis, MO (Sports Network) - Doug McDermott became the leading scorer in Creighton history, as the top-seeded Bluejays beat the Drake Bulldogs, 65-53, in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference.

McDermott had 23 points and seven rebounds for Creighton (25-7), which will play Indiana State in Saturday's semifinals.

A made free throw with 4:43 left in the first half, gave McDermott 2,117 career points, passing Rodney Buford's school record that he set in 1999.

Gregory Echenique finished with 11 points, 11 rebounds and six blocks for the Bluejays.

Richard Carter paced ninth-seeded Drake (15-17) with 14 points.

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