Creighton 42 43 85
Marquette 35 35 70
Date of game: 2/19/2014

Recap: Marquette vs. Creighton

Milwaukee, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Doug McDermott and Ethan Wragge carried the No. 11 Creighton Bluejays past the Marquette Golden Eagles 85-70 in a Big East clash on Wednesday.

McDermott poured in 17 of his 25 points in the second half and Wragge connected on six of Creighton's 12 3-pointers en route to a 22-point night.

The Bluejays (22-4, 12-2 Big East) have won three in a row to stay atop the conference standings, while Marquette (15-11, 7-6) saw a chance at a signature win slip away.

Todd Mayo led four Eagles in double figures with 13 points.

Early on, Wragge hit from deep on three consecutive possessions and added another from behind the arc during a 9-2 run that stretched Creighton's lead to 26-16 near the midway point of the first half.

The visitors never gave up the lead from there and were in front 42-35 at the intermission.

Marquette got within five twice in the second half, but each time the Bluejays countered quickly.

McDermott hit from long range to start a 7-0 run after the Eagles had pulled within 46-41, and when it was a 64-59 game, the Player of the Year candidate drained another triple to spark a late 15-3 run that essentially put the game away.

"They keep you stressed in regards to who is going to guard (McDermott)," Marquette head coach Buzz Williams said.

Game Notes

Marquette shot just 2-of-11 from behind the arc ... Deonte Burton (11 points), Jamil Wilson (10) and Derrick Wilson (10) rounded out Marquette's leading scorers ... Creighton shot 62.2 percent from the floor.

Three RBs added to Payton Award Watch List

Five weeks into the FCS season, the picture of which players stand out above the rest in terms of both statistics and value is coming into focus.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Stewart still coping with tragedy

Seven weeks after his involvement in an accident that took the life of Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race on a dirt track in Upstate New York, Tony Stewart continues to deal with emotions surrounding the tragic incident.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
Team CHOCOLATE MILK member Owen Hammond recovers post-race with lowfat chocolate milk after finishing 140.6 miles at IRONMAN Chattanooga.

0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.