Drake 67

(6-6, 2-2 MVC)

Creighton 78

(12-0, 4-0 MVC)

    7:05 PM ET, January 11, 2004

    CenturyLink Center Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska

    1 2 T
    DRKE 30 3767
    CREI 38 4078

    Mathies has 20 for Blue Jays

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Johnny Mathies scored 20 points and Kellen Miliner finished with 16 as Creighton defeated Drake 78-67 Sunday night.

    The victory leaves Creighton's record untarnished at 12-0 overall and 4-0 in the Missouri Valley Conference.

    Despite 15 turnovers, Creighton led Drake (6-6, 2-2 MVC) throughout most of the first 20 minutes.

    With the score tied at eight, the Bluejays went on a 12-4 run and Miliner converted a four-point play to take a 20-12 lead.

    Drake pulled to within two points on a 3-pointer by Klayton Korver but the Bluejays scored eight of the final 10 points in the half for a 38-30 halftime lead.

    Early in the second half Drake pulled to within four points at on a 3-pointer from Pete Eggers but never got closer than nine points the rest of game.

    Nate Funk and Mike Grimes also scored in double figures with 11 points apiece for Creighton.

    Josh Powell led Drake with 12 points and Nick Grant had 10.

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