Scores

Final

Creighton 61

(15-2, 7-2 MVC)

Indiana State 44

(8-9, 4-5 MVC)

    7:05 PM ET, January 28, 2004

    Hulman Center, Terre Haute, Indiana

    1 2 T
    CREI 30 3161
    INST 18 2644

    Creighton 61, Indiana State 44

    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) -- Brody Deren scored 15 points and Kellen Miliner added 11, including going 3-of-3 from 3-point range, to help Creighton to a 61-44 victory over Indiana State on Wednesday night.

    The Bluejays (15-2, 7-2 Missouri Valley Conference) outrebounded Indiana State 39-17 and shot 53 percent for the night, while the Sycamores (8-9, 4-5) could manage only 41 percent.

    The game was tied three times before the Bluejays took control for good with Joe Dabbert's layup with 9:13 remaining in the first half to make it 14-12 Creighton.

    The Bluejays, who also got 11 points from Nate Funk, boosted their lead into the double-digits in the closing minutes of the half and never surrendered it. At the half, they held a 30-18 advantage.

    Creighton outscored Indiana State 30-18 in the paint.

    The Sycamores had only two players in double-digits, with Catrel Green scoring 11 points and Eric Cray adding 10.

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