9:00 PM ET, January 13, 2012
Redbird Arena, Normal, Illinois
Nic Moore scored 20 of his season-high 23 points in the second half but his team's rally from a 16-point halftime deficit fell just short.Junior guard Tyler Brown scored in double figures for the fourth straight game (13 points), but leading scorer Jackie Carmichael -- averaging 12.9 points -- was held to single digits for the third time in four games with nine points."Losing never feels good but you hope when you put forth a tremendous effort as we did, you hope that positive things come from it," Jankovich said.Illinois State leads the series 40-26 but Creighton has won 18 of the past 28 meetings. The Bluejays are 7-24 all-time in Normal but have earned six of those wins since 2000.
|Avg Points Allowed||69.5||64.4|
|Conference||Big East||Missouri Valley|