Scores

Final

Creighton 54

(4-4, 0-2 away)

Nebraska 59

(6-2, 5-0 home)

    Coverage: FULLCT/ESPN3

    2:00 PM ET, December 5, 2010

    Bob Devaney Sports Center, Lincoln, Nebraska

    1 2 T
    CREI 29 2554
    NEB 21 3859

    Top Performers

    Creighton: K. Korver 8 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Nebraska: B. Richardson 18 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast

    Nebraska 59, Creighton 54

    Associated Press

    LINCOLN, Neb. -- Brandon Richardson scored 18 points and Lance Jeter added 12, including two big free throws with 26 seconds left, to lead Nebraska to a 59-54 victory over Creighton on Sunday in a meeting of the state's only Division I basketball programs.

    The Cornhuskers (6-2), who won their fourth straight, erased a 29-21 halftime deficit with a barrage of 3-pointers early in the second half. They turned back the Bluejays (4-4) every time they tried to make a run.

    Kenny Lawson's three-point play pulled the Bluejays to 55-54. Jeter's two free throws made it a three-point game. Lawson and Antoine Young missed 3-pointers before Drake Beranek converted a long pass into a layup just before the buzzer for the final margin.

    Doug McDermott scored 10 points to lead Creighton, which has lost three straight.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CREI
    NEB
    Points 54 59
    FG Made-Attempted 22-60 (.367) 22-59 (.373)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-33 (.182) 9-31 (.290)
    FT Made-Attempted 4-7 (.571) 6-8 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 6

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