Scores

Final

Creighton 54

(20-6, 9-5 MVC)

Northern Iowa 61

(15-11, 8-6 MVC)

    8:00 PM ET, February 13, 2013

    McLeod Center, Cedar Falls, Iowa

    1 2 T
    CREI 25 2954
    UNI 32 2961

    Top Performers

    Creighton: D. McDermott 15 Pts, 12 Reb, 2 Ast

    Northern Iowa: J. Koch 14 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 3 Blk

    N. Iowa 61, Creighton 54

    Associated Press

    CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Jake Koch had 14 points and 10 rebounds and three blocks to lead Northern Iowa to a 61-54 victory against suddenly-skidding Creighton on Wednesday night.

    Seth Tuttle and Deon Mitchell added 12 points each for the Panthers (15-11, 8-6 Missouri Valley).

    Doug McDermott had 15 points and 12 rebounds for Creighton (20-6, 9-5), which dropped its third straight. At the start of last week, the Bluejays were ranked No. 16 but tumbled out of the Top 25 after losses to Indiana State and Illinois State.

    Once in the driver's seat for the MVC regular-season title, Creighton has fallen into a second-place tie with Indiana State. Both schools are a game behind Wichita State, which has won two in a row after a three-game losing streak.

    Matt Bohannon's 3-pointer with 3:16 remaining gave Northern Iowa the lead for good, 52-49. After that, the Bluejays shot 1 for 5 from the floor -- McDermott's dunk at the buzzer was the only successful attempt -- and went 3 for 8 from the line.

    Creighton made 5 of 14 (35.7 percent) free-throw attempts for the game.

    Grant Gibbs had 14 points for the Bluejays.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CREI
    UNI
    Points 54 61
    FG Made-Attempted 21-48 (.438) 21-56 (.375)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-23 (.304) 4-15 (.267)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-14 (.357) 15-19 (.789)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 10

    2012-13 Season

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