EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- Doug McDermott scored 21 points, passing 2,000 for his career, to lead Creighton to a 71-68 victory over Evansville on Saturday.
McDermott, a junior, reached the mark in his 101st game. He has 2,001 career points. He also had 10 rebounds as the Bluejays (21-6, 10-5 Missouri Valley) rallied from a 16-point deficit to end a three-game losing streak.
Evansville (14-13, 7-8) led 31-15 in the first half before Creighton came back to cut the lead to 36-31 at the break.
Austin Chatman had 12 points for the Bluejays, whose losing streak knocked them out of The Associated Press Top 25 and the MVC lead.