Creighton 75, Evansville 62

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP)—Isacc Miles scored 15 points on 5-of-10 shooting to lead Creighton to a 75-62 victory over Evansville on Saturday.

Anthony Tolliver added 14 points and four blocks for the Bluejays (9-5, 3-1 Missouri Valley Conference) in their fifth win of the last seven games.

Jason Holsinger had 16 points to lead Evansville (9-7, 2-3) in its third straight loss.

The Aces shot 15-of-26 (58 percent) from the floor in the first half and went on an 18-2 run over the final 5:44 to take a 38-35 halftime lead.

Evansville was held to 6-of-27 (22 percent) shooting in the second half and lost the lead for good when Miles hit a 3-pointer with 12:05 remaining. Creighton hit three 3-pointers in a row during an 18-4 second half run and built its lead to 61-48 with 5:46 remaining.

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 Creighton
N. Funk N. Funk
4-9,  14 Pts
6 Rebs, 5 Assists
 Evansville
B. Strickland B. Strickland
5-8,  15 Pts
8 Rebs, 0 Assists

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