Iowa 59 at Creighton 82

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Creighton pounds Iowa 82-59
By LUKE MEREDITH, AP Sports Writer Sunday, Nov 20, 2011

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP)—Iowa native Doug McDermott scored 25 points in his return to Des Moines and Creighton rolled past Iowa 82-59 on Sunday.

Gregory Echenique added 15 points and nine rebounds for the Bluejays, who are 4-0 for the first time in four years.

Creighton quickly turned what was expected to be a close game into a rout. The Bluejays pushed a 16-point lead to 68-39 midway through the second half and outrebounded the Hawkeyes 43-27.

McDermott, playing on the floor where he won a pair of state titles for Ames High, was 10-of-15 shooting from the field.

Freshman Josh Oglesby had 14 points and Matt Gatens added 13 for Iowa (3-1).

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5-8,  14 Pts
1 Rebs, 2 Assists
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10-15,  25 Pts
9 Rebs, 1 Assists

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