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No. 14 Creighton tops Arizona State 87-73

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No. 14 Creighton tops Arizona State 87-73

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Creighton's Avery Dingman (22) and Arizona State's Jonathan Gilling (31) vie for a rebound during the …

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Doug McDermott scored 29 points with nine rebounds to lead No. 14 Creighton over Arizona State 87-73 to win the Las Vegas Invitational on Saturday night.

McDermott, the tournament's MVP, was 10 of 19 from the field for the Bluejays (6-0).

Ethan Wragge added 13 points, hitting three 3-pointers for Creighton.

Freshman Jahii Carson led Arizona State (4-1) with a season-high 30 points. He also had seven assists and four steals. He was 10 of 11 from the free-throw line.

Carrick Felix finished with 17 points and five rebounds for Arizona State.

After trailing 45-36 at halftime, the Sun Devils cut it to 59-53 on Carson's three-point play with 12:21 to play. The Bluejays answered with the next eight points as the Sun Devils never came closer than six the rest of the game.

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