Creighton Tops Marquette

Doug McDermott led all scorers with 19, while Jahenns Manigat added 16.

Creighton celebrated the New Year and its entrance into the BIG EAST Conference with a 67-49 win over visiting Marquette on Tuesday night in Omaha.

The win came in front of an energized sell-out crowd at CenturyLink Center Omaha.

Doug McDermott led the Jays with 19 points points on 7 of 15 shooting, while Jahenns Manigat added 16 points, six rebounds and as many assists. The Jays relied heavily on contributions in the conference opener.

Jamil Wilson and Chris Otule led Buzz Williams' squad with 10 points apiece.

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