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Creighton breezes to 91-54 victory over Midland College

December 29, 2019 GMT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Marcus Zegarowski and Ty-Shon Alexander combined to make 14 of 19 shots from the floor, scoring 19 points apiece, and Creighton steamrolled NAIA-member Midland College 91-54 on Saturday.

Zegarowski knocked down 7 of his 10 shots and added six assists, while Alexander nailed 7 of 9 shots for the Bluejays (11-2). Damien Jefferson had 13 points and 11 rebounds for his first career double-double. Christian Bishop added 13 points and seven boards. Reserves Jalen Windham and Denzel Mahoney scored 14 and 10, respectively, with Mahoney snagging eight rebounds.

Samuel Mailloux had 12 points and blocked four shots to pace the Warriors. Emanuel Bryson had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds, while reserve Hunter Mengel scored 10 on 5-of-6 shooting.

Creighton shot 52% from the floor and held Midland to 33% shooting. The Bluejays sank 9 of 26 from 3-point range (35%) but made just 12 of 23 free throws (52%).

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