01/22 22:33 CST Ballock leads Creighton past DePaul 83-68
Ballock leads Creighton past DePaul 83-68
CHICAGO (AP) --- Mitch Ballock hit five 3-pointers to reach 200 for his career
and scored 19 points to lead a balanced attack in Creighton's 83-68 win over
DePaul on Wednesday night.
With his shot from the right corner with 4 1/2 minutes to play, Ballock joined
Kyle Korver and Ethan Wragge as Bluejays to reach that milestone as juniors.
Creighton pulled away in the second half when the Bluejays made 5 of 11
3-pointers and shot 56.6% overall. They were 5 of 14 from distance in the first
half when they led just 37-34.
Denzel Mahoney and Damien Jefferson added 14 points apiece for the Bluejays
(15-5, 4-3 Big East Conference), Ty-Shon Alexander scored 12 and Christian
Bishop 11. Marcus Zegarowski grabbed 10 rebounds to go with nine points.
Paul Reed had his 13th double-double of the season with 22 points and 12
rebounds plus three blocks for the Blue Demons (13-6, 1-5). Charlie Moore added
13 points and seven assists and Jalen Coleman-Lands had 11 points.
DePaul was just 3 of 16 behind the arc, 1 of 7 in the second half when the Blue
Demons shot 41%.
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