Casey Harriman scored 10 points in the final 7:21 to lead Creighton to a 65-59 win over Missouri State on Tuesday night at JQH Arena. The Bluejays trailed by 13 early in the second half before quieting the home crowd with a strong stretch of defensive stops and offensive scores as the Jays put up 42 points from that point on.
Creighton, which won its ninth straight games, improved to 24-6 and 13-4 in the MVC. Missouri State dropped to 11-18 and 3-14 MVC while losing its first Senior Day in 20 years.
Harriman was key off the bench, his three pointer with 6:57 to play put Creighton up 48-47. On the Bluejays’ next possession, Harriman answered the bell again with another trey to extend the CU advantage to 51-47.
Harriman finished with 10 points, P’Allen Stinnet and Cavel Witter each led with 11.