Led by 15 points from junior McKenzie Fujan, the Creighton women’s basketball team downed Missouri State 73-53 on Monday. The win lifted the Jays to 13-4 on the season and 5-1 in Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) play. Missouri State, meanwhile, fell to 9-8 overall and 1-4 in MVC action.
The Bluejays never trailed as Creighton opened the game on a 13-6 run, keyed by three-pointers from Fujan, senior Ally Jensen and junior Sarah Nelson. The Jays went on to hit 12 of their first 18 shots as Creighton pushed its lead to 31-15 with 8:51 remaining in the first half. Fujan’s 15 points led all, while Creighton finished 13-of-32 from beyond the arc. It was the third time in six MVC games that the Jays knocked down at least 10 three-point field goals. Overall Creighton has hit 10 treys or more in seven games this season.
Creighton returns to the court on Friday, Jan. 25 as the Bluejays host Northern Iowa at 7 p.m. in D.J. Sokol Arena.