Doug McDermott scored a game high 23 points in the Creighton Bluejays 65-53 win over Drake at the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament in St. Louis. Will Artino came off the bench and scored 14 points in 14 minutes as the Jays shot 47% from the field.
Greg Echenique pulled down a double-double of 11 points and 11 rebounds. Drake kept the game under double digits until the six minute mark of the second half, but could never pull closer than three in the final 20 minutes.
Creighton moves onto the semifinals to face the winner of Evansville and Indiana State.