>> Big East Conference Tournament - Creighton Downs DePaul 84-62 - Match Report
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Creighton cruised to victory on Thursday, running DePaul out of the gym and running up an 84-62 score at Madison Square Garden.
Bettors who backed Creighton were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 16.5 at sportsbooks.
Creighton got 35 points from Doug McDermott and another 14 points from Jahenns Manigat. Austin Chatman contributed 9 assists, while Ethan Wragge cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
DePaul got 22 points from Brandon Young in a losing cause and another 13 points from Jamee Crockett. Brandon Young contributed 2 assists for them, while Brandon Young had 8 rebounds.
Creighton led at halftime, 49-29.
The rebound battle favored Creighton as they grabbed 33 boards, while DePaul only had 26.