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No. 14 Creighton soars past Longwood

12:18 AM, Nov 21, 2012   |    comments
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Omaha, NE (Sports Network) - Doug McDermott and Gregory Echenique scored 17 points apiece, as the 14th-ranked Creighton Bluejays routed the Longwood Lancers, 105-57, in a regional game of the Las Vegas Invitational.

Ethan Wragge and Will Artino each contributed 13 points for Creighton (4-0), which will continue this event Friday in Las Vegas against Wisconsin.

"We accomplished what we wanted to accomplish with this four-game homestand," Bluejays head coach Greg McDermott said.

The Bluejays led by as many as 50 while shooting 64.8 percent from the field. They also totaled 27 assists and committed only 11 turnovers.

Jeylani Dublin paced Longwood (0-4) with game-highs of 19 points and eight rebounds. Tristan Carey was the only other visiting player to score more than five, finishing with 14.

Game Notes

Creighton recorded its 41st straight home victory over an unranked non- conference foe ... The Bluejays faced Longwood for the first time.

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