Posted December 30, 2012 on AP on Fox
Colt Ryan had another big game against Creighton, and Troy Taylor posted his first triple-double. Yet for the 14th straight time, Evansville left with a loss after visiting the Bluejays. Doug McDermott scored 14 of his 29 points in a 6 1/2-minute stretch of the second half to help the No. 16 Bluejays pull away for an 87-70 victory on Saturday night. Ryan, who scored an arena-record 43 points last season in Omaha, overcame a slow start to match his season high with 25 points for the Purple Aces (7-6) in the Missouri Valley Conference opener. ''He had a hard time getting good looks at the basket,'' Evansville coach Marty Simmons said. ''That's a credit to Creighton. I thought he stayed with it and kept working and working and working and ended up making a pretty good offensive night for himself.'' Taylor, the Aces' senior point guard, had 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. ''Taylor, that's the kind of kid he is,'' S...
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