Originally written on Fox Sports Midwest  |  Last updated 3/4/12
ST. LOUIS Creighton guard Grant Gibbs sat on the bench during two NCAA tournament games as a freshman at Gonzaga in 2010. His career day ensured he'll do plenty more than watch this year. The Gonzaga transfer had a career-best 20 points including five big points in overtime to lead the Blue Jays to a 83-79 overtime win over upset-minded Illinois State Sunday in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament finals. Creighton, which likely still would have been an at-large selection to the tournament had they lost, cemented their status anyway by winning and earning the automatic bid. "It's been unbelievable, honestly," Gibbs said. "I couldn't have asked for anything more with this experience, but we're not done yet, there's no doubt about that. "I was going to keep shooting if they were going to leave me open and knocking that one down got my confidence and got me rolling a little bit." Gibbs hit a couple huge shots down the stretch including a three-pointer with 1:29 left that pu...
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