Found February 08, 2013 on Fox Sports Kansas City:
(AP) -- Creighton and Illinois State were picked as the Missouri Valley Conference's top teams prior to the season, expectations that only one lived up to through the first half of the league slate. While the Redbirds have recovered from their ugly start, though, the 16th-ranked Bluejays have begun to stumble. Creighton tries to bounce back from an eye-opening loss as it returns home Saturday night looking for a seventh straight win over the Redbirds, who hope to stay hot after a stirring come-from-behind victory. The Bluejays (20-4, 9-3) were looking every bit like the top team in the MVC during their 17-1 start, winning their first six conference games by an average of 16.7 points. They've stumbled since, and their latest loss was the most alarming. Doug McDermott was held to eight points - one-third of an average that was second in the nation - and Creighton trailed by as many as 26 in a 76-57 loss at Indiana State on Wednesday. The Bluejays posted their lowest offen...
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Creighton and Illinois State were picked as the Missouri Valley Conference's top teams prior to the season, expectations that only one lived up to through the first half of the league slate. While the Redbirds have recovered from their ugly start, though, the 16th-ranked Bluejays have begun to stumble. Creighton tries to bounce back from an eye-opening loss as it returns home...
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