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McDermott leads Creighton past Wichita State 91-79
CREIGHTON 91, WICHITA ST 80
By ERIC OLSON
AP Sports Writer
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Doug McDermott scored 41 points in what might
have been his last home game for Creighton, and the Bluejays
shot 70 percent while winning the Missouri Valley Conference
regular-season championship with a 91-79 victory over Wichita
State on Saturday.
Fans in the sellout crowd of 18,613 chanted "One more year! One
more year!" after McDermott completed a three-point play late in
the game and gave him a standing ovation as he went to the bench
with 29 seconds left.
Ethan Wragge made back-to-back 3s to start an 11-2 spurt that
broke open a three-point game and made it 66-54.
McDermott, a junior who is projected to be a late first-round
pick if he declares for the NBA draft, made his first eight
shots from the field.
Austin Chatman and Grant Gibbs added 12 points apiece for
Creighton (24-7, 13-5).
Demetric Williams had 18 points to lead the Shockers (24-7,
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