Blue Jays shoot down Golden Eagles, 85-70

MILWAUKEE -- In the team's first year, Creighton appears to be the new "Beast of the Big East".
Doug McDermott scored 17 of his 25 points in the 2nd half as the 11th ranked Blue Jays flew over the Marquette Golden Eagles 85-70 Wednesday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.

Creighton (22-4, 12-2 Big East) made twelve 3 pointers, and shot 62 percent.
MU missed 16 foul shots and saw their NCAA Tournament hopes all but dashed, pending a deep run through the Big East Tournament.

Jamil Wilson led coach Buzz Williams team (15-11 7-6 Big East) with 10 points.