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Defense helps get Creighton back in win column against Marquette

Published: Feb. 6, 2021 at 6:49 PM CST
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MILWAUKEE, Wisc. (WOWT) - Creighton is walking away from Milwaukee with a three-point win over Marquette on Saturday after a fantastic defensive possession kept the Golden Eagles from getting a clean look from three in an attempt to tie it.

The final score was 71-68.

Shereef Mitchell, who checked in for the possession, was especially good. He got his hand on the ball and applied serious pressure.

The win moves Creighton to 14-5 overall.

Three Bluejays scored in double figures: Christian Bishop scored 14, and Damien Jefferson and Marcus Zegarowski both had 13.

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