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Creighton returns from break with a lopsided 77-53 win against DePaul

Creighton Bluejays guard Marcus Zegarowski (11) brings the ball up the court with forward...
Creighton Bluejays guard Marcus Zegarowski (11) brings the ball up the court with forward Damien Jefferson (23) and guard Mitch Ballock (24) in the second half at CHI Health Center Omaha. Mandatory Credit: Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports(Steven Branscombe | Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Spor)
Published: Feb. 24, 2021 at 10:07 PM CST
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - 11 days between blowouts at CHI Health Center. Creighton beats DePaul 77-53 with three players scoring a game-high 13 points. The trio is Marcus Zegarowski, Denzel Mahoney and Christian Bishop. This comes a week and a half after the Bluejays dominated what was a 5th ranked Villanova team.

Creighton has now won seven of eight and improves to 17-5 overall, 13-5 in the BIG EAST. The Blue Demons did build an early eight-point lead, Creighton found a groove at that point putting together a 31-10 first half run that led to an 11 point halftime lead. The Jays spread it out even more in the second half. Creighton has won 19 of the last meetings 20 gainst DePaul with most decided by double figures, just like this game.

Only three more regular season games to go, the Jays will next travel to Cincinnati to play Xavier Saturday.

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