McDermott, Gibbs lead Creighton past N'Western

Doug McDermott scored 27 points on 10-of-14 79 win over Northwestern.

Grant Gibbs ran the offense beautifully for Creighton (10-1), continually setting up his teammates for open three-point looks. Gibbs had 12 assists and the Blue Jays connected on 12-of-21 shots from beyond the arc.

Antoine Young finished with 13 points and seven assists for the Blue Jays, who recorded their third win this season against a Big Ten team. Their other victories came against Nebraska and Iowa.

Drew Crawford netted a game-high 34 points on 13-of-17 shooting for Northwestern (10-2), which had its three-game winning streak snapped.