No. 8 Creighton Uses 2nd-Half Surge, Puts Away Huskers 98-74

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Marcus Zegarowski scored 22 points, Denzel Mahoney had 20 and No. 8 Creighton used a big run in the second half to pull away and beat Nebraska 98-74.

The Bluejays weren’t sharp early but went on a powerful dunk- and 3-pointer-filled 30-7 surge after halftime to bounce back from their one-point loss at No. 5 Kansas on Tuesday.

Creighton has won eight of nine against the Cornhuskers and lead the series 28-26.

Teddy Allen led Nebraska with 26 points, Trey McGowens had 15 and Dalano Banton added 12.