Creighton hoops wins in front of record crowd

The Creighton men’s basketball team won it’s only exhibition game of the season, 78-65, over Central Missouri on Sunday in front of a record home crowd of 15,04.
Kenny Lawson Jr. had 16 points to lead four Jays in double-figures. Booker Woodfox (15 points), Kenton Walker (14 points) and P’Allen Stinnett (10 points) scored in double-figures. Creighton shot 45.9 percent for the game, hit 3-of-10 shots from three-point range (30 percent) and made 19-of-27 at the line (70.4 percent). CU won the rebound battle, 39-38, paced by eight off the bench from Walker.
Central Missouri was paced by 15 points from De’Andre Byrd. The Mules made just one of their first 21 three-pointers before Josiah Miller’s trey in the final seconds. UCM shot 23-of-62 (37.1 percent) from the field and 17-of-22 (77.3 percent) from the line.
Listen to post game comments from head coach Dana Altman.  Coach talks about the new three point line, how exhibition games are normally blows outs, and the play of his freshman.