Bluejays overcome slow start to beat UNO in ex. hoops

Kenny Lawson Jr. scored 20 points and Antoine Young had nine points and nine assists as Creighton overcame an early 10 point deficit to win 93-77 over Nebraska-Omaha on Sunday. UNO led most of the first half thanks to Nebraska-Kearney transfer Jeff Martin. Martin hit his first five three-point attempts as UNO built a 33-23 lead in the opening 13 minutes of the first half. From that point on though, the Bluejays took over with a 13-0 run that saw CU take a 52-44 halftime lead.
In the second half, The Mavs would went on a 7-0 run to close the game to 77-69 with eight minutes to play, but another CU run of 9-0 put the game out reach.
Lawson was 8 of 11 from the floor with seven rebounds. Wayne Runnels and P’Allen Stinnet scored 12 points each. Martin led the Mavs with 22 points on 7 of 9 shooting. Andrew Bridger had 16 points, five assists and four rebounds.