Creighton cruises at Evansville

Four Bluejays scored in double figures as the Creighton women’s basketball team picked up an 81-55 win over Evansville Thursday night. Kelsey Woodard led all players with 17 points and freshman Alyssa Kamphaus scored a career-best 12 points in just seven minutes off the bench as the Bluejays shot 70.4 percent from the field in the second half to close out the blowout road win.
Woodard scored 13 of her game-high 17 points in the first half, knocking down 3-of-4 three-pointers in the opening stanza. With her 17 points, she moved into 15th place in school history with 1,252 career points. She also tied career-highs with seven assists and three steals.
Kamphaus, who did not play in the first half, scored 12 points in just seven second-half minutes. She made all five of her field goal attempts, including her first career three-pointer. She also added a rebound, a steal and an assist.  Sam Schuett and Carli Tritz each finished with 10 points, as Schuett led all players with seven rebounds and Tritz paced the way with four steals. Schuett now has 750 career rebounds, moving her into fifth place in school history.
Creighton finished 56.9 percent from the field, including 9-of-17 (.529) from three-point range. CU was 19-of-27 (.704) from the floor after halftime. The Jays out-rebounded UE 31-25 and out-scored the Aces 44-24 in the paint.