The Creighton men’s basketball team closed non-conference play on Thursday, Dec. 27, with an 89-53 victory over visiting UMKC.
The Bluejays improved to 9-4 with the win heading into their sixth BIG EAST season on Dec. 31 at Providence. UMKC fell to 5-10.
Ty-Shon Alexander had a game-high 19 points to lead the way for Creighton, while junior Davion Mintz (13) and Martin Krampelj (11) also scored in double-figures. The Bluejays shot 61.8 percent from the field overall and made 50 percent of their 20 shots from three-point range while also shooting 78.6 percent from the line.