OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Ty-Shon Alexander scored a career-high 20 points and Creighton closed on a 24-6 run to rally past East Tennessee State 75-69 on Sunday.
Alexander made a long 3-pointer with the shot clock winding down for a 69-65 lead. ETSU turned it over with 40.5 seconds left and elected not to foul, down 71-67, and Martin Krampelj had a baseline dunk at the end of the shot clock to seal it.
ETSU guards Tray Boyd and Patrick Good took over midway through the fourth quarter, scoring 18 of the Buccaneers' 22 points for a 63-51 lead. Boyd made it 65-58 with 4:48 left but ETSU went scoreless for three-plus minutes.