Creighton's hot start tops Central Arkansas 104-77
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Rick Kreklow scored 18 points and Isaiah Zierden came off the bench to add 16 as Creighton rolled to a 104-77 win over Central Arkansas on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.
The Blue Jays raced to a 55-34 halftime lead and were never challenged, pushing the lead to 38 midway through the second half.
Creighton had 46 points off the bench and had a 46-22 advantage inside, thanks to a 45-28 rebounding advantage and 24-6 difference in second-chance points. The Blue Jays made 25 of 30 free throws.