#17 Creighton Falls to Evansville, 65-57

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Colt Ryan's 17-footer with 3:08 to play broke a 56-56 tie, and Evansville pulled away for a 65-57 upset of No. 17 Creighton on Tuesday night.

The nation's best shooting team was out of sync all night and wound up losing a second straight game for the first time this season. Creighton (21-4, 11-3 Missouri Valley Conference) was led by Doug McDermott with 21 points.

Kenny Harris scored 15 points to lead Evansville (12-12, 7-7), which ended a six-game losing streak against the Bluejays. The Aces limited Creighton to 40.4 percent shooting from the field, including 4 of 22 on 3-pointers, and didn't trail until early in the second half.

Evansville was behind 48-41with 12:56 to go but went on a 9-2 run to tie and took the lead for good on Ryan's jumper.

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