Dec. 20, 2013
DePaul and Creighton kicked things off in Las Vegas, Nev., on Thursday, collecting a pair of wins at the UNLV-hosted Duel in the Desert. Five players scored in double figures for the Blue Demons in their 14-point defeat over Pittsburgh, including Megan Podkowa who stuffed the stat sheet with 13 points, 10 rebounds, three steals and two assists.
Creighton's Sarah Nelson was the night's high scorer, tallying 25 points on 8-of-11 shooting, including a 9-of-12 clip from the free-throw line. The Bluejays snapped their three-game losing streak by totaling a season-high 70 points, shooting nearly 45 percent from the floor and limiting the Beavers to under 35 percent. Marissa Janning, who is tied for the conference lead with five 20-point games this season, scored 22 points and chipped in four assists.
Friday, Dec. 20
Georgetown (6-3) vs. Michigan State (6-4), 3:30 p.m.!
DePaul vs. Washington (4-3), 5:30 p.m.^
Denver (1-9) at Marquette (8-2), 8 p.m.
Creighton vs. Clemson (6-3), 10:30 p.m.^
^Dual In The Desert - Las Vegas, Nev.
!Puerto Rico Classic - San Juan, Puerto Rico