OMAHA, NEB. —
PIaying without injured leading scorer Anna Munn, Indiana State’s women were no match for first-place Creighton in MIssouri Valley Conference basketball Sunday, losing 69-50.
The host Bluejays hit 10 3-pointers while improving to 4-0 in conference play and 12-3 overall. ISU is now 10-5 and 2-2.
Creighton had a 15-4 run in the middle of the first half to take a 22-10 lead and maintained the 12-point spread at halftime at 32-20. The Bluejays then opened the second half with a 13-2 run for a 45-22 lead and had their biggest advantage at 55-25 with 12 minutes left.
Munn was held out after injuring her knee during the second half of ISU’s win at Drake on Friday. She will be evaluated this week.
Natasha Zurek started in Munn’s place and led the Sycamores with four assists, while freshmen Marina Laramie and Kasey Johnson led ISU in scoring with 11 and 10 points respectively. Travecia Franklin had a game-high 11 rebounds.
Creighton’s two top scorers were Jordan Garrison and Marissa Janning, who came off the bench for 14 and 13 points and who split six 3-pointers between them.