Creighton 63, Louisiana-Lafayette 58

Kenny Lawson Jr. had 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead Creighton

past Louisiana-Lafayette 63-58 Wednesday night.

Antoine Young added 13 points, Doug McDermott had 12 and Greg

McDermott became the first coach to start his Creighton career 3-0

since 1921.

Randell Daigle hit seven 3s and led the Ragin’ Cajuns (1-2) with

25 points. Josh Brown added 13.

The Bluejays ended the first half on a 9-2 run for a 34-28

advantage and then scored the first five points of the second half.

A 3-pointer by Darryl Ashford put Creighton up 52-39 with 9:22 to

play. Louisiana-Lafayette quickly cut the lead to single digits but

couldn’t get closer than four.

The victory was the Creighton’s 100th – in 118 games – at Qwest

Center Omaha, which opened in 2003.