Creighton 74, N. Arizona 70

Wayne Runnels had 17 points and 10 rebounds and Kenny Lawson Jr.

added 10 points, including the game’s final four, as Creighton

edged Northern Arizona 74-70 Sunday.

Lawson’s dunk with 18 seconds remaining put the Bluejays (2-0)

up 72-70, and after a missed 3 by the Lumberjacks, Lawson added two

free throws with 5 to go.

Gabe Rogers led Northern Arizona (0-2) with 18 points, Eric

Platt had 13 and Cameron Jones 12.

Creighton led 34-25 at halftime and pushed its advantage to 15

early in the second half before the Lumberjacks stormed back to

take a 46-45 lead with 11:13 to play. The lead changed hands three

times after that and neither team led by more than five the rest of

the way.

Kaleb Korver finished with 12 points for the Bluejays, Antoine

Young had 11 and Doug McDermott 10.

This was the first meeting between the schools since 1959.