No. 25 Creighton holds off determined Drake

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March 2nd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Doug McDermott scored 26 points and Antoine Young added 16 points to lift No. 25 Creighton to a 68-61 victory Friday night over Drake in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. Creighton (26-5) advances to play the winner of the Evansville-Missouri State game on Saturday. Rayvonte Rice led Drake (17-15) with 15 points. Kurt Alexander added 14 and Jordan Clarke and Ben Simons each added 11 points. Creighton won all three matchups this season with the Bulldogs.