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Indiana runs past North Carolina Central 81-58

Dec 20, 2009 - 3:59 AM BLOOMINGTON, Ind.(AP) -- Maurice Creek had 29 points to lead the Indiana Hoosiers in an 81-58 victory over North Carolina Central on Saturday night.

Creek, a 6-foot-5 guard, finished 12 of 17 from the field, including five 3-pointers, and grabbed seven rebounds. He entered the game as the Big Ten's top freshman scorer at 17.3 points per game. He scored a career high 31 in a loss to No. 3 Kentucky on Dec. 12.

Christian Watford had 11 points and Tom Pritchard scored eight for the Hoosiers (5-5), who moved within a game of their win total from last season. Indiana has two games left before its Big Ten Conference opener against Michigan Dec. 31.

C.J. Wilkerson led the Eagles (2-9) with 22 points.






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    NC Central 58, Indiana 81  FinalDec 20 6:03 PM


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    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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    NORTH CAROLINA CENTR 33 25 58
    INDIANA 36 45 81 FINAL

    HIGH SCORERS: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL - C.J. WILKERSON 22, DWAYNE SIMS 11,
    NICK CHASTEN 6
    INDIANA - MAURICE CREEK 29, CHRISTIAN WATFORD 11,
    TOM PRITCHARD 8

    Dec 19 10:32 PM
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    NC Central 47, Indiana 73  2nd - 8:05Dec 19 10:09 PM


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    HALFTIME 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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    NORTH CAROLINA CENTR 33 33
    INDIANA 36 36 HALFTIME
    HIGH SCORERS AT HALFTIME
    NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL - C.J. WILKERSON 12, DWAYNE SIMS 8,
    MICHAEL GLASKER 5
    INDIANA - CHRISTIAN WATFORD 11, MAURICE CREEK 9,
    DEREK ELSTON 5

    Dec 19 9:23 PM