Cole scores 19 as No. 22 Creighton routs Washington St.
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — Cole Huff scored 19 points, and No. 22 Creighton put Washington State away early en route to a 103-77 victory Friday in the opening round of the Paradise Jam tournament.
Marcus Foster added 16 points and Justin Patton 10 for the Bluejays (3-0), who went up by double digits less than seven minutes into the first half, and led 60-36 at the break.
Conor Clifford scored 29 points, Ike Iroegbu and Charles Callison had 11 each, and Josh Hawkinson added 10 for the Cougars (2-1), who trailed by as many as 34 points in the second half.
Creighton took its biggest lead midway through the second half, going up 80-46 on Tyler Clement’s layup with 13:30 remaining.
The Cougars would then break the 100-point mark for the first time this season with 1:50 left on Ronnie Harrell Jr.’s jumper.