Dunn’s Second Half Surge Pushes Providence Past Creighton

By ERIC OLSON

AP Sports Writer

       OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Kris Dunn scored 17 of his 21 points in the second half to lead three Providence scorers in double figures, and the Friars sent Creighton to its seventh straight loss with a 74-65 victory on Saturday night.

        LaDontae Henton added 18 points and Tyler Harris had 13 for the Friars (14-5, 4-2 Big East), who swept the season series with the Bluejays.

        James Milliken scored 22 points for Creighton (9-10, 0-6), which has lost its first six conference games for the first time since it went 0-7 to start Missouri Valley play in 1993-94.

        Rick Kreklow scored 12 points and Devin Brooks had 10 for the Bluejays, who are under .500 for the first time since they were 13-14 on Feb. 16, 2010.

        Providence shot 48 percent, including 6 of 14 beyond the arc, and enjoyed a 35-25 advantage on the boards.

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