Bluejays blow lead in loss to Redbirds

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Posted: Sunday, February 10, 2013 12:00 am

NORMAL, Ill. — Creighton squandered a 10-point second-half lead Sunday in dropping a 66-60 decision to Illinois State that left the Bluejays with their first two-game skid of the season.

The Bluejays led 49-41 with 11:36 to play but the Redbirds went on a 21-3 run that featured streaks of 10 and 11 straight points. Jamie Russell scored six of her game-high 22 points in the initial run that erased Creighton’s lead.

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