DES MOINES — Creighton shot just 29.4% from the field as Drake handed the Bluejays a 63-53 loss Saturday night.

Creighton did score 11 unanswered points to open the second quarter, taking a 25-20 lead. Sophomore Chloe Dworak hit back-to-back 3-pointers to start that run.

But the Jays went cold after that, and Drake took the lead for good by scoring the last eight points of the first half and seven of the first nine points in the third quarter.

Creighton pulled within 37-36 with 3:50 left in the third quarter on a Carly Bachelor basket, but Drake regained an eight-point lead by the end of the quarter and maintained a double-digit advantage most of the fourth.

Olivia Elger led Creighton with 15 points, while Payton Brotzki and Dworak were next with nine each. Senior Jaylyn Agnew had nine rebounds, five assists and three steals in 39 minutes, but was held to three points as she went 1 of 12 from the field.

Sara Rhine led Drake (3-1) with 16 points, while Becca Hittner added 15 and 11 rebounds.

Creighton (2-1) returns home to face North Dakota State at 6 p.m. Monday.

Creighton (2-1)....14 11 14 14—53

At Drake (3-1)......20    8 19 16—63

CU: Agnew 1-12 0-0 3, Griglione 1-4 0-0 2, Rembao 0-5 0-0 0, Carda 2-9 2-2 7, Elger 5-11 0-0 15, Pryor 0-1 0-0 0, Bachelor 2-5 0-3 4, Dworak 3-5 0-0 9, Brotzki 4-11 0-0 9, Parham 2-5 0-0 4. Totals: 20-68 2-5 53.

DU: Rose 6-7 2-3 15, Rhine 6-9 4-5 16, Monahan 2-4 0-0 5, Hittner 5-15 5-6 15, Collier 0-5 0-0 0, Wooldridge 0-5 0-0 0, Fuller 0-0 0-0 0, Negaard 2-3 0-0 6, Burich 2-5 0-0 4, Gueldner 0-0 0-0 0, Bair 1-2 0-0 2. Totals: 24-54 11-14 63.

3-point field goals: CU 11-36 (Agnew 1-7, Rembao 0-1, Carda 1-8, Elger 5-10, Pryor 0-1, Dworak 3-4, Brotzki 1-5), DU 4-16 (Rose 1-2, Rhine 0-1, Monahan 1-3, Hittner 0-2, Collier 0-1, Wooldridge 0-3, Negaard 2-3, Burich 0-1).

Rebounds: CU 39 (Agnew 9), DU 44 (Hittner 11). Assists: CU 15 (Agnew 5), DU 20 (Rose 6).

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