Booth leads come­back in Vil­lanova’s win over Creighton

The Times Herald (Norristown, PA) - - SPORTS - By Eric Ol­son

OMAHA, NEB. >> Phil Booth scored 19 of his 28 points after half­time to ig­nite Vil­lanova’s surge as the Wild­cats came from be­hind again to beat Creighton 90-78 on Sun­day.

Booth made all four of his 3-point­ers in the sec­ond half and scored eight straight points early in a 26-6 spurt that turned Vil­lanova’s 47-38 deficit into a 6453 lead with 9 ½ min­utes left. The Blue­jays had two scor­ing droughts of more than 4 min­utes as Vil­lanova (13-4, 4-0 Big East) pulled away.

For the Blue­jays (10-7, 1-3), the loss came after they twice led by nine and fol­lowed their crush­ing over­time home loss to No. 21 Mar

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