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Wisconsin's Jared Berggren reaches in as Creighton's Gregory Echenique grabs a rebound

McDermott leads No. 14 Creighton over Wisconsin

LAS VEGAS — Doug McDermott had 30 points and eight rebounds to lead No. 14 Creighton past Wisconsin 84-74 Friday night for a spot in the Las Vegas Invitational final.

Creighton (5-0) will play Arizona State in the championship game Saturday. The Sun Devils beat Arkansas 83-68.

Ethan Wragge had 17 points, including a 3-pointer that put Creighton up for good, 61-60 with 7:40 left at the Orleans Arena.

Austin Chapman added a career high 14 points for Creighton, which shot 62 percent from the field in the second half and 88 percent from the free throw line for the game.

Jared Berggren led the Badgers (3-2) with a career-high 27 points and seven rebounds. Ryan Evans had 15 points and eight rebounds, while George Marshall added 13 points.

Wisconsin will play Arkansas in the third-place game.

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