McDermott also grabbed four rebounds and dished off three assists for the Bluejays (17-1, 6-0 MVC).
Also reaching double figures for Creighton were Austin Chatman (12 points) and Grant Gibbs (11, seven assists).
The Panthers (9-9, 2-4) were paced by Anthony James with 25 points.
Jake Koch helped out with 19 in the loss.
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