Evansville evidently didn't study their scouting reports on Creighton sharpshooter Kyle Korver as they allowed him plenty of open looks at the basket.
Korver made 9 of 14 shots from 3-point range and 10 of 16 overall as the Bluejays torched Evansville. Korver played just 22 minutes but rang up 31 points. His nine 3-pointers set a school record.
That was one point short of his career high that he established earlier in the season in a 75-73 loss at Xavier. Korver played 37 minutes in that game.
Against Evansville, Korver fueled a decisive 16-3 run after the Aces had closed to within 62-50 in the second half, making his eighth 3-pointer and a basket during that spurt. His ninth 3-point basket came with 6:24 to play, and he went to the bench for good at the 5:41 mark.
Creighton eventually won the game 93-56.
"A couple of his baskets were so deep it probably shocked them," Creighton coach Dana Altman said. "He was just feeling it tonight."
Photos: Kyle Korver through the years
Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, left, and Kyle Korver share a laugh on the bench.
Creighton's Kyle Korver is carried around the court after the Jays won the 2003 Missouri Valley tournament.
Former Creighton basketball player, Kyle Korver, of the Atlanta Hawks, waves to the crowd after playing a NBA exhibition game against the Chicago Bulls at the CenturyLink Center.
Former Creighton basketball players, Doug McDermott, left, of the Chicago Bulls and Kyle Korver, right, of the Atlanta Hawks, look on during free throws in the NBA exhibition game at CenturyLink Center.
Former Creighton player Kyle Korver "raises the roof" with Mary Ann Filippi during Bluejay Madness in 2011. Both were judges for the slam-dunk contest.
Creighton's Kyle Korver leaves the arena after beating Indiana State during the 2003 Missouri Valley tournament.
Kyle Korver paints a home in Omaha during 2012. The Abide Network partnered with Korver, who at that time played for the Atlanta Hawks, members of the Creighton University men's basketball team and the Bridge Church to paint the house.
The Chicago Bulls' Kyle Korver throws the first pitch before a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs in 2010.
The Philadelphia 76ers' Kyle Korver calls to an official for the ball during the second half of an NBA game against the Miami Heat in 2006.
Kyle Korver showing off his shooting in a time-lapse photo in The World-Herald photo studio.
Creighton's Kyle Korver celebrates after the 2003 Missouri Valley conference championship game.
Creighton's Kyle Korver tries to drive past Illinois' Cory Bradford and Robert Archibald, right, during a second-round NCAA regional game in 2002.
Creighton's Kyle Korver loses the ball after stealing it under the Central Michigan basket in 2003. The Jays would go on to lose 79-73.
Creighton's Kyle Korver, left, tries to get by Illinois' Cory Bradford in the second round of the NCAA tournament in 2002. The Jays would fall 72-60.
In 2003, CMU's J.R. Wallace, left, and Tony Bowne, on the floor, chase a loose ball with Creighton's Kyle Korver, No. 25, and Tyler McKinney, No. 24.