Sunday, February 28, 2016

Creighton 100 St. John's 59

Feb 28, 2016 - Omaha, NE -  St. John's walked in to the CenturyLink Center not expecting to see their head coach and former USA Olympic basketball Dream Team member Chris Mullin get ejected early in the 2nd half and get handed one of their worst defeats of the season, 100-59.

St. John's did not expect Creighton's only two seniors Geoffery Groselle and James Milliken to combine for 41 total points in their last home game as a Bluejay.  Groselle ended the game with a double double 22 points and 11 rebounds and Milliken tallied 19 points respectively.  Creighton improved to 18-11 and 9-7 in Big East while St. John's fell to 8-22 for the season and 1-16 in Big East play.

Creighton ends the season with a two game road trip to Providence and Xavier before Big East tournament action at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Creighton stuns #5 Xavier Musketeers

Feb 09, 2016 - Omaha, NE - On a cold winter Tuesday night at the CenturyLink Center 17,011 fans watched as the unranked and underdog Creighton Bluejays handed the #5 ranked Xavier Musketeers from Cincinnati a 70-56 loss and their third in Big East Conference action.

Creighton's Maurice Watson Jr. lead all scorers with a season high 32 points.  Watson was 11-21 from the field and 9-10 from the charity stripe.  Teammate Cole Huff finished with 11 points.  Xavier had three players in double scoring figures: Jalen Reynolds 17 points, James Farr 14 points and Edmond Sumner 10 points respectively.  Reynolds had a game high nine rebounds.

Creighton travels to Milwaukee, WI. for a Saturday match up against the Marquette Warriors at 7 pm.