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.