And while this offseason does mark the end of an era — Creighton's working to replace five starters and two assistant coaches — the rebuild shouldn't detract from the accomplishments of a veteran nucleus that surely will be remembered within CU circles for a long time.
It's pretty evident that CU's due for a dropoff next season. But how significant will that dip be? And how quickly can Creighton return to the level it maintained from 2019-2021.
Creighton volleyball's advantage this NCAA tournament won't be that they aren't traveling. It will be the Jays' ability to bring their own energy.
Creighton pitcher Jonah Smith struck out three in a row and then his teammates added a run in the bottom of the eighth for a run-rule victory over Villanova.
Creighton was unable to hold a late lead in the second half, losing to Butler in the final regular season match.
Creighton used a dominant start by ace Dylan Tebrake and a balanced offensive attack to cruise to a win over Villanova in its Big East opener.
The Jays have already clinched a spot in next week's four-team conference tournament. But they'd like to maintain their momentum heading into the postseason.
Creighton assistant Paul Lusk intends to leave CU's program to take a similar position at Purdue, where he'll return to reunite with one of his coaching mentors.
The Big East baseball season begins Friday and it's shaping up to be Creighton's most challenging league schedule since it joined the conference.
Creighton suffered a loss in its regular-season finale at Butler on Thursday, snapping its four-match winning streak in heartbreaking fashion.
Denzel Mahoney had the option to play another year for Creighton, but he'll instead focus on starting his pro career. He's the second CU starter to confirm they won't be back in 2021-22.
Creighton will have to build a scouting report from scratch as it prepares for a brand new opponent in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The Jays have never faced Morehead State.
The Jays dropped the first set against Marquette, but won the next three to claim the 2021 Big East tournament championship Saturday at Sokol Arena.
Three Creighton players were named to the coaches' All-Big East team ahead of the conference tournament, which begins Friday in Omaha.
Creighton's season ended Sunday with a Sweet 16 loss to Gonzaga. Tough finish. But there were still plenty of incredible moments worth celebrating for Jays fans this year.
The best high school teams in the country will compete at GEICO Nationals this week. Creighton signee Ryan Nembhard, a talented point guard, will lead top-seeded Montverde Academy.
Creighton walk-on Jett Canfield is entering the transfer portal.
Creighton's starting lineup will look much different next season with the Jays losing most of their production. But their standards and expectations won't change as a result.
Top-ranked Gonzaga handled Creighton the way it's dominated almost every opponent so far in its perfect season, overwhelming the Jays with explosive talent and relentless pace in a Sweet 16 blowout.
Creighton already has its milestone moment. It snapped a three-game NCAA tournament losing streak and achieved a goal. But that doesn't mean the Jays are satisfied.
The one thing the second half against Villanova did prove to Creighton’s team: The guys weren’t ready to give up on each other, or their collective goals. Now they are in the Sweet 16.
On the court, Creighton's Christian Bishop looks like a guy who has something to prove. “He’s playing at a really high level right now,” Jays coach Greg McDermott said.
The Jays reached the Sweet 16 for the first time since 1974, while coaches with Creighton ties led their teams back to the event. It adds up to a nirvana weekend in Bluejay hoops circles.
The Jays clinched the program’s first Sweet 16 berth since 1974, beating Ohio 72-58 Monday night inside that very same 93-year-old venue where little has gone right for them over the recent years.