Creighton could theoretically clinch a league championship on the final day of the regular season for the second straight year — and the third time under coach Greg McDermott.
Creighton shook off the rust of a 10-day break and defeated DePaul in a blowout victory, extending its winning streak to four games and remaining within striking distance of first-place Villanova in the Big East title race.
There was some rust after a 10-day break between games. Just a little.
Whether it is improving Creighton's defense or going fishing with the Jays, assistant Paul Lusk is impacting on the lives of CU's athletes.
Shooting guard Mitch Ballock laughed last month as he retold one of his stories from the past summer, when he had his energetic coach jumping …
Every practice over the last month has been primarily about getting acquainted with the next game’s plan. But now No. 19 Creighton can self-assess, devote some time to drills and address a few flaws.
Saturday’s win was arguably Creighton’s best all-around performance of the season, and it came against the most talented opponent it has faced.
What do you give a veteran club that has already won a share of a Big East title? You give them a challenge, something to put their competitive juices on boil. You give them the gift of being able to call themselves underdogs, writes Tom Shatel. That was Villanova for the Jays.
Creighton sliced up the Villanova defense in a victory Saturday that added a signature win to Jays' resume and affirmed that there will be a two-team race for the Big East regular season crown.
The whistle sounded to signal a timeout following another Mitch Ballock 3, and an exuberant Marcus Zegarowski sprinted to the opposite end of …
Mark it down. There was 2:50 left in the first half on Saturday when the play of the year happened for Creighton.
Shereef Mitchell entered with 23 seconds left solely so he could pester Marquette’s D.J. Carton. He applied so much pressure that Carton, who’d just hit back-to-back 3s, had to give the ball up.
For the first time this season, a Bluejay earned the Big East’s player of the week award as Marcus Zegarowski received the honor for the second time in his Creighton career.
Creighton moved up two spots in the latest AP Top 25. That's the 18th straight week the Jays have appeared in those rankings, marking a new school record.
Creighton, which struggled early to find an offensive rhythm, couldn’t pull away from DePaul until the closing moments. And the Jays did it at the free-throw line.
CHICAGO — Poise under pressure allowed Creighton to escape with a narrow victory on a night when it wasn’t at its best and an undermanned DePa…
SOUTH ORANGE, N. J. — It was just after the under-8 media timeout when Mitch Ballock glanced at the scoreboard and began to analyze Creighton’…
Creighton’s Mitch Ballock scored 29 points and hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 37 seconds left as the Jays erased a 16-point deficit to defeat Seton Hall.
There was a moment midway through the second half Saturday when senior Denzel Mahoney and his teammates recognized a familiar situation.
Creighton pulled away from UConn with a strong finish to the second half, snapping its two-game losing streak with a 74-66 victory Saturday at the CHI Health Center.
Creighton’s experienced starting five wasn’t ready to match Providence’s urgency Wednesday, and senior Damien Jefferson couldn’t explain why.
Creighton spent the entire game battling uphill after a woeful start against Providence, but couldn’t complete the comeback.
One year ago, the Jays rallied for a dramatic win over Providence, and it ignited their momentous 11-2 finish to the season. Now Creighton is looking for history to repeat itself.
The jump start Creighton needed last year came right at this point in the calendar.
Marcus Zegarowski's injury is something the Jays intend to cautiously manage. Especially as Creighton is scheduled to play nine times in the next four weeks.