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Creighton has to find ways to help its bench guys produce consistently to take some of the pressure off its starters and to avoid the elongated scoring lulls that nearly cost the Jays at Marquette and ultimately did lead to a loss at Xavier.

Numerous games postponed by COVID have stunted the development of Creighton's young players. But the Jays are about to get plenty of action on the court to reignite their progress.

Creighton went toe-to-toe with the Big East preseason favorite Friday night, boldly embracing a hard-nosed tussle against a veteran squad that…

Creighton survived a Saturday afternoon scare, rallying from a 16-point second-half deficit with tenacious defense and clutch shot-making.

Creighton went primarily with a 10-man rotation in its 76-61 exhibition win over Upper Iowa Saturday. Of those 10 guys, six are freshmen (and two are grad transfers). "We'll learn a lot from this film," McDermott said. 

With NIL opportunities available, how do Creighton men's basketball players capitalize on the program's popularity? Their biggest venture thus far debuts Saturday night at the CHI Health Center.

Creighton is known for pushing tempo, shooting 3s and scoring points, but the Jays can't win at the sport's highest level without consistently getting stops. So that's where their focus has been.

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