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Creighton men's basketball releases Big East schedule, conference opener against Villanova
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Creighton men's basketball releases Big East schedule, conference opener against Villanova

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Creighton men's basketball received its Big East schedule Thursday with a big game to open that portion of that season.

The Bluejays will open conference play Dec. 17 at home against Villanova, the defending regular-season champion. Creighton will meet Villanova again a few weeks later on Jan. 5.

The rest of the schedule is the standard double round-robin format with Creighton facing every team home and away. Creighton's regular season concludes March 5 with a home game against Seton Hall.

The Big East tournament will be held March 9-12 in New York's Madison Square Garden.

Creighton released the nonconference portion of its schedule in late July. After an exhibition game on Oct. 30, the Bluejays officially open the season Nov. 9 at home against Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Creighton begins preseason practice Tuesday.

Here is Creighton's complete Big East schedule for 2021-22. Tipoff times and TV information will be released at a later date.

Friday, Dec. 17: Villanova

Monday, Dec. 20: at DePaul

Tuesday, Dec. 28: Georgetown

Saturday, Jan. 1: at Marquette

Wednesday, Jan. 5: at Villanova

Tuesday, Jan. 11: Providence

Saturday, Jan. 15: at Xavier

Wednesday, Jan. 19: St. John's

Saturday, Jan. 22: DePaul

Wednesday, Jan. 26: at Butler

Saturday, Jan. 29: Xavier

Tuesday, Feb. 1: at UConn

Friday, Feb. 4: at Seton Hall

Tuesday, Feb. 8: Butler

Saturday, Feb. 12: at Georgetown

Sunday, Feb. 20: Marquette

Wednesday, Feb. 23: at St. John's

Saturday, Feb. 26: at Providence

Wednesday, March 2: UConn

Saturday, March 5: Seton Hall


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