Creighton Rumors & News

  • No. 10 Creighton pulls away from Buffalo

    The Sports Xchange "OMAHA, Neb. -- Creighton shook off another slow start Tuesday and outscored Buffalo by 19 points in the second half en route to a 93-72 victory. It turned into another convincing win for the No. 10 Bluejays, who improved to 7-0 before a CenturyLink Center crowd of 16,434. The Bluejays..." November 30

  • No. 12 Creighton pulls away in second half

    The Sports Xchange "OMAHA, Neb. -- Creighton overcame a rare slow start Saturday with a strong second half to pull away for an 82-52 victory over Loyola (Md.). Freshman center Justin Patton finished with a game-high 17 points on 8-of-8 shooting for No. 12 Creighton (6-0). Marcus Foster added 16 while Khyri..." November 26

  • Creighton rallies to beat Ole Miss in Paradise Jam final

    The Sports Xchange "Patiently chipping away at Mississippi's lead in the second half before pulling away in the final five minutes Monday night, Creighton passed its first test as the nation's 12th-ranked college basketball team. The Bluejays broke away from a tie by outscoring Ole Miss 12-3 to earn an 86-77..." November 22

  • No. 22 Creighton blasts N.C. State, gains Paradise Jam final

    The Sports Xchange "Spurred by some heated moments early in the second half Sunday, Creighton steadily pulled away from North Carolina State over the final 12 minutes to earn a 112-94 victory over the Wolfpack in the second round of the Paradise Jam tournament at St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. The No. 22-ranked..." November 21

  • No. 22 Creighton controls Washington State

    The Sports Xchange "Maurice Watson Jr. took all of four shots on Friday night and Creighton coach Greg McDermott called him the star of the game. That's because the senior point guard is even better at passing and distributing the ball. Watson contributed 13 assists in just 21 minutes to help ignite No...." November 18

  • No. 22 Creighton knocks off No. 9 Wisconsin

    The Sports Xchange "OMAHA, Neb. -- A trio of three-point possessions in 47 seconds led 22nd-ranked Creighton to a 79-67 upset of ninth-ranked Wisconsin on Tuesday in one of the Big Ten-Big East Gavitt Tipoff Games. Leading the way for Creighton (2-0) were guards Maurice Watson Jr., Khyri Thomas and Marcus..." November 16

  • No. 22 Creighton slips past Missouri-Kansas City

    The Sports Xchange "No. 22 Creighton never trailed in its season-opening 89-82 win over Missouri-Kansas City on Friday at CenturyLink Center Omaha, but the Bluejays still have work to do if they're going to hang with No. 9 Wisconsin next week. Senior guard Maurice Watson Jr. scored 17 points and handed out nine..." November 12

  • Creighton's Hanson expected out 8-12 weeks after knee surgery

    Omaha World-Herald "Creighton forward Zach Hanson had knee surgery Wednesday, and will likely be out eight to 12 weeks. “Hopefully, we have him for the start of the season,” coach Greg McDermott said. “I don’t think he’ll be back for the start of practice.” Creighton begins official practices Sept. 30. The..." July 30