OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Martin Krampelj had 17 points to lead five Creighton players in double figures as the Bluejays defeated Loyola of Chicago 70-61 in the first round of the NIT on Tuesday night....
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Mitch Ballock made a school- and Big East-record 11 3-pointers, scoring a career-high 39 points to lead Creighton over DePaul 91-78 on Saturday night.
Alexander, Krampelj lead Creighton past DePaul 79-67
CHICAGO (AP) — Ty-Shon Alexander had 16 points to lead five Creighton players in double figures as the Bluejays defeated DePaul 79-67 on Wednesday night. Martin Krampelj added 14 points for the...
Krampelj scores 23 and Creighton handles Xavier 76-54
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Martin Krampelj matched his career high with 23 points and Creighton defeated Xavier 76-54 on Sunday, giving coach Greg McDermott his 200th win with the Blue Jays.
Krampelj was 8-of-11 shooting, made all seven of his free throws and grabbed a game-high six rebounds for the Blue Jays (13-9, 4-5 Big East), who have won three of their last four games.
Ponds scores 26, St. John’s burns Creighton 83-67
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Shamorie Ponds scored 26 points and St. John's had its best shooting game of the season while forcing Creighton into its worst shooting game, rolling to an 83-67 win on Wednesday night.
Mustapha Heron added 17 points and LJ Figueroa 15 for the Red Storm (16-5, 4-5 Big East Conference), who snapped a two-game skid. Ponds also had eight rebounds, eight assists and six steals.
Ponds scores 22 in return, St. John’s beats Creighton 81-66
NEW YORK (AP) — Shamorie Ponds had 22 points and five assists in his return from a back injury and St. John's broke away from Creighton for an 81-66 victory Wednesday night.
Mustapha Heron scored 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting for the Red Storm (15-3, 3-3 Big East), who lost their previous two games. That quickly knocked St. John's out of the AP Top 25 this week after the school's first appearance in four years.
Ballock hits 5 of Creighton’s 13 3s in win over Providence
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ty-Shon Alexander scored 18 points and Mitch Ballock added 17, including five of Creighton's 13 3-pointers, to help the Bluejays beat Providence 79-68 Monday in the Big East opener for both teams.
Martin Krampelj had 16 points and nine rebounds and Marcus Zegarowski scored 10 of his 12 points in the second half for Creighton (10-4). The Bluejays have won three in a row.
Ballock powers Creighton past Green Bay 86-65
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Mitch Ballock scored 19 with five 3-pointers and seven rebounds to help Creighton beat Green Bay 86-65 on Friday night.
The Bluejays (7-3) pulled away with a 14-2 run that ended at 72-56 on Ty-Shon Alexander's layup with seven minutes to go. The Phoenix (6-5) got the deficit no closer than 12 from there.
Alexander added 17 points, Marcus Zegarowski scored 13 and Kaleb Joseph 11 for Creighton.
Hot shooting leads Creighton past Montana 98-72
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Damien Jefferson scored 18 points, Martin Krampelj added 17 and Creighton shot 60 percent in beating Montana 98-72 on Wednesday night.
Creighton was 32 of 53 from the field, including 13 of 25 from distance, and made 21 of 30 free throws. Crieighton's first miss did not come until the 12:10 mark of the first half and by then the Bluejays already had five 3-pointers. The Bluejays hit 29 of their first 44 shots.
The Latest: Creighton advances in Cayman Islands Classic
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — The Latest on the Cayman Islands Classic (all times local):
Ty-Shon Alexander hit four 3-pointers and finished with 18 points and Damien Jefferson scored 16 on 7-of-10 shooting to help Creighton beat Boise State 94-82 on Monday night in the Cayman Islands Classic.
The Bluejays will play Georgia State in the semifinals Tuesday.