Noi scores 25 to lead TCU over Creighton 71-58 in NIT
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kouat Noi had 25 points with six 3-pointers as TCU beat Creighton 71-58 in the NIT quarterfinals on Tuesday night.
TCU advanced to the semifinals at Madison Square...
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....
Creighton, Xavier meet in Big East quarters
No. 5 seed Creighton (18-13, 9-9) vs. No. 4 seed Xavier (17-14, 9-9)
Big East Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Madison Square Garden, New York; Thursday, 1:30 p.m. EDT
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ty-Shon Alexander scored 17 points, Martin Krampelj added 15 along with 10 rebounds and Creighton held off Providence 76-70 in overtime on Wednesday night, stretching its win...
Providence seeks revenge on Creighton
Providence (16-13, 6-10) vs. Creighton (16-13, 7-9)
CHI Health Center Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Creighton goes for the season sweep over Providence...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Creighton harassed Marquette enough on defense to nullify another high-scoring game from Markus Howard.
Martin Krampelj scored 19 points and Ty-Shon Alexander added 14 as...
No. 10 Marquette looks to extend streak vs Creighton
Creighton (15-13, 6-9) vs. No. 10 Marquette (23-5, 12-3)
Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee; Sunday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 10 Marquette looks for its seventh straight win in the...
Krampelj scores 22 to carry Creighton over Georgetown 82-69
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Martin Krampelj had 22 points and 10 rebounds as Creighton topped Georgetown 82-69 on Saturday.
Kaleb Joseph had 16 points for Creighton (15-13, 6-9 Big East Conference)....
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...
Cale scores 20 to lead Seton Hall past Creighton 81-75
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Myles Cale had 20 points as Seton Hall beat Creighton 81-75 on Sunday.
Myles Powell had 19 points and six rebounds for Seton Hall (16-9, 7-6 Big East Conference), which broke its five-game road losing streak. Sandro Mamukelashvili added 17 points and nine rebounds. Quincy McKnight had 16 points and six steals for the visitors.
Powell scores 22 to carry Seton Hall past Creighton 63-58
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Myles Powell had 22 points as Seton Hall narrowly beat Creighton 63-58 on Saturday night.
Powell converted all 10 of his free throw attempts. He added seven rebounds.
Quincy McKnight had 14 points for Seton Hall (14-9, 5-6 Big East Conference). Myles Cale added seven rebounds. Michael Nzei had seven rebounds for the home team.
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.
Alexander scores 26 and Creighton edges Georgetown 91-87
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Ty-Shon Alexander hit six 3-pointers and scored 26 points, Mitch Ballock made four free throws in the last 30 seconds and Creighton ended a four-game losing streak with a 91-87 win over Georgetown on Monday night.
The Bluejays (11-8, 2-4 Big East Conference) outscored the Hoyas (12-7, 2-4) 8-2 after James Akinjo 3's gave Georgetown an 85-83 lead with 2:09 to play.
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.
Creighton routs UMKC 89-53 in nonconference finale
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ty-Shon Alexander scored 19 points and Creighton routed UMKC 89-53 on Thursday night to complete nonconference play.
Fellow guard Davion Mintz added 13 points, and Martin Krampelj had 11 for the Bluejays (9-4). Brandon McKissic led the Kangaroos (5-10) with 11 points, and Xavier Bishop and Rob Whitfield each had 10.
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.
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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.
Creighton turns back Western Illinois 78-67
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Martin Krampelj and Mitch Ballock scored 13 points apiece and Creighton turned back Western Illinois 78-67 in the season opener for both teams on Tuesday night.
There were six ties and eight lead changes in the first half before Ballock hit a 35-foot buzzer beating 3-poiner to put the Bluejays on top 43-41 at the break.
Creighton beats DePaul to clinch top-six seed in tourney
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Marcus Foster had 20 points and Khyri Thomas added 16 as Creighton ran away from DePaul in the second half for an 82-57 victory on Tuesday night to clinch a top-six seed in the Big East Conference Tournament.
Foster drained three from distance for 300 career treys. Thomas, who tied his career high with eight assists, flirted with a triple-double as he also grabbed eight rebounds. Ty-Shon Alexander added 13 points for Creighton (21-9, 10-7).
Bluejays visit 87-year-old basketball fan to show support as she recovers from surgery
For a decade, Jackie Johnson has rarely missed a Creighton University home basketball game but hasn’t made it to many this season because she’s recovering from hip surgery.
So on Wednesday, part of the team came to her.
Three players from the men’s team visited the 87-year-old at Primrose Retirement Community in Council Bluffs to thank her for her support over the years.
“The honor’s ours,’’ said Tyler Clement, a guard, who was joined by guard Ty-Shon Alexander and starting forward Toby Hegner.
Creighton cruises past Maryland-Eastern Shore 87-36
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Marcus Foster hit three 3-pointers and scored 15 to lead five players in double figures and Creighton rolled to an 87-36 victory over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Friday night.
Khyri Thomas and Ty-Shon Alexander added 12 points apiece for the Bluejays (8-2), while Martin Krampelj and Manny Suarez scored 11 and 10, respectively.
Foster, Krampelj lead Creighton past N. Dakota, 111-68
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Marcus Foster scored 23 points, sophomore Martin Krampelj had 15 points and a career-high 14 rebounds for his first career double-double, and Creighton beat North Dakota 111-68 on Tuesday night.
Khyri Thomas and Toby Hegner each scored 15 points and Ty-Shon Alexander added 11 for Creighton (6-2). The Bluejays have scored at least 100 points four times this season and are averaging 103.8 per game at home.
Thomas’ career-high 24 leads Creighton over No. 20 N’Western
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Although Creighton jumped out to a big lead early, Khyri Thomas believed his team would have to overcome adversity to win Wednesday night.
He was right.
Thomas had a career-high 24 points, 11 rebounds and five assists, Martin Krampelj added a career-high 17 points and Creighton beat No. 20 Northwestern 92-88 in a Gavitt Tipoff Games matchup.
"Our guys fought," Thomas said. "That's what we preach. Just fight, be tough and be the better men."