FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Trey Alexander still being in the game late in regulation and overtime was improbable enough for Creighton.
Never mind the freshman making the tying and winning plays while playing with four fouls since early in the second half.
NEW YORK (AP) — Collin Gillespie came back to Villanova and filled up his trophy case.
The senior guard won his second consecutive Big East player of the year award Wednesday, and Ed Cooley was selected coach of the year after guiding Providence to its first regular-season championship.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton freshman Ryan Nembhard will miss the rest of the season after injuring his right wrist during the win at St. John's, the school announced Thursday.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ryan Kalkbrenner scored 21 points and Ryan Hawkins made a layup with 1:55 left to give Creighton the lead en route to an 83-82 win over Marquette on Sunday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Ryan Hawkins had 25 points and 11 rebounds as Creighton defeated DePaul 71-59 on Thursday night.
Ryan Nembhard had 19 points and six assists for Creighton (17-8, 9-5 Big East Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive victory.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Alex O'Connell had 27 points as Creighton beat Georgetown 88-77 on Monday night.
Ryan Hawkins had 14 points and 12 rebounds for Creighton (16-8, 8-5 Big East Conference). Ryan Kalkbrenner added 13 points.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Not much was expected of Creighton this season, not with its roster full of newcomers.
The Bluejays might be better than thought, judging by their performance against Villanova on Friday night.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — DJ Horne had 12 points, Marreon Jackson and Jay Heath each scored 10 and Arizona State beat Creighton 58-57 on Tuesday night.
Arizona State (5-6) has won three straight games following a five-game skid to close a stretch of six losses in seven games.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Freshman Ryan Nembhard scored 22 points, Ryan Hawkins had 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Creighton defeated Nebraska 77-69 on Tuesday night.
Alex O'Connell had 13 points and nine rebounds and Ryan Kalkbrenner had 12 points and nine rebounds for the Bluejays.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Alex O’Connell registered 13 points and eight rebounds as Creighton defeated Kennesaw State 51-44 on Thursday night.
Ryan Nembhard had 11 points for Creighton (2-0). Ryan Kalkbrenner added 10 points.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Alex O'Connell scored 20 points as Creighton topped Arkansas-Pine Bluff 90-77 on Tuesday night in a season opener.
Ryan Hawkins had 16 points and 11 rebounds for Creighton. Ryan Nembhard added 15 points and 10 assists, and Arthur Kaluma had 15 points, eight rebounds and four blocks.