2017 Big East Basketball Tournament PreviewThe Big East Tournament may seem like Villanova's for the taking, but Butler and others will challenge them come tipoff Wednesday.
Creighton Opens Big East Play With 80-70 Win Over St. John'sGeoffrey Groselle scored 22 points and continued his torrid shooting pace Thursday, leading Creighton past St. John's 80-70 in the Big East opener for both teams.
No. 23 Georgetown Beats Creighton, Advances In Big East TourneyThere wasn't much doubt who Georgetown would turn to late in the game and D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera came through again.
Creighton Ousts DePaul 78-63 In First Round Of Big East TourneyJames Milliken scored 22 points and Creighton took charge of a tight game in the second half for a 78-63 victory over DePaul in the first round of the Big East Tournament on Wednesday night.
Delgado's Late Basket Helps Seton Hall Snap 6-Game SkidAngel Delgado grabbed a rebound and scored with 16 seconds to play and Seton Hall rallied from a 12-point second-half deficit to defeat Creighton 67-66 on Saturday, snapping a six-game losing streak.
Jordan's 25 Leads St. John's Past Creighton 84-66D'Angelo Harrison, who became the third Red Storm player to reach 2,000 points in the previous game and was honored before the game, celebrated with 21 points, 10 rebounds and four assists.
Creighton Beats St. John’s 77-74, Snaps 9-Game SkidToby Hegner had 21 points, James Milliken nailed a pair of late 3-pointers and Creighton snapped a nine-game skid, beating St. John's 77-74 on Wednesday night.
Baylor Shuts Down McDermott And Creighton, 85-55Isaiah Austin and Brady Heslip each scored 17 points and Baylor shut down Creighton's Doug McDermott with suffocating defense, ending the career of the one of the most prolific scorers in college history with an 85-55 win Sunday night in the NCAA tournament West Regional.
Providence Beats Creighton 65-56 To Win Big EastThe fourth-seeded Friars (23-11) used a 2-3 zone to hold the second-seeded Bluejays (26-7) 24 points below their season average and to an 8-for-30 effort from behind the 3-point line.
St. John's Upsets No. 12 Creighton 70-65The St. John's Red Storm found a way to keep Creighton's Doug McDermott from beating them a second time this season - they didn't let him shoot for the final 8:40.
Rising Star: Creighton Forward Ethan WraggeAccording to Hoop-Math, 157 of his 163 shots this season have been from beyond the arc (96 percent), the highest percentage in the country among players with at least 100 field goal attempts.
Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Embiid's Dominance & MoreWhile many people debated whether Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker, or Julius Randle would be college basketball's elite freshman this season, Joel Embiid is leaving all of those guys behind in the dust.
Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Moser's Decision, Auburn Upgrade & MoreUNLV transfer Mike Moser is down to Gonzaga, Oregon and Washington, and will likely make a decision by the end of the week, according to a source close to the situation.
Rothstein: Friday's NCAA Tournament Storylines, Picks & MoreDon't be surprised if Iona pushes Ohio State. If the Gaels make some shots early on, this one could very interesting.
Rising Star: Creighton Junior Doug McDermottIt’s been one tremendous season for Creighton. From the rumors that Creighton will be one of the new teams invited to the Big East to the terrific season for the Bluejays, culminating in a No. 7-seed in the NCAA tournament.