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Game Notes: MU at Creighton


TV: CBS Sports Network will feature the broadcast, with Brent Stover (play-by-play) and Bob Wenzel (analyst) calling the action.


MU posted an 80-68 victory in the opening round at the BMO Harris Bradley Center en route to an appearance in the event’s quarterfinals.


The Bluejays have already played 10 teams that won 21 games or more a year ago, and own impressive wins away from home at Providence and on a neutral floor over No.


Creighton returns eight lettermen and two starters from last year's team that finished 21-12 and tied for third in the BIG EAST Conference with a 10-8 league record.


Theo John leads the BIG EAST with 27 blocked shots inside, and Nebraska transfer Ed Morrow has provided 6.1 points and 4.5 rebounds in 14.9 minutes per game as a reserve.


Duke and Kansas (18 each) lead the way.- Creighton is 0-5 all-time against teams ranked exactly 21st, with losses to Southern Illinois (2007), Xavier (2007), Dayton (2009), BYU (2010) and Georgetown (2015).






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