The NCAA voted Monday to extend spring-sport student-athletes eligibility for one season following their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Finishing at 19-11 overall and 11-7 in the Big East the women’s basketball team saw an end to their season as the NCAA announced the cancellation of winter and spring sports because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
With a 77-60 win against Seton Hall on Saturday, Creighton men’s basketball secured the No. 1 seed in next week’s Big East Tournament and a share of its first ever Big East regular season title.
Creighton softball went 2-1 last weekend in the Tiger Classic held in Nashville, Tenn., taking down Rider and Central Connecticut State, but falling to Bowling Green. Creighton now sits at 7-5 on the season.
Creighton softball went 2-2 last weekend in the North Texas Invitational, beating Texas-Martin 2-0 and Abilene Christian 8-6. The Bluejays now sit at 5-4 heading into the Tiger Classic in Nashville this weekend.
Coming off the Jays fourth top 25 win, Creighton men’s basketball has a chance to set a school record for most top 25 wins in a season when it hosts No. 21 Butler on Sunday.
Creighton softball kicks off its season today with a doubleheader in San Antonio, Texas. The Jays are in the H-E-B Classic, where they will face off against Toledo, North Dakota, Texas Southern and Incarnate Ward.
On Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, former Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, along with seven others, lost their lives in a helicopter crash on the way to Gianna’s basketball game that Bryant was set to coach in.
Coming off wins at DePaul and against Xavier last week, Creighton men’s basketball fell one spot short of the AP Top 25 Poll. Currently sitting at 16-5, the Jays travel to face No. 8 Villanova on Saturday.
No. 14 Creighton volleyball started off Big East play with two wins this weekend over Villanova and Georgetown at D.J. Sokol Arena. The Jays have now won 24 straight Big East matches, with their last loss coming in 2017.
The fall sports season has become a can’t-miss time of year as a fan of Creighton sports. As volleyball has risen to national prominence, men’s soccer has continued its strong play and women’s soccer has made improvements each year.
It was roughly a year ago that women’s soccer senior defender Haylee Blach suffered a torn ACL in a match against South Dakota, sidelining her for the rest of the season.