INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Drew Timme scored 22 points and top-seeded Gonzaga did against Creighton what it’s done throughout this unblemished season, rolling past the fifth-seeded Bluejays with versatile offense and efficient defense to win 83-65 on Sunday in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. Andrew Nembhard added 17 points for the Bulldogs (29-0), who […]
Which Sweet 16 finalists will keep dancing in the West, South, Midwest and East regions? What team has won the NFL free agent frenzy so far?
This week Matt looks back at the first weekend of March Madness and previews the games coming up this weekend. He names his winners and losers so far in NFL Free agency and talks NBA trade deadline.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marcus Zegarowski scored 20 points to help Creighton beat Ohio 72-58 on Monday in the NCAA Tournament, securing the program’s first trip to the round of 16 in 47 years. Damien Jefferson added 15 points for the Bluejays (22-8), the fifth seed in the West Region. They had a cold opening few […]
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Christian Bishop made both ends of a one-and-one with 16 seconds left to give fifth-seeded Creighton the lead, and the Bluejays hung on to beat 12th-seeded UC Santa Barbara 63-62 on Saturday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Creighton’s turbulent season, which included a one-game suspension for coach Greg McDermott […]
It’s all basketball in the week’s episode of Mulligan. Matt does a deep dive into March Madness highlighting games to look at for upsets and who’s coming out of each region. From college the show goes to NBA with the trade deadline less than 10 days away. Episode 4 features NBA Expert Eric Peterson and NCAA analyst Mitchell Speltz.
NEW YORK (AP) — Patrick Ewing is taking Georgetown back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2015 after the eighth-seeded Hoyas completed a surprising run to a Big East championship Saturday night with a stunning 73-48 rout of No. 17 Creighton. On the 49th anniversary of the day Georgetown hired John Thompson, […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Zegarowski made two key baskets in a decisive nine-point run late in the second half and No. 17 Creighton held Connecticut without a field goal over the final six minutes to beat the Huskies 59-56 Friday night in the Big East Tournament semifinals. The second-seeded Bluejays (20-7) will play eighth-seeded […]
NEW YORK (AP) — With coach Greg McDermott back on the bench after a one-game suspension, No. 17 Creighton cruised into the semifinals of the Big East Tournament with an 87-56 victory against Butler on Thursday night. The second-seeded Bluejays (19-7) advanced to face Connecticut or DePaul on Friday night at Madison Square Garden. Creighton […]
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Marcus Zegarowski matched his career high with 32 points and No. 14 Creighton closed a difficult week off the court with a 93-73 victory over Butler on Saturday. The Bluejays (18-7, 14-6 Big East) won for the first time in three games, doing it without head coach Greg McDermott, who is […]