(Neb)-#10 Creighton Stays Perfect
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -10th-ranked Creighton opened Big East play with an 89-75 home victory over Seton Hall, who came in 5-0 against ranked opponents this year. The Bluejays had lost to Seton Hall the last 2 times the Pirates had come to Omaha and in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals last March.
This time, Creighton had too much firepower with 5 players scoring in double figures, led by Maurice Watson with 21 points and 10 assists.
Khyri Thomas and Justin Patton had 17 points apiece, Marcus Foster added 15 and Cole Huff had 13 as the Bluejays improved to13-0, their best start since the 1942-43 team opened 16-0. They will meet top-ranked Villanova in Omaha on Saturday in a matchup of unbeatens.
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