Playing on its home turf, Creighton baseball begins play in the Big EAST Tournament Thursday evening, as the Bluejays host Seton Hall at 6:30 p.m. at TD Ameritrade Park.
After claiming the regular season conference title, CU comes into the tournament as the top overall seed, while the Pirates earned the fourth seed. Here's a look at the overall Big EAST bracket:
Rollie Lacy will get the call Thursday in the Jays' tournament opener. The First Team, All-Big EAST pitcher went 7.1 innings, giving up one earned run on three hits, while striking out ten, in his only other appearance against Seton Hall this season.
Creighton will need to win the Big EAST Tournament to earn a berth to the NCAA Tournament. Stay tuned to KMTV 3 News Now and Omaha Sports Insider for highlights and reaction throughout the conference tournament.