Creighton basketball struggle offensively in loss at Providence
Posted: 4:14 PM, Jan 20, 2018
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<p>INDIANAPOLIS, IN - JANUARY 31: Head coach Greg McDermott of the Creighton Bluejays reacts in the first half of the game against the Butler Bulldogs at Hinkle Fieldhouse on January 31, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Creighton defeated Butler 76-67. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)</p>
Creighton basketball dropped its fifth game of the season in an 85-71 loss at Providence. The loss marks the Jays third loss in BIG EAST play.
Marcus Foster was Creighton's bright spot on offense, scoring 22 points on seven of 16 shooting to go along with four rebounds and three assists.
The Jays shot just 39.4% from the field and connected on just seven of their 27 three point attempts.
Providence's Alpha Diallo gave Creighton fits defensively as he racked up 21 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and two steals.