<p>CINCINNATI, OH - JANUARY 16: Greg McDermott the head coach of the Creighton Blue Jays gives instructions to his team against the Xavier Musketeers during the game at Cintas Center on January 16, 2017 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)</p>
CHICAGO (KMTV) — The Creighton men's basketball team took control early in the 2nd half and never let up as the Jays beat DePaul on Wednesday in Chicago, 83-68. Five Jays scored in double figures led by Mitch Ballock's 19 points.
CU improved to 15-5 overall, 4-3 in the Big East.
The victory also moved Creighton into a tie for 3rd place in the league standings.
The Jays host Xavier on Sunday at 3 p.m. in the annual Pink Out game.
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