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Creighton falls to No. 23 Seton Hall in BIG EAST opener

Posted: 7:52 PM, Dec 28, 2017
Updated: 2017-12-29 01:52:25Z

Creighton basketball led for most of the game, but couldn't hold on down the stretch as the Jays fell 90-84 to No. 23 Seton Hall in their BIG EAST Conference opener.

Seton Hall's Angel Delgado and Desi Rodriguez played a big hand in the Pirates' win, as Delgado finished with 18 points and 14 rebounds and Rodriguez with 23 points and 4 rebounds. 

The Jays had a turnover issue down the stretch and Seton Hall continuously capitalized, finishing with 22 points off turnovers to Creighton's 9. 

Four players finished in double-digits for Creighton with Martin Krampelj (23 pts.), Marcus Foster (14 pts.), Khyri Thomas (13 pts.) and Davion Mintz (10 pts.). 

Up next for the Jays is a New Year's Eve showdown at the Centurylink Center with Providence at 1:30 p.m.