OMAHA (KMTV) — The Creighton men's basketball team hung on to beat Xavier on Sunday afternoon, 77-66, in the annual Pink Out game, which helps raise money in the fight against cancer.
The Jays were led by Ty-Shon Alexander's game-high 23 points.
"Kobe was a hero to a lot of those guys." - #Creighton head coach Greg McDermott on the death of Kobe Bryant & why he addressed it with his team before today's game. #GoJays pic.twitter.com/XNe6UhAv1j— Adam Krueger (@AdamKruegerTV) January 27, 2020
CU improved to 16-5 overall and 5-3 in the BIG EAST.
Creighton heads to Villanova next Saturday starting at 11 a.m. on FS1.