<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>
The Creighton men's basketball team dropped its third straight BIG EAST game on Tuesday night getting blown out at Butler, 93-70. The loss dropped CU all the way from 3rd to 5th in the league standings.
The Jays fell to 19-9 overall and 8-7 in the conference. Mitch Ballock scored a team-high 15 points in the loss.
Creighton hosts 3rd ranked Villanova Saturday at 1:30 p.m. on Fox.