Creighton takes defending national champ to overtime, but falls to Villanova
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CHARLOTTE, NC - MARCH 16: Head Coach Greg McDermott of the Creighton Bluejays reacts to a play in their game against the Kansas State Wildcats during the first round of the 2018 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Spectrum Center on March 16, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA (KMTV) — The injury-riddled Creighton men's basketball team took defending national champ Villanova to overtime, but couldn't quite come through as the Wildcats beat the Bluejays on Wednesday night, 66-59. CU had to play without leading scorer Ty-Shon Alexander, who suffered a knee injury in practice on Tuesday. Davion Mintz scored 19 points in the loss.
The Jays fell to 13-10 overall & 4-6 in the BIG EAST. CU is at Seton Hall on Saturday night starting at 7 p.m. on CBS Sports Network.
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