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No. 25 Creighton takes down Butler 85-74

Posted: 9:43 PM, Jan 09, 2018
Updated: 2018-01-10 04:47:49Z

Creighton improves to 14-3 overall & 4-1 BIG EAST after taking down Butler 85-74. The Jays are now in first place in the conference. 

Marcus Foster led the Bluejays to a 49-32 lead in the first half; Foster tallied up 21-points in just the first half. Not only did the Bluejays excel offensively but the Jays defense held all Bulldogs to single-digits in the first half. 

Foster continued to play a key role in Tuesday night's win throughout the second half as he tallied up a season-high 8 assists. Foster led the team with 23 points while Martin Krampejl followed with a double-double scoring 14 points and 14 rebounds. Other Jays finishing in the double-figures include Khyri Thomas (14) and Toby Hegner (12).

Next, Creighton faces No. 10 Xavier on the road Saturday; game time is scheduled for 1 p.m.