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Creighton falls just short at #5 Kansas, 73-72

Greg McDermott
Posted at 5:56 PM, Dec 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-08 19:35:28-05

OMAHA (KMTV) — The #8 Creighton men's basketball team fell at #5 Kansas on Tuesday afternoon, 73-72.

CU's Marcus Zegarowski missed what would've been the game-tying free throw with one second remaining.

KU's Jalen Wilson hit a three-pointer with less than 50 seconds remaining to give the Jayhawks the lead for good.

Denzel Mahoney scored a team-high 19 for the Bluejays, whilie Wilson had a game-high 23 points for Kansas.

Mitch Ballock scored just six points on 2-8 shooting in his return to his home state.

Creighton starts Big East play next Monday at home against Marquette.