Creighton men's basketball hangs on to beat Xavier in front of limited fans

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Posted at 4:00 PM, Dec 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-23 21:07:22-05

OMAHA (KMTV) — The #13 Creighton men's basketball team hung on to beat #22 Xavier on Wednesday in Omaha, 66-61.

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It was the first home game this season any fans were allowed to watch at the CHI Health Center as approximately 1,700 people were in attendance.

Antwann Jones & Denzel Mahoney both had 13 points for CU.

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Creighton's next game was supposed to be next Wednesday at Georgetown but that has been moved to February 9. Instead, CU's next contest will come January 2 at Providence.