Creighton Outscored in Shootout vs. #5 Xavier

The Creighton men’s basketball squad was outscored 98-93 by 5th-ranked Xavier Saturday afternoon in Cincinnati.  The Bluejays finish the regular season at 18-13 and 9-9 in conference play.

CU is 6th in the Big East standings and will face third-seeded Seton Hall Thursday night at 8:30pm in the conference tourney.

Creighton guard Maurice Watson, Jr. was named Sunday as a Second Team All-Big East selection.  Watson, a junior from Philadelphia, led the Jays in both scoring and assists with 14.5 points and 6.6 assists per game.