Creighton guard Khyri Thomas has been named the Big East’s Defensive Player of the Year.
It’s the second straight season that Thomas has earned the honor. He shared last year’s award with Mikal Bridges and Josh Hart of Villanova.
Creighton is the number 4 seed in this week’s Big East Tournament. The Bluejays face fifth-seeded Providence at Madison Square Garden on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. on FS1.