Creighton Plays Providence in Big East Basketball Tournament

Creighton opens play today in the Big East basketball tournament.  The fourth-seeded Bluejays take on number 5-seed Providence.

CU is 21-10 on the season.  The Friars are 19-12 on the year. Both clubs went 10-8 in conference play.

The two teams split the season series, with the Jays winning 83-64 in Omaha on December 31st, but losing 85-71 in Rhode Island on January 20th.

Today’s tipoff at Madison Square Garden is set for 1:30 p.m. Central.  The game will be televised nationally on FS1.