Creighton scored three times in the ninth inning at St. John’s Thursday to win 6-3. The Bluejays moved to 35-14 on the year and 12-4 in Big East play.
CU plays the Red Storm in game two of the series Friday afternoon.
Meantime, Xavier edged visiting Villanova 1-0. The win keeps the Musketeers tied with the Bluejays for first place in the league standings with two games remaining.