The Creighton men’s basketball team won a wild 75-69 game in double-overtime at Marquette on Saturday.
After the Bluejays blew a 17-point lead in regulation and trailed by five with 62 seconds left in the first overtime, they rallied as Alex O’Connell forced a second OT with a three-pointer at the buzzer. CU outscored the Golden Eagles 8-2 in the final five minute period. The win upped the Jays’ record to 10-3 and 2-0 in the Big East.
Creighton returns to the court on Wednesday at number 22 Villanova. The game will be televised on FS1 and tips off at 7:30 p.m. Central time.
Meanwhile, the Creighton women’s basketball club won at Xavier 67-51 on Sunday. The victory lifted the Bluejays to 9-3 on the season and 4-0 in Big East action.
CU’s women return to the hardwood Friday night, when they host Marquette at 7 p.m.