Creighton freshman Ryan Nembhard had 22 points, and Ryan Hawkins added 15 points and 10 rebounds to help the Bluejays down Nebraska 77-69 last night.
The victory at a sold-out Pinnacle Bank Arena pushed the Jays to 3-0 on the season, while the Huskers fell to 1-2. Kobe Webster led Nebraska with a team-high 20 points off the bench. After the game, NU coach Fred Hoiberg said Trey McGowens broke a bone in his right foot. He’ll meet with doctors before a time frame is set for his rehab.
CU is headed for the Virgin Islands to take part in the Paradise Jam, starting with a game against Brown Friday afternoon. NU will host Idaho State Friday night. Tipoff at “The Vault” is set for 6 p.m.