Isaiah Austin and Brady Heslip each scored 17 points and Baylor shut down Creighton’s Doug McDermott with suffocating defense, ending the career of the one of the most prolific scorers in college history with an 85-55 win Sunday night in the NCAA tournament West Regional.
In Olympic hockey, it was all about defense as Team Canada won all 6 games with an amazing commitment to defense and discipline.
Villanova had won six straight since its loss to the Bluejays last month. The Wildcats never led after the first minute.
Saint Joseph’s had the lead with under 30 seconds left, but fell to Creighton 83-79 Saturday.
It’s been one tremendous season for Creighton. From the rumors that Creighton will be one of the new teams invited to the Big East to the terrific season for the Bluejays, culminating in a No. 7-seed in the NCAA tournament.
No. 11 Creighton rode a fast start to an 80-51 victory over Saint Joseph’s on Saturday.
Creighton (7-0) will present the biggest challenge by far on the Hagan Arena slate to this point.