No. 9 Creighton faces off against Nebraska Omaha

Nebraska Omaha (1-2) vs. No. 9 Creighton (1-0)

CHI Health Center Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska; Tuesday, 5 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: No. 9 Creighton hosts Nebraska Omaha in an early season matchup. Nebraska Omaha fell 70-58 to Abilene Christian on Saturday. Creighton is coming off a 69-58 home win over North Dakota State on Sunday.

LEADING THE WAY: .MIGHTY MARLON: Marlon Ruffin has connected on 30 percent of the 10 3-pointers he’s attempted and has gone 3 for 10 over his last three games. He’s also made 94.7 percent of his foul shots this season.

DID YOU KNOW: Creighton held its 12 non-conference opponents to an average of just 69.1 points per game last year. The Bluejays offense put up 77.9 points per matchup en route to a 10-2 record against non-Big East competition. Nebraska Omaha went 6-8 against non-conference programs in 2019-20.


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