Kansas and Creighton square off in second round of NCAA Tournament

Creighton Bluejays (24-11, 12-7 Big East) vs. Kansas Jayhawks (29-6, 14-4 Big 12)

Fort Worth, Texas; Saturday, 2:40 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Kansas -11.5; over/under is 139.5

BOTTOM LINE: The No. 3 Kansas Jayhawks and Creighton Bluejays meet in the NCAA Tournament second round.

The Jayhawks are 14-4 against Big 12 opponents. Kansas ranks second in the Big 12 in rebounding with 35.1 rebounds. David McCormack leads the Jayhawks with 7.1 boards.

The Bluejays are 12-7 in Big East play. Creighton has a 6-1 record in one-possession games.

TOP PERFORMERS: Dajuan Harris is averaging 5.4 points, 4.3 assists and 1.5 steals for the Jayhawks. Ochai Agbaji is averaging 11.8 points over the last 10 games for Kansas.

Ryan Hawkins is averaging 13.8 points and 7.8 rebounds for the Bluejays. Alex O’Connell is averaging 1.0 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Creighton.

LAST 10 GAMES: Jayhawks: 8-2, averaging 78.3 points, 33.3 rebounds, 16.7 assists, 7.3 steals and 3.4 blocks per game while shooting 48.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 61.2 points per game.

Bluejays: 7-3, averaging 68.7 points, 39.0 rebounds, 12.2 assists, 6.3 steals and 3.0 blocks per game while shooting 43.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 61.2 points.

___

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

Copyright © 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.

Related Categories:

College Basketball | Other Sports News | Sports

More from WTOP

Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you.

Sign up