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Creighton 93, Omaha 71

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OMAHA, Neb. - Emma Ronsiek scored 26 points, Lauren Jensen added 20 and No. 16 Creighton defeated Omaha 93-71, giving the Bluejays the Nebraska championship.

Creighton, now sporting its best ranking ever, beat then No. 22 Nebraska 77-51, which beat the Mavericks 100-36 in the season opener.

Morgan Maly added 18 points for the Bluejays (5-0), who are off to their best start since the 1986-87 team went 8-0. Carly Bachelor had 11 points and 11 rebounds.

Creighton shot 57%, going 12 of 29 from 3-point range, led by Ronsiek making 5 of 8.

Aaliyah Stanley had 15 points for the Mavericks (3-2) and Jaylen Townsend 13. Omaha shot 40%, going 7 of 17 from 3-point range and was outrebounded by 12.

Jensen scored 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting with two 3s and the Bluejays shot 53% to take a 41-30 lead at the half. Creighton made 11 of 15 shots in the third quarter, including 5 of 7 3-pointers, which matched Omaha’s total baskets in the quarter. However, the Mavericks kept it respectable by going 10 of 11 at the foul line.

Creighton now leads the series 17-16 with 16 straight wins.

November 22, 2022


Creighton
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
E. Ronsiek F 28 8-14 5-5 5-8 1-5 4 0 1 2 2 26
L. Jensen G 32 9-15 0-0 2-7 0-3 2 0 0 1 3 20
C. Bachelor G 30 5-7 0-0 1-1 3-11 1 0 0 3 3 11
M. Mogensen G 28 1-2 0-0 1-2 0-3 4 0 0 2 2 3
M. Maly G 27 7-15 2-2 2-8 1-4 2 0 1 2 1 18
K. Townsend 16 1-1 1-2 1-1 0-4 4 0 1 0 1 4
M. Brake 15 3-3 1-2 0-0 0-2 1 1 0 1 4 7
J. Horan 15 2-4 0-0 0-2 0-2 2 0 0 0 2 4
K. Lockett 9 0-2 0-0 0-0 2-2 2 0 0 1 0 0
Totals   200 36-63
(.571)
9-11
(.818)
12-29
(.414)
7-39 22 1 3 12 18 93


Omaha
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
E. Pilakouta C 22 4-9 2-2 0-0 1-4 2 0 1 0 1 10
A. Stanley G 30 6-12 1-2 2-4 1-5 2 0 1 1 1 15
G. Cave G 26 3-8 3-3 1-2 2-3 2 1 1 2 2 10
K. Grant G 20 3-10 5-6 1-2 0-2 0 0 1 2 4 12
K. Keitges G 17 0-3 0-0 0-3 0-3 1 0 0 1 1 0
P. Nikulochkina 26 1-3 3-3 0-0 0-2 2 0 1 1 0 5
S. Mitchell 21 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-1 1 0 2 0 2 2
M. Gardner 18 2-4 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 0 1 0 4 4
J. Townsend 17 5-12 0-0 3-6 0-0 3 0 0 0 1 13
A. Nikulochkina 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   200 25-62
(.403)
14-16
(.875)
7-17
(.412)
5-27 13 1 8 7 16 71


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