Xavier pulled even with Creighton in the Big East race. Joe Gellenbeck’s two run homer in the bottom of the ninth was the game winner as the Musketeers beat the Bluejays 6-4 to take the series win.
It was the second straight walk off win for Xavier after Creighton built an early 4-0 advantage.
The loss was the first Big East series loss for the Bluejays in their three years as members of the conference. Creighton fell to 33-13 on the season and 11-4 in Big East play, while Xavier moved to 24-27 overall and 11-4 in the conference.