The first-place Creighton Men’s Basketball earned its highest ranking in school history, coming in at No. 9 in this week’s AP poll. The Bluejays are also 10th in the Coaches poll and seventh in this week’s RPI released by the NCAA. The Bluejays are off to a 23-4 start and a 13-2 league record during its inaugural BIG EAST campaign, Creighton has won eight of nine games to move into the top-10.
Creighton’s No. 9 ranking in the AP poll is the best in program history, surpassing the No. 10 mark that had been reached on Jan. 20, 2003. This is the 36th different week in 74 polls that a Greg McDermott-led Creighton team has been in the the AP Top 25.
Creighton returns to action on Saturday with a 4:07 pm game at Xavier.