Creighton opens the Big East Tournament with a quarterfinal round contest against Seton Hall. The sixth seeded Blue Jays are 18-13 overall and finished the regular season 9-9 in conference play. Seton Hall is the third seed and stands 22-8 overall after finishing the conference race with a recxord of 12-6.
The winner between the Bluejays and Pirates will play in Friday’s 8:00 pm semifinal against either Xavier, Marquette or St. John’s.
Creighton is 3-2 all-time entering its third appearance at the Big East Tournament, where it went 2-1 in 2014 and lost in the finals to Providence in 2014, and went 1-1 in 2015 and fell in the quarterfinals to Georgetown
Tip off in Madison Square Garden is 8:30 pm.