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Creighton men’s basketball announces busy non-conference schedule

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Creighton men’s basketball unveiled a challenging non-conference schedule on Thursday.

The Bluejays will play two championship favorites in Kansas and Alabama this winter. Creighton will host the Jayhawks on Dec. 4 and travel to Tuscaloosa on Dec. 14.

Before those high-profile games, Creighton will play three games at the Players Era Festival in Las Vegas the week of Thanksgiving, starting with a contest against Oregon and former head coach Dana Altman. The Bluejays eliminated the Ducks in the round of 32 of the NCAA Tournament last March in a double overtime thriller.

Creighton opens the season with a five-game homestand starting Wednesday, Nov. 6 against Rio Grande Valley.

The 20-game Big East schedule is expected to roll out in September.

Here’s the full non-conference slate:

2024-25 Creighton – Men’s Basketball Non-Conference Program

Opponent Site Day Date Time (CST)

Wednesday November 6 UTRGV CHI Omaha Health Center

Sun. November 10 FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON CHI Health Center Omaha

Wednesday November 13 HOUSTON CHRISTIAN CHI Omaha Health Center

village. November 16 UMKC CHI Health Center Omaha

Friday. Nov 22 NEBRASKA CHI Omaha Health Center

The Era of Players Festival

Apple. November 26 vs. Oregon# Las Vegas, Nev.

Wednesday November 27 vs. TBD# Las Vegas, Nev.

Friday. November 29 vs. TBD# Las Vegas, Nev.

Wednesday Dec 4 KANSAS! CHI Omaha Health Center

village. December 7 UNLV CHI Health Center Omaha

village. Dec. 14 at Alabama Tuscaloosa, Ala.

BIG EAST Conference Tournament

Wednesday March 12 First Round New York City, NY

Thursday. March 13 Quarterfinals New York City, NY

Friday. March 14 Semifinals New York City, NY

village. Championship March 15 New York City, NY

# Players Era Festival (Las Vegas, Nevada)

! Big 12 – BIG EAST Battle

Home games in bold