Creighton Bluejays

Part of the Big East Conference, were established in 1878, and their home arena is CHI Health Center Omaha, Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.
Creighton Bluejays

The Creighton Bluejays men’s basketball team, representing Creighton University in NCAA basketball, stands as a symbol of athletic excellence, community spirit, and relentless determination. Their journey in the realm of college basketball is not just about winning games; it’s a story that intertwines the rich history, unique culture, and competitive spirit of a team that has consistently made its mark. The Bluejays have carved out a distinct identity in NCAA basketball, known for their passionate fan base, strategic gameplay, and the ability to rise to the occasion in high-stakes matches.

Intriguing Facts About the Creighton Bluejays

  • Impressive Legacy: The Bluejays boast a remarkable all-time record, reflecting a legacy of consistent performance and resilience.
  • Fan Fervor: Ranking sixth nationally in home attendance in the 2014-15 season, the Bluejays enjoy a passionate and loyal fan base, averaging 17,048 fans per home game.
  • Conference Evolution: Their strategic move to the Big East Conference in 2013, following a major conference realignment, marked a new chapter in their rich history.
  • Historical Elite Eight Appearances: The team’s journey to the Elite Eight in both 1941 and 2023 reflects their long-standing tradition of excellence in college basketball.
  • Conference Dominance: Dominating the Missouri Valley Conference, the Bluejays have won a record number of regular-season and tournament titles, a testament to their prowess and strategic gameplay.

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The Historical Tapestry of the Creighton Bluejays

Creighton’s basketball program embarked on its storied journey by joining the North Central Conference in 1923, under the guidance of coach Arthur Schabinger. This era was marked by a series of successes, including four league titles, and a subsequent shift to the Missouri Valley Conference in 1928. Schabinger’s tenure was characterized by dominant performances, leading the team to eight league titles. The post-war era brought about significant changes, including a brief transition from Division I to Division III, before the team returned to its former glory.

The Golden Era – Eddie Hickey’s Leadership

The period of Eddie Hickey’s coaching from 1936 to 1947 stands out as a golden era for Creighton basketball. Known for his innovative fast-break style, Hickey led the team to immediate success, including an NCAA tournament appearance and two National Invitation Tournaments. His tenure culminated in a notable third-place finish in 1942, showcasing Creighton’s prowess on the national stage. Hickey’s influence extended beyond wins and losses, as he instilled a dynamic and aggressive style of play that became a hallmark of the Bluejays during this period.

Legendary Figures in Creighton Bluejays History

The history of the Bluejays is replete with legendary figures, including coaches like Arthur Schabinger, Eddie Hickey, and Greg McDermott, who have each left an indelible mark on the program. Alongside them, players such as Ed Beisser and more recent stars have significantly contributed to shaping the team’s legacy, making them household names among the Creighton community and basketball enthusiasts alike.

A Game to Remember

One of the most remarkable games in recent history is the 2023 NCAA tournament Elite Eight appearance. This game not only showcased the Bluejays’ tenacity and skill but also solidified their position as a formidable force in college basketball. The match was a testament to the team’s ability to perform under pressure and rise to the challenge on the national stage.

Creighton Bluejays [year] Schedule

Regular Season

Week Date Opponent Result
Week 1 Date: Tue 07/11/2023 Opponent: Florida A&M Rattlers Result: W 105-54
Week 1 Date: Sat 11/11/2023 Opponent: North Dakota State Bison Result: W 89-60
Week 2 Date: Tue 14/11/2023 Opponent: Iowa Hawkeyes Result: W 92-84
Week 2 Date: Sat 18/11/2023 Opponent: Texas Southern Tigers Result: W 82-50
Week 3 Date: Wed 22/11/2023 Opponent: Loyola-Chicago Ramblers Result: W 88-65
Week 3 Date: Thu 23/11/2023 Opponent: Colorado St. Rams Result: L 48-69
Week 4 Date: Thu 30/11/2023 Opponent: Oklahoma State Cowboys Result: W 79-65
Week 4 Date: Sun 03/12/2023 Opponent: Nebraska Cornhuskers Result: W 89-60
Week 5 Date: Sat 09/12/2023 Opponent: Central Michigan Chippewas Result: W 109-64
Week 6 Date: Wed 13/12/2023 Opponent: UNLV Rebels Result: L 64-79
Week 6 Date: Sat 16/12/2023 Opponent: Alabama Crimson Tide Result: W 85-82
Week 7 Date: Wed 20/12/2023 Opponent: Villanova Wildcats Result: L 66-68
Week 8 Date: Sat 30/12/2023 Opponent: Marquette Golden Eagles Result: L 67-72
Week 9 Date: Tue 02/01/2024 Opponent: Georgetown Hoyas Result: W 77-60
Week 9 Date: Sat 06/01/2024 Opponent: Providence Friars Result: W 69-60
Week 10 Date: Tue 09/01/2024 Opponent: DePaul Blue Demons Result: W 84-58
Week 10 Date: Sat 13/01/2024 Opponent: St. John’s Red Storm Result: W 66-65
Week 11 Date: Wed 17/01/2024 Opponent: Connecticut Huskies Result: L 48-62
Week 11 Date: Sat 20/01/2024 Opponent: Seton Hall Pirates Result: W 97-94
Week 12 Date: Tue 23/01/2024 Opponent: Xavier Musketeers Result: W 85-78
Week 12 Date: Sat 27/01/2024 Opponent: DePaul Blue Demons Result: W 85-62
Week 13 Date: Fri 02/02/2024 Opponent: Butler Bulldogs Result: L 98-99
Week 14 Date: Wed 07/02/2024 Opponent: Providence Friars Result: L 87-91
Week 14 Date: Sat 10/02/2024 Opponent: Xavier Musketeers Result: W 78-71
Week 15 Date: Tue 13/02/2024 Opponent: Georgetown Hoyas Result: W 94-72
Week 15 Date: Sat 17/02/2024 Opponent: Butler Bulldogs Result: W 79-57
Week 16 Date: Tue 20/02/2024 Opponent: Connecticut Huskies Result: W 85-66
Week 16 Date: Sun 25/02/2024 Opponent: St. John’s Red Storm Result: L 66-80
Week 17 Date: Wed 28/02/2024 Opponent: Seton Hall Pirates Result: W 85-64
Week 17 Date: Sat 02/03/2024 Opponent: Marquette Golden Eagles Result: W 89-75
Week 18 Date: Sat 09/03/2024 Opponent: Villanova Wildcats Result: W 69-67

Post Season

Week Date Opponent Result
Conf. Tournament Date: Thu 14/03/2024 Opponent: Providence Friars Result: L 73-78
NCAA Tournament Date: Thu 21/03/2024 Opponent: Akron Zips Result: W 77-60
NCAA Tournament Date: Thu 21/03/2024 Opponent: Akron Zips Result: TBD
Date: Sat 23/03/2024 Opponent: Oregon Ducks Result: W 86-73
Date: Fri 29/03/2024 Opponent: Tennessee Volunteers Result: L 75-82
NCAA Tournament Date: Fri 29/03/2024 Opponent: Tennessee Volunteers Result: TBD

Home of Creighton Bluejays: CHI Health Center Omaha

The CHI Health Center Omaha, serving as the home arena for the Bluejays since 2003, stands as one of the premier venues in college basketball. Known for its vibrant atmosphere and state-of-the-art facilities, the arena has been a cornerstone in the team’s high home game attendance and has played host to numerous memorable moments in Creighton basketball history.

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