Creighton basketball advances to Sweet 16

The Creighton men's basketball team beat Ohio, 72-58, to advance to its first Sweet 16 since the NCAA Tournament expanded to at least 64 teams.
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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (KLKN) — The Creighton men’s basketball team beat Ohio, 72-58, to advance to its first Sweet 16 since the NCAA Tournament expanded to at least 64 teams.

Marcus Zegarowski led all scorers with 20 points. All five starters for Creighton finished in double figures.

CU used a 16-2 run at the end of the first half to open up a 39-24 halftime advantage.

The Jays (22-8) will face top overall seed & undefeated Gonzaga (28-0) on Sunday at a time & TV network to be determined.

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