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Highlight Reel: Butler and Villanova

Creighton got a big lift from Doug McDermott in back-to-back games this week. On Thursday, they withstood a furious rally by Butler to win thanks to McDermott’s three-pointer with 45 seconds left…and some tremendous defense in the final minute. Here’s links to WBR’s postgame coverage, followed by a package of highlights from the victory.

>> Morning After: #18 Creighton 68, Butler 63

>> Ott’s Thoughts: #18 Creighton Outlasts Butler at Historic Hinkle Fieldhouse

Then on Sunday, Creighton hosted #6 Villanova and treated a standing-room-only crowd to a great game. McDermott scored 39 points, the bench matched his output, and the Jays beat the Wildcats 101-80. Again, here’s WBR’s postgame coverage, following by highlights of the win.

>> Morning After: #18 Creighton 101, #6 Villanova 80

>> Photo Gallery: Creighton vs Villanova

About Tom Nemitz

Tom is the creative production manager at an Omaha advertising agency, and holds a BA in Journalism and Mass Communication from Creighton University. In his spare time, he covers Creighton sports for WBR, which he co-founded with four others in 2009.
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